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George Kontogiorgos

Rank #1 GR Athens, GR Classical / Contemporary / World

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Sounds Like: Henryk Górecki, Christos Hatzis, Pēteris Vasks, Mahler, Gustav, Tōru Takemitsu

Label: NAXOS, LYRA, ZODIAC

Manager: George Kontogiorgos

Bio: During the 60s and 70s, he had a successful career as songwriter, arranger and conductor of music ensembles, in record studios. He recorded more than 70 ballads and popular songs for well-known popular singers. One of his songs is included in a golden record. He also arranged more than 250 songs ... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: GEORGE KONTOGIORGOS: String Quartet no 1 “Unicorn”, 1st mvt. http://t.co/d2n7CpHSRN

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NEW CD release by NAXOS
Oct 1, 2013
My CD "de profundis" with the New Hellenic Quartet, is available for downloading... [more]
"EVMELIA" INTERNATIONAL FES...
Mar 27, 2013
World premiere of my recent composition for Piano Trio entitled "Flowing Memorie... [more]
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  • Wed

    Jun 18


    Athens, ATTIC, GR | 8:00pm
    Benaki Museum
    Athens, ATTIC, GR
    Wed Jun 18 8:00pm

    Details

    The Artis Quartet plays my works: String Quartet No 3 (Byzantine) and Miniatures for Marimba and String Quartet. Soloist: Marinos Tranoudakis

  • 2013

    Oct 4


    Medellin, ANTIO, CO | 8:00pm
    Museo de Antioquia
    Medellin, ANTIO, CO
    Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    TWO WORLD PREMIERES: The Tayrona String Quartet performs my string quartets: No 1 - Unicorn and No 2 - Byzantine, recently released on a CD by NAXOS Record Company. Members: Juan Guillermo Úsuga Pérez: Violín, Julián Esteban Jiménez: Violín, Jorge Luis Zapata: Viola, Daniel Esteban Arango: Cello

  • 2013

    Jun 30


    Arcata, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Arcata, CA, US
    Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    Beverley Johnston will perform my composition dedicated to her, entitled "AXION ESTI" for stamna (udu drum), voice and SurroundSound track, during the Zeltsman Marimba Festival, in Arcata, CA, USA. Bev and her Masterclass students have performed several times AXION ESTI. Preparation of SurroundSound track by Christos Hatzis

  • 2013

    Apr 26


    Agria, 37300, GR | 8:00pm
    Porphyrogenis Foundation
    Agria, 37300, GR
    Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    World premiere of Christos Hatzis/George Kontogiorgos compositions entitled "Dominance" and "One Unwithering Kiss" for Piano Trio by Volodja Balzalorsky, violin (Slovenia), Seeli Toivio, cello (Finland) and Maria Pikoula, piano (Hellas). "EVMELIA" International Music Festival.

  • 2013

    Apr 15


    Agria, 37300, GR | 8:00pm
    Porphyrogenis Foundation
    Agria, 37300, GR
    Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    World premiere of my Piano Trio "Flowing Memories" by Franziska Hölscher, violin (Germany), Miranda Harding, cello (UK), Ng Chong Lim, piano (Malaysia). "Anthology of music for Piano Trio", "EVMELIA" International Music Festival.

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  • José Manuel Rosa (Artist) José Manuel Rosa
    George Kontogiorgos is a great composer, with a great knowledge of harmony and theory of music in general, as well as an amazing musical good taste. I hope conduct as soon ...
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Enjoyed your tracks!
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Liked your music.. keep it up!
  • Blue Wanders (Artist) Blue Wanders
    Hey George....great work....awesome songs...!!! :) rock on!!! Greetings from Blue Wanders..!!! :)
  • Egmont Zumbroich (Artist) Egmont Zumbroich
    Hi George it´s my pleasure to meet you. Thanks for the enjoying your wonderful compositons and music!! Kind regards Egmont
  • Francisco Merino Morales (Artist) Francisco Merino Mor...
    I really love your music. Congratulations and Greetings from Spain
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