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Music Composition Concert, class Christos Samaras. Vaggelis Chatzigeorgiou – Beyond (2012), (Vafopouleio Intellectual Centre, 2012)

This concert took place on Tuesday 29th of May in 2012 at Vafopouleio Intellectual Centre at 9 p.m.
Music Composition’s specialization students presented their works. The students were: S. Avramidou, M. Gouvali, J. Gentzis, Th. Gougousoudis, G. Zampaklis, G. Karamitros, K. Chaliasas, V. Chatzigeorgiou, G. Chlitsios.

About the composer:

Vaggelis Chatzigeorgiou was born in Thessaloniki in 1988.

He began his musical studies at Municipal Conservatory of Polichni at the age of four years. He began composing at the age of eight years.

Later, he continued his studies at Municipal Conservatory of Thessaloniki, where he received the degree of Harmony from A. Zafeiriou.

In 2005 he admitted into School of Music Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and in 2007 he majored in Composition, in the class of Christos Samaras.

He, also, participated in various ensembles, where he held performances and concerts in Greece.

His piece Beyond (2012) for flute, violin, violoncello, triangle and piano is performed by Nafsika Tsara (flute), Omiros Yavroumis (violin), Victor Davaris (violoncello), Nikos Kiriosoglou (piano), Vaggelis Chatzigeorgiou (triangle). Conductor: Dimosthenis Fotiadis.

Influenced by Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, this composition’s main theme was written to inspire those who travel with their minds to unknown worlds. The title itself gives the opportunity to those who dare to be on this journey. Embraced by singing monophonic musical instruments, a polyphonic jazz piano and a repeated glimpse of enlightenment, this composition covers the edges of our planet and beyond. Don’t try to manipulate it through analysis. Just enhance…enhance your emotional thoughts.

The piece was accompanied with visual material entitled MARTYRIES. For that reason thanks were given to Magda Christopoulou for processing the visual material of Anna Maria Samara and Young Artists of Engraving Workshops, School of Visual and Applied Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, of School of Visual and Applied Arts, University of West Macedonia of Florina and of the three Workshops, School of Visual and Applied Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and University of West Macedonia of Florina.

Also, thanks to the professors Xenis Sachinis, George Tsakiris, Dimitra Siaterli and Harris Kontosfyris.

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