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New CD release on Oprheo featuring works by Vassilis Tenidis.

 

Tarregiana, suite concertante for guitar and orchestra

Rebetiki Suite, for guitar duo

Performed by THE DODECACHORDON

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New CD release on Orpheo featuring VOICES OF OCCUPIED CYPRUS

World famous coloratura soprano Erika Miklósa collaborates with DODECACHORDON for the recording of Notis Georgiou’s work ’Voices of Occupied Cyprus’, singing in the Cypriot dialect.

 

 

Music and text by Notis Georgiou

Performed by THE DODECACHORDON

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Susan Marku and Notis Georgiou have been performing together since 1994 as the Dodecachordon (twelve-string ensemble) Guitar Duo.

 

Several composers have dedicated works to the Duo.

 

Its repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary music, mainly including compositions and transcriptions by Notis Georgiou.

 

Dodecachordon has repeatedly received national and international awards.

 

Recordings by the duo appear under the Orpheo Label.

Text Box: SUSAN MARKU was raised in a musical environment. She studied piano, recorder and music theory and began playing the guitar at the age of eleven. Just three years later, she gave her first recital and won her first prize at the Hungarian Youth Competition. Soon, the lute and guitar literature won her over. 
 
She continued her studies at the Liszt Academy, graduating as a soloist and chamber musician with distinction. She completed her studies, specializing in modern and contemporary music literature in Florence (Italy) at the prestigious Scuola di Musica di Fiésole with Alfonso Borghese,  who noted Susan’s geometrical approach regarding the instrument and its technique. 
 
She attended masterclasses with Mislivecek, Jesus Sanchez, Wurdinger, Zabka, David Russel e.o.
 
Her intensive performance, recording, composition and teaching activities have taken her all over the world. She teaches at the ‘Georg Solti’ National Music School.
 
Having formed the DODECACHORDON Guitar Duo with Notis Georgiou, they have been performing and recording since 1994, receiving numerous awards and performing a substantial number of world premieres.

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WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING

New CD release on Oprheo featuring

METAMORPHOSES

by Notis Georgiou

 

Performed by THE DODECACHORDON

WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING

New CD release on Oprheo featuring

 

Concertino per ventidue

the first Hungarian Guitar Concerto

 

Folías all’antica

by Notis Georgiou

 

Performed by :

Orchestra of Liszt Ferenc Conservatory, Debrecen

Conductor: Zoltán Kováts

Soloist: Notis Georgiou

THE DODECACHORDON

 

Reviews

“A most beautiful programme, real music delicacies, gentle music in the hands of masters!”

Sebestyén Márta

 

"Tonight’s performance was so intimate! As if every single member of the audience were a personal friend and admirer of Dodecachordon."

Ansaf Hilu, Reporter

 

"Listening to the Dodecachordon, I felt their music smoothed out my soul."

Attila Ádám

 

"They perform with such naturalness, as if their music already sounded out before they even began."

Katalin Károlyi, Mezzosoprano

 

Bonn, Beethoven-Haus

« A really overwhelming performance !»

 

Anthony Pilavachi, Opera Director

(Echo Klassik Award 2012 for the

Best Opera DVD 2012 worldwide)

 

 

 

 „…It is thanks to this ingenious young couple that the Bratislava audience first met Márta Sebestyén. Their performance was an overwhelming music experience !”

 

Erzsébet Pogány, Editor, Cleveland, Bratislava

 

 

„This concert is as special as you are: beautiful, harmonic and exalting, placid and serene !” 

 

Hedvig Dvorsky, Art Critic

 

 

 

„We are deeply grateful for the stunningly beautiful melodies...,

for bringing to us ART,

as it was handed over by our ancestors.”

 

Gitta Pálinkás, Bratislava