Opus Klassik honours Konstantia Gourzi as “Composer of the Year”

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OPUS KLASSIK 2023 honours composer and conductor Konstantia Gourzi as “Composer of the Year”

Berlin, 7 October 2023 – The prestigious OPUS KLASSIK award, one of the most important honours in the classical music world, will this year honour the outstanding composer and conductor Konstantia Gourzi as “Composer of the Year”. This prestigious award is given for her exceptional work and her latest album “Whispers”. The award ceremony will take place during a two-day festival on 7 and 8 October 2023 in Berlin.

Konstantia Gourzi, an internationally acclaimed artist, has created a body of work with her album “Whispers” that not only impresses musically, but also carries an important message. The compositions on the album take up the theme of nature and aim to promote appreciation and sensitivity for the environment. With impressive musical elements, the pieces convey the stories and sounds of whales, bees, waves and trees and encourage people to reflect on the beauty of nature.

The award ceremony at OPUS KLASSIK will honour Konstantia Gourzi’s outstanding achievements in the world of classical music. The jury paid special tribute to her creative vision, her unique musical contributions and her ability to convey emotional and intellectual impressions through her music.

The event in Berlin will be attended by prominent figures from the classical music world, media representatives and music lovers from all over the world. In addition to honouring Konstantia Gourzi, the OPUS KLASSIK Awards will also recognise other outstanding artists and ensembles who have made exceptional achievements during 2023.

OPUS KLASSIK 2023 Date: 7 and 8 October 2023 Location: Berlin, Germany

About OPUS KLASSIK: OPUS KLASSIK is one of the most prestigious awards in the world of classical music. It recognises outstanding achievements by artists, ensembles and musical productions in various categories and helps to bring classical music to a wider audience.