Tasoulla (Anastasia) Christou - Composer

Music for the Concert Hall combining tradition with innovation

Concert on 15th March 2017 at Hellenic Centre London

      A CONCERT OF CHAMBER MUSIC

  COMPOSED BY TASOULLA CHRISTOU

FREEMAN OF THE MUSICIANS’ COMPANY

SHOWCASING THE COMPANY’S YEOMEN

           ADRIENN KANTOR (FLUTE)

       AND

       KE MA (PIANO)

AND

       OTHER DISTINGUISHED MUSICIANS                                                                         


        15TH MARCH 2017 AT 7:30PM


     THE HELLENIC CENTRE

     16-18 PADDINGTON STREET

  LONDON W1U 5AS


Entry is free but please pre-book either on press@helleniccentre.org or on 0207 563 9835 



             Romance    Flute and Piano   

          Skopos II    Flute and piano    

          Tanz   Solo   Flute    

          Norwegian Reflections   Solo Piano   

          Dreams of May   Soprano and Piano  

          Agnus Dei   Soprano and Piano  

          Hymn to Aphrodite   Flute, Piano and Soprano

          SHORT BREAK

          Imagined Ritual    String Quartet with Double Bass

          Silver Moon Silver Lake String Quartet

          City Scenes    Wind Quintet

 

A RECEPTION WILL BE HELD FOLLOWING THE CONCERT.

 

 

Biographies


Composer: Freeman Tasoulla Christou studied piano at the National Conservatoire of Greece in Nicosia, and then in England with professors at the Royal Academy of Music. She later turned to composition, obtaining degrees from London and Middlesex Universities. Her compositions have been performed in London and other venues in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia. In 2015 she was awarded the Miriam Gideon Prize for New Music by the International Alliance for Women in Music, based in the USA. In 2016 she became a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.

www.tasoullachristoucomposer.com

Flautist: Yeoman Adrienn Kantor - prize winner of the New York Flute Club’s Competition, the Bard Conservatory’s Concerto Competition, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Concerto Competition, and the John MacGregor Flute Prize at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She received the Worshipful Company of Musicians Silver Medal in 2015, and joined the Company’s Yeomen Programme in January 2016.

https://www.adriennkantor.com

Pianist: Yeoman Ke Ma - winner of the Worshipful Company of Musicians prestigious Prince’s Prize and a Maisie Lewis Young Artists Fund concert. She recently won the first prize in the 18th Concours International de Piano de la ville de Maisons-Lafitte. She joined the Company’s Yeoman Programme in February 2016.

http://www.kemapianist.com

Soprano: Katerina Mina - graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with full scholarships from the Corporation of London and the A.G. Leventis Foundation. She was a prize winner at the “Julián Gayarre International Singing Competition” in Spain and the “Consorso Vocale Internationale di Musica Sacra” in Italy.

http://www.katerinamina.com

 The String Quintet: Joana Ly (Violin) Stefano D’Ermenegildo (Violin)    Lisa Bucknell (Viola)  Davina Shum (Cello)  Lewis Tingey (Double Bass

The Wind Quintet: Robert Manesse (Flute), Melanie Ragge (Oboe), Neyire Ashworth (Clarinet), Stephen Stirling (Horn), Adam Mackenzie (Bassoon)

http://www.newlondonchamberensemble.co.uk