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  • Watch new video:
    CD-Audite Wind dances for piano solo by Konstantia Gourzi
    Piano: Maria Canyigueral

  • Watch video:
    World premiere of Rezitativ Antigone,
    Konzerthaus Berlin on 20 January 2020

  • Read interview with Konstantia Gourzi
    Konstantia Gourzi about gender relations, women in leading positions and the power of music…

  • Listen to interview with Konstantia Gourzi hören
    Konstantia Gourzi talks to Katrin Weller about her Greek roots, her works and composing in corona times.

  • 23 July | Concert | Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, 5 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
    30-mal anders kleine Sommerromanze, Schwerin, Schelfkirche
    Works by Mendelssohn, Clarke, Gourzi and Brahms
    Konstantia Gourzi: Hommage à Mozart – three dialogues
    Viola: Nils Mönkemeyer
    Piano: William Youn

  • 14. August | Festival Opening – World Premiere | Wolkenturm, Grafenegg, 7.30 p.m.
    Ludwig von Beethoven: Ouvertüre zum Ballett «Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus» op. 43
    Konstantia Gourzi: Ypsilon, A Poem for Trumpet and Orchestra, Commissioned by the Grafenegg Festivals (World Premiere)
    Tonkünstler-Orchester
    Simon Höfele, Trumpet
    Konstantia Gourzi: Conductor, Composer in Residence 2020
    Ludwig von Beethoven: Tripelkonzert für Klavier, Violine, Violoncello und Orchester C-Dur op. 56
    Emmanuel Tjeknavorian Violin
    Harriet Krijgh Violoncello
    Rudolf Buchbinder Piano, Direction

“Sprechende Musik” – new CD review

  • Konstantia Gourzi: Conjunctions – Synápsies | NEOS, 11035, 2010
    Apollon Musagète quartet, Vassilis Agrokostas, Michalis Cholevas, Christian Elsässer, Konstantia Gourzi

    “Leonard Bernstein und Konstantia Gourzi könnten unterschiedlicher nicht sein – aber beide sprechen den Zuhörer mit ihrer Klangwelt an…”
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New works published

Konstantia Gourzi – Composer Conductor

  • The Greek composer and conductor Konstantia Gourzi is one of contemporary music’s most important mentors today. Born in Greece, she studied in Athens and Berlin. She dedicates herself to the development of new performance concepts for modern Western art music, and has founded many concert series and ensembles.
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  • Konstantia Gourzi, the composer writes orchestral works, chamber music, vocal ensembles and solo pieces. Her extensive discography also documents her creative achievements. She has been commissioned by the Bavarian State Opera, the Lucerne Festival and the ARD Music Competition, among others.
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  • Konstantia Gourzi, the conductor works with orchestras and ensembles. She performs in the dual function of composer and conductor more and more. She gives concerts in important international venues, with various radio orchestras and conducts for numerous studio recordings.
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  • Konstantia Gourzi, the director has initiated diverse projects, in which music and other art forms come together. They also combine people from different cultures, in order to make social, musical and cultural connections.
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  • Konstantia Gourzi, the pedagogue works with young musicians, and loves to communicate an imaginative relationship with contemporary music. She taught at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, and she has lead the Ensemble Oktopus at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München since 2002.
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