Tasoulla (Anastasia) Christou - Composer

Music for the Concert Hall combining tradition with innovation

 

REVIEWS

 

Comments from the audience on "An Evening with Tasoulla Christou"

St James's Church Piccadilly, London, England, October 25th 2012:

"I was enchanted throughout your concert - above all your virtuosity. You were well translated by your performers and you engaged the whole choir. Prodigious." 

"We very much enjoyed the variety and depth of each composition. It was a real delight."

" We could not get over how wonderful your music is. We all think you have a great talent."

"I wanted to congratulate you on a lovely concert. Everyone seemd to enjoy it. Amazing to see the breadth of styles."

"It was amazing for me to discover the variety of your compositions. It is not often that composers nowadays can incorporate so many elements in their work in such an effective way."

"The 'Cheruvikon' and the 'Hymn to Aphrodite' are most impressive."

"A great talent and virtuosity ... the concert was fantastic, unmatchable ... with flavours of East and West"

"I enjoyed every minute"

"We really enjoyed the concert, with such beautiful meldoies and calming tones, with variety of performances."

"The variety of styles from NIneteenth Century to Abstract was a real surprise. I do not often sit through an evening which offers so much variety."

 

Review from Cyprus Newspaper Haravghi on the concert "The Gardens of Ahprodite" in Hanover, Germany, on 30th October 2012 at which 'Romance" was performed for violin and piano:

"The programme commenced with European pieces...inspired by myths and  legends and then followed pieces dedicated to love, such as the piece 'Romance' by the Cypriot composer Tasoulla Christou."

Comments from the audience on the premiere of  "City Scenes" at the Banquet to the Lord Mayor held by the Worshipful Company of Marketors on 30th July 2014

The work was very well received  and the following are some responses from the audience:

"The Lord Mayor knows a lot about music and she was captivated by it.  The Master Musician and his Clerk said that it must be played again in the City and hoped it would be recorded. Everyone is talking about it , hugely appreciatively. Jeanne (the Master's Consort) and I will never never forget the huge honour you have paid me by dedicating that truly wonderful piece to me. Hearing it was a real joy and made me feel truly humble but very proud" (Michael Harrison, Master Marketor)

"What a triumph last night. We loved your composition, which was accessible, melodious, easy on the ear and so suitable for the occasion. Many thanks for this gift to the Company heritage (Past Master, Worshipful Company of Marketors, Venetia Howes).

"Congratulations to Tasoulla on her wonderful composition "City Scenes" which was premiered last night. It was superb" (Jane Davies, Headmistress, St Dunstan's College)

"Tasoulla, your music was exquisite" (Zoe Protopapas. Protopapas Solicitors)

"Your music was divine" (Steven Rowe, Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Marketors)