projects

By clicking on each project, you can see details about some of the past years’ themed recitals as well as upcoming ones. Any other projects without a specific theme – including lots of Lieder Concerts – are not mentioned in this section.

PIANO SOLO

BEETHOVEN Vol. I

Rondo Op. 51 Nr.1 in C major
Sonata Op. 3 Nr.2 in C major
32 Variations Wo080 in c minor
Sonata Op. 13 in c minor “Pathetique”

BEETHOVEN Vol. II

32 Variations Wo080 in c minor
Sonata Quasi una fantasia Op.27 Nr.1 in e flat
Sonata Op.27 Nr.2 in c sharp minor “Moonlight”
Polonaise Op.89 in C major
Sonata Op.110 in A flat major

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Suite Bergamasque
Reverie
Preludes
La puerta del vino
– Cathedral Engloutie
– La fille aux cheveux de lin
– Feux d ‘artifice

Deux Arabesques
Images Vol. I
La plus que lente
L’isle joyeuse

THE IMMORTAL CHOPIN

Polonaise Op.71 Nr.1
Two Nocturnes Op. 9
Three Mazurkas Op.17
Ballade Op. 23 in g minor
Scherzo Nr.2 Op.31 in b flat minor
Two Nocturnes Op.32
Fantasie Op.49 in f minor

LOVE & DEATH IN THE YEARS OF ROMANTICISM

SCHUMANN, Robert
Arabesque in C major Op. 18
SCHUMANN- WIECK, Clara
Three Romances Op.21
BRAHMS, Johannes
Four Ballades Op. 10
LISZT, Franz
Three Nocturnes  (Liebesträume ) S.541
CHOPIN, Frédéric
Fantasy in f minor Op.49

THE ROMANTIC TRIANGLE • Clara, Robert, Johannes

BRAHMS, Johannes
2 Rhapsodies Op.79
SCHUMANN, Clara
Soirées Musicales Op.6
SCHUMANN, Robert
Carnaval Op.9

PIANISTS AS COMPOSERS

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus
Fantasy K.475 in c minor
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van
Sonata Op.8 in C minor “Pathetique”
CHOPIN, Frédéric
Sonata Nr.3, Op.58 in b minor

FORMA MUSICALE

Various programs with a selection of pieces using widely used musical form/terms over the centuries such as Sonata, Fantasia, Suita, Partita, Prelude, Variations, Ballade, Rhapsody….

FORMA MUSICALE Vol. I SONATA

HAYDN​, Joseph 
Sonata in e minor No.53, Hob.XVI:34
SIBELIUS​, Jean 
Sonata Op.12 in F major
SCARLATTI​, Domenico 
Sonata in D major K.145 – Allegretto
Sonata in G major K.144- Cantabile
Sonata in C minor K. 84 – Allegro
BERG, Alban
Sonata Op.1
RAVEL​, Maurice 
Sonatine

CHAMBER MUSIC
GREEK COMPOSERS

ANTONIOU, Theodoros
Lament, for solo flute (1988)
BORBOUDAKIS, Minas
Three meditations, for melodic instrument and piano (1998)
TAYLOR, Nestor
TENEBRAE – 3 Preludes for solo piano (2020-2021) ***World Premiere
ANTONOPOULOS, Antonios
Devouement, for flute and piano (1996. 2001)
Anastazios
Sakura, for flute and piano (2003-2004)
SAMARAS, Christos
Sonata, for flute and piano (2018) ***World Premiere

PARIS – THE GOLDEN ERA

LALO, Édouard
Sonata for cello and piano in a minor
DEBUSSY, Claude
Sonata for cello and piano
FRANCK, César
Sonata for cello and piano in A major

THE VOICE OF THE CELLO

SCHUMANN, Robert
Fantasiestücke Op.73
JANÁČEK, Leoš
Pohádka
DEBUSSY, Claude
Cello Sonata
DE FALLA, Manuel
Suite espagnole populaire

META-ΦYSICS vol.I

ANDRIKOPOULOS, Dimitris
12 Haiku for soprano and ensemble *greek premiere 2021.11.20
PÄRT, Arvo
Spiegel im Spiegel, for violin and piano
PAN, Xingzimin
Kaidan  op.13 for flute and piano
NORDHEIM, Arne
Flashing, for solo accordion
CRUMB, George
Vox Balaenae  for flute, cello and piano

META-ΦYSICS vol.II

JANÁČEK, Leoš
Pohádka for cello & piano
TARRODI, Andrea
CRYSTALLITES for solo piano
PAN, Xingzimin
 KAIDAN Op.13 for flute and piano
BORBOUDAKIS, Minas
THREE MEDITATIONS for cello & piano
CRUMB, George
VOX BALAENAE for amplified flute, cello and piano

ROMANTICISM IN SWEDEN AND GERMANY

SCHUMANN, Robert
Fantasiestücke Op.73 for cello and piano
ANDREE, Elfrida
Piano Trio Nr.2 in g minor
MANKELL, Henning
Nocturne for cello and piano
SCHUMANN, Robert
Piano Quartet Op.47 in E flat


THE GREAT ROMANTICS

SCHUBERT, Franz
Sonata for violin and piano Op.137 Nr.3 in g minor
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van
Sonata for violin and piano Op.30 Nr.2 in c minor
STRAUSS, Richard
Sonata for violin and piano Op.18 in E flat


REVERIES & DANCES

BARTÓK, Béla
Rumanian Folk Dances
GLUCK, Christoph W.
Dance of the blessed spirits from the Opera Orpheus & Euridice
KARPODINI, Lefki
Corona Valse or solo piano
ANASTAZIOS
SAKURA (Cherry Trees) for flute and piano * world premiere in Greece
KHACHATURIAN, Aram
Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia from the ballet Spartacus
Sabre Dance from the ballet Gayane
MENDELSSOHN, Felix
Two songs without words Op. 19/1, Op.67/4
GYFTAKIS, Stathis
3 Imaginary Dances for flute and piano
FAURE, Gabriel
Apres un reve
TAFFANEL, Paul
Fantasy on C.M. von Weber’s Der Freischutz


AIMEZ-VOUS BRAHMS?

BRAHMS, Johannes

Sonata for piano and cello Op. 99 in F major
Sonata for piano and violin Op.108 in d minor
Piano Trio Op.87 in C major

ROMANCE AND PASSION

ELGAR, Edward
Salut d’amour Op.12
SUK, Josef
Appassionato Op.17 Nr.2
TOSELLI, Enrico
Serenata Rimpianto Op.6 Nr.1
KREISLER, Fritz
Syncopation
Tambourin Chinois Op.3
BRAHMS, Johannes
Hungarian dances (selection)
TCHAIKOVSKY, Pyotr Ilyich
Melodie Op.42 Nr.3
Folk Tune
Ochi Chernye (black eyes) – violin and piano transcription by Lefki Karpodini
KARPODINI, Lefki
Corona Valse – violin and piano transcription by Lefki Karpodini *world premiere in Greece
FAURE, Gabriel
Apres un reve
KREISLER, Fritz
La Gitana
CHAMINADE, Cecile
Serenade Espagnole, Op.150
PIAZZOLLA, Astor
Adios Nonino
DE FALLA, Manuel
Jota | Spanish Dance Nr.1  (from “La vida Breve”)

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

FRANZ LISZT
Hungarian Rhapsody No2 *
JOHANNES BRAHMS
Hungarian Dances No7,6,5 *
MATYAS SEIBER *
Easy Dances
FRANZ LISZT
Christmas Tree Suite *
GIULIO CACCINI
Ave Maria
J.S.BACH
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring *
PAUL HILLER
Christmas Eve
ADOLPHE ADAM
O Holy Night
REYNALDO HAHN
Berceuse pour la veille de Noël *
OTTORINO RESPIGHI
Fröhliche Weihnacht Überall
FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
WELSH CAROL
Deck the Halls
LEROY ANDERSON
Sleigh Ride *
FRENCH CAROL
Ding Dong Merrily on High
GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL
Joy to the World
JAMES L. PIERPONT/ MICHAEL BROWNLEE WALKER
Jingle Bells *

  • * for piano duet
    ** for voice and piano
PIANO DUO

with pianist Michael Brownlee Walker

INVITATION TO THE DANCE Vol. I

BRAHMS, Johannes
Five Valses Op.39 ,  for four hands
DVORAK, Antonin
Slavonic Dances Op.46 Nr. 1.4.7. ,  for four hands
JUON, Paul
Tanzrhythmen Op.14, Op.24, Op.41 (selection) , for four hands
LISZT, Franz
Mephisto Walz Nr.1 S599 ,  for four hands
DEBUSSY, Claude
Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane ,  for two pianos
SEIBER, Matyas
Leichte Tänze ,  for four hands
BENNETT, Richard Rodney
Suite in four movements ,  for two pianos

INVITATION TO THE DANCE Vol. II • ESPAÑA

INFANTE, Manuel
Trois Danses Andalouses ,  for two pianos
CORNICK, Mike
Jazz Suite ,  for four hands
CHABRIER, Emmanuel
España , for two pianos
CARMICHAEL, John
Bahama Rumba ,  for two pianos
BENJAMIN, Arthur
Jamaican Rumba, for two pianos
RAVEL, Maurice
Rhapsodie Espagnole, for four hands
BOLCOM, William
Recuerdos , for two pianos


INVITATION TO THE DANCE Vol. III • LA VALSE

CHABRIER, Emmanuel
Trois Valses Romantiques / for two pianos
DEBUSSY, Claude
Petite Suite / for four hands
SAINT- SAËNS, Camille
Dance Macabre / for two pianos
MILHAUD, Darius
Scaramouche / for two pianos
DEBUSSY, Claude
L’enfant Prodigue / for four hands
RAVEL, Maurice
La Valse / for two pianos


INVITATION TO THE DANCE Vol. IV – for piano duet (four hands)

A selection of pieces from the previous Volumes of “Invitation to the Dance”with pieces only written for four hands as well as new repertoire.

VARIATIONS

BRAHMS, Johannes
Variations on a theme by Haydn Op.56b / for two pianos
ARENSKY, Anton
Suite Nr. 3 “Variations” / for two pianos
SAINT-SAËNS, Camille
Variations on a them by Beethoven / for two pianos
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus
Andante and Variations K.501 / for four hands
LUTOSLAWSKI, Witold
Variations on a theme by Paganini / for two pianos


A NIGHT AT THE OPERA Vol. I

MOZART | BUSONI
The Magic Flute – Overture
BORODIN | POPE
Polovtsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor
LISZT
Réminiscences de l’opéra Norma de Bellini / Grand Fantasy for two pianos
VERDI | PIERNÉ
Hymne-Marche et Danse από την όπερα Aïda
CATALANI | Michael Brownlee Walker
Ebben? ne andrò lontana from the opera La Wally
PUCCINI | Dimitris Andrikopoulos
O mio babbino caro from the opera Gianni Schicchi
GRAINGER
Fantasy on George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess – Fantasy for two pianos