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CONSTANTINOS KARYOTAKIS

Screenplay by TASOS PSARAS

Directed by TASOS PSARAS

LYRA
FOUR CONTEMPORARY PIECES

2010



FOUR CONTEMPORARY PIECES

Music: Vassilis Dimitriou

Double Quartet op.11 for four musicians, clarinet, flute, violin, cello and four dancers (1980)
violin: Pantelis Despotidis, clarinet: Thanassis Arapidis, flute: Spyros Rengios, cello: Christos Sfetsas
Conductor: Vassilis Dimitriou

Recording Yannis Triffyllis, Studio Action, 12 / 1980

This work was commissioned by the Center for Classical Ballet and its director at that time, Leonidas De Pian. It was performed in the framework of an event entitled Expression '80-'81 under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture on April 5th and 6th, 1981, at the "Kappa" Theater, and the choreography was by Leonidas De Pian.

Costumes Guy Mathis

The dancers were René Camer, Katerina Dima, Anastasia Argyropoulou and Thea Connelly.

Toccata op. 15 for piano (1985) Piano: Vicky Stylianou

11 PIANO PIECES, op.9 (1979) Piano: Vicky Stylianou
4. No. 1 5. No. 2 6. No.3 7. No.4 8. No.5 9. No.6 10. No.7 11. No.8 12. No.9 13. No.10 14. No.11

Recording Tassos Bakassietas

The Toccata was premiered by Vicky Stylianou at a concert organized by the Greek Composers' Union and entitled Styles, on January 20th, 2005, at the Hellenic American Union auditorium in Athens. Both the Toccata and the 11 Piano Pieces were recorded at Studio D of Hellenic Radio on 22,23 and 24 March and on 22 April, 2005.

THREE TALL WOMEN op.17 for cello in seven movements (1995)
Cello: Kostas Theos

Recording George Karyotis, Studio Polysound 9 / 1995

This work was composed for the production of the play by the same title by Edward Albee, performed at the Athinon Theater and directed by Andreas Voutsinas, featuring Eleni Hadjiargyri, Zoe Laskari, Katerina Marangou and Makis Destounis.

Translation Errikos Beliés
Sets Marios Voutsinas
Architectural studies for sets Haris Koskinas
Costumes Loukia

 

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