Maurice Ravels masterpiece for voice and guitar

01/03/2016

We are happy to present Maurice Ravels masterpiece Five Greek Folk songs for voice and guitar

Eugenia Kanthou has completed a very tasteful and skillful arrangement for voice and guitar of the more known version for voice and piano. The songs are performed in french or greek.

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Professor Eugenia Kanthou has the following credentials

  • Guitar studies with Prof. Karl Scheit and composition studies with Prof. Friedrich Neumann at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, musicology studies at Technical University Berlin
  • Guest performances as soloist and chamber musician at renowned festivals including Vienna Festival, Vienna Musiksommer, Carinthischer Sommer in Ossiach, Tibor Varga Festival in Switzerland, Marlboro Music Festival USA, Gotland Chamber Music Festival in Sweden, Europäische Wochen Passau and International J. K. Mertz Guitar Festival in Bratislav
  • Concert performances with guitarists Konrad Ragossnig and Göran Söllscher and tenors Jon Humphrey and Jan Kobow
  • Chamber music in various lineups including with duo Guitar & Voice which various compositions have been dedicated to, member of the ensemble United Guitars since 2008
  • Numerous publications with Universal Edition and Doblinger Music Publishing, CD recordings with the Austrian label Preiser Records
  • Until 1999, Lecturer for Guitar and Guitar Chamber Music at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
  • Since 1999, Guest Professor for Guitar at Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin
     

The information is collected from Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin