10th July | DEBUSSY & DVOŘÁK

Kalamata Dance Megaron - Studio | 20:30 o'clock | Entrance 5 €

Chamber music concert

 

Daniel Dascălu – piano, Radu Barabancea – violin, Jamila Garayusifli – violin, Aleksandar Jordanovski – viola, Dimitris Lampos – violoncello  

 

Programme:

 

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862 – 1918), Piano Trio in G major

  • Andante con molto allegro

  • Scherzo. Moderato con allegro

  • Intermezzo. Andante espressivo

  • Finale. Appassionato

 

Daniel Dascălu – piano, Radu Barabancea – violin, Dimitris Lampos – violoncello  

 

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ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841 – 1904), Piano Quintet in A major, Opus 81

  • Allegro ma non tanto

  • Dumka: Andante con moto

  • Scherzo-Furiant. Molto vivace - Poco tranquillo

  • Finale. Allegro

 

Daniel Dascălu – piano, Radu Barabancea – violin, Jamila Garayusifli – violin, Aleksandar Jordanovski – viola, Dimitris Lampos – violoncello

Daniel Dascălu was born in Iași, Romania, in 1991 and began taking piano lessons at the age of 7. In 2014 he graduated with the highest honors from the National University of Music in Bucharest (UNMB), the piano class of Professor Dana Borșan, subsequently obtaining a Master’s degree in 2016.  Starting with October 2017, he is studying a PhD programme at UNMB, under the guidance of Prof. Dana Borșan, and had also been appointed associate assistant professor at the UNMB within the piano department. In 2018 he had also obtained a Master’s Diploma at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, under the tutelage of Prof. Martin Hughes.

Daniel is a double laureate at the Suzana Szörenyi International Competition, being awarded second prize in 2016 in the category piano four-hands and third prize in 2017 in the lied duo section. In the previous years, Daniel won the Mihail Jora National Competition and the Beethoven prize (2014), awarded by Music Critics (Uniunea Criticilor Muzicali). He is also a laureate of Carl Filtsch International Piano Competition. Earlier prizes include several first prizes in the Romanian Music Olympics.

Daniel has performed recitals in Austria, Germany, Italy and Romania and performed concertos with Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra and UNMB Orchestra and participated in the implementation of many projects such as:

„von ppppppp bis ffffffff“ - sämtliche Ligeti-Etüden für Klavier – Vienna, Austria, 2017;

European Liedforum- Vilnius, 2013;

White Keys, Black Keys – Novara, 2011;

The Composers of the year 2011: Liszt, Enescu, Jora (at the German Embassy in Bucharest),

Tinerii și Muzica (Youth and Music) - Bucureşti,

Vacanțe Muzicale (Musical Holidays)- Piatra Neamţ,

Since 2012 he is invited every year as a guest to play at the Romanian Atheneum in the Stagiunea de marți seara project, dedicated to young musicians.

He has benefited from participation in masterclasses given by Klaus Hellwig, Peter Donohoe, Roberto Plano, Mihaela Ursuleasa, Thomas Hell, Gabriel Amiraș, Juhani Lagerspetz, Walter Krafft.

Performances by Daniel Dascălu have been broadcast on the Romanian National Radio (Radio România Cultural) and Trinitas Television.

As a Crescendo Foundation artist, Daniel played recitals in Sárospatak (HU), Brașov and Iași (RO).

In 2015 he was awarded Creativity Prize (Premiul Creativității ArCub – UNATC) at the recommendation of the University of Music in Bucharest, an honor awarded to students who have made significant and creative contribution in their study fields.

Radu Barabancea started playing the violin at age 7, as a student at the "Carmen Sylva" Music School, in Ploiesti, Romania. After finishing highschool, he decided to continue studying the violin at an academic level. He then joined the Bachelor’s Programme at the University of Music Bucharest, in the violin class of Prof. Gabriel Croitoru. While there, he also studied chamber music, with Prof. Raluca Ioana Voicu-Arnautoiu.

After he finished his studies in Bucharest, Radu went to the Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum, in Augsburg, to study with Prof. Petru Munteanu. He graduated the Master’s Programme there in 2017.

While a student, he won prizes at several national and international competitions for violin and chamber music and participated at masterclasses with teachers such as: Adelina Oprean, Salvatore Accardo, Petru Munteanu, Ulrike Titze, Weidong Tong, Beiba Skride.

He regularly holds chamber music concerts in Germany and Romania and is also active as an orchestra musician.

Born in 1994 in Baku, Azerbaijan, Jamila Garayusifli entered the violin class of the secondary special music school named after Bul-Bul in 2000. Since then she has participated and consistently become a laureate of many renowned festivals and competitions including Arosa Music Academy (2018, the winner of Arosa Kultur Special Award), Klassik Nuevo Festival (2019, 2018, 2017), Kalamata Music Days (2019, 2018), Jura Music Festival (2018, 2017), Académie de Musique Tibor Varga (2017), Wiener Meisterkurse (2016, 2014), Domaine Rurhof-Butgenbach (2013), Musica Mundi (2011-2015), Domaine Rurhof-Butgenbach (2013), International Competition Music Association of the 21st Century (2011, 1st prize). Her name is included in the “Golden Book of Talents” in Azerbaijan. Jamila has appeared as a soloist with Moscow State Symphonic Orchestra of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Uzeyir Hajibeyov Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, the Gara Garayev Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra, TAU Student Symphony Orchestra (Tel-Aviv), Bratislava Chamber Orchestra, and others under baton of renowned conductors such as Rauf Abdullayev, Maxim Vengerov, Roman Belishev, Yoav Talmi, Ayyub Guliyev and others. She premiered Pierre Thilloy’s “Khojaly 613” in June 2015 to great critical acclaim. Jamila also performs in chamber music formations such as CHAARTS Chamber Artists, CameratAmoyal (artistic director Pierre Amoyal), Klassik Nuevo chamber orchestra and Sinfonietta of Lausanne. In 2011 Jamila entered the Baku Music Academy in the violin class of Professor Zahra Guliyeva. After one year, she moved to Tel-Aviv and entered the Buchmann-Mehta school of the University of Tel-Aviv in the violin class of Professor Ilya Konovalov. That same year she was a grant holder of Zubin Mehta’s foundation in Israel. Jamila is currently a student of Professor Svetlana Vernikov-Makarova at the HEMU (University of Music of Lausanne) in Switzerland, working towards her Master of Arts HES-SO in Music Performance, Concert.

Aleksandar Jordanovski was born in 1995 at Skopje, North Macedonia. He began to play the violin at age of five, but at Music Highschool at the age of 14 he switched to the viola, which became his passion and led him to become a professional violist.

Since 2013, he studies with Prof. Felix Schwartz at the Rostock Faculty of Music, where he did his Bachelor and a Master degree. Since 2010 he is a prize winner of numerous competitions. He is a 1st Prize winner at the 2010 and 2012 Viola Competition at Skopje, a Grand Prix winner of the Eilat International Music Competition in Israel, 1st Prize winner of the International String Competition in Serbia, 1st Prize winner of the Chamber Music Competition in Skopje, two times 2nd Prize and special prize winner at the Chamber Music Competition in Rostock, Germany (2014 and 2016).

Already during highschool he had a position in the Radio Orchestra in Skopje, an honorary position in the N. Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, honorary position at the No Borders Orchestra, with which he recorded CDs for Deutsche Grammophon and Universal Music.

Since his studies in Germany, he played with the Rostock Philharmonic Orchestra, the Komische Oper Berlin, Theater Vorpommern and Staatskapelle Berlin.

As a soloist he played with the N. Macedonian Philharmonic, the Music University Orchestra in Rostock, the Rostock Philharmonic Orchestra, the Malchin Chamber Ensemble and the „Concertino“ Ensemble in Bavaria.

He made his chamber music debut recording in 2015 and his solo recording debut in 2017 with the NDR Kultur.

Since 2018 he is a member of the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin State Opera - „Staatskapelle Berlin“ and Honorary Professor at the Kloster Schöntal Masterclasses in Germany.

Dimitris Lampos was born in Athens in 1994 and grew up in Kalamata. He started violoncello lessons at the age of 7 with Nikolas Kavakos at the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata and continued with Dionysis Kottaridis. He has studied violoncello (Bachelor of Music) in the class of Hartmut Tröndle at the “Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum” of the Augsburg University, Germany, and in 2019 he also graduated from the Conservatory Orfeio of Athens and the class of Nikolas Kavakos obtaining the diploma for cello with the highest grade.

At the same time, he is attending international masterclasses and having lessons with renowned musicians and pedagogues like for instance: Julius Berger and Hyun-Jung Berger, Maximilian Hornung, Indira Rahmatulla, Gustav Rivinius, Ulrich Voss and Leo Winland.

In March 2018, Dimitris Lampos won the second prize at the “7th National Competition Maria Cherogiorgou-Sigara” in Athens.

Together with his colleagues of the Trio “Weischjasel”, an ensemble consisting of violin, cello and double bass, he is a scholar of the Yehudi Menuhin - Live Music Now Augsburg e.V. institution since 2016. With this ensemble he has been playing regularly since 2014 in concert halls and stages in Augsburg and Munich.

Dimitris Lampos is playing chamber music frequently and has also appeared at the Megaron of Athens (2015).

He has been for many years a member of the Symphonic Youth Orchestra of the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata, with which he has appeared among others at the Megaron of Athens (2009), at the Greek National Opera (2010) and at venues in Germany (2009). He has collaborated with the chamber orchestra “Concertino” of Prof. Petru Munteanu and is a member of the Symphonic Orchestra of Kalamata.

Dimitris Lampos is the production manager and co-founder, together with cellist Indira Rahmatulla and the composer and artistic director of the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata Stathis Giftakis, of the classical music festival International Kalamata Music Days.

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