30.03.2011 г.

Biography




It is a rare talent in one week to sing the part of Cavaradossi and to play S.Rachmaninoff – Piano concerto N2.
Georgios Filadelfefs is a young musician who makes his career as a pianist and a tenor.


During the season 2013 - 2014, he sang the parts of Il Conte dAlmaviva from “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, Alfred from “Die Fledermaus”, Swan – “Carmina Burana”, Turiddu – “Cavalleria rusticana”, Prince Shujsky – “Boris Godunov”, Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio – “Tales of Hoffmann”.
Georgios Filadelfefs made tour in Germany with 30 opera concerts. With the pianist  Valentina Vassileva with whom they work for 8 years, they made two programmes with baroque music.
He played S. Rachmaninoff – Piano concerto N2, P.I.Tchajkovsky – Piano concerto N1, E.Grieg – piano concerto, Mozart  - Piano concerto N20, and made piano recitals with pieces of J.Brahms, Granados, Debussy and Hadzidakis called “Colours of Europe”


Date of birth:
1979, Athens – Greece

Education:
1993 – 1997 - National Music School of Greece “M. Kalomiris”– Athens - piano
1998 – 2004 – National Academy of Music “P.Vladigerov” – Sofia – piano /Bachelor and Master/
2004 – 2006 – National Academy of Music “P.Vladigerov” – Sofia – opera singing

Piano teachers:
- Irena Beka – Athens
- Maria Cherogiorgiou – Sigara – Athens
- Prof. Jenny Zacharieva – Sofia

Vocal teachers:
- Anna – Maria Karkania – Athens
- Maria Koromadzou – Athens
- Stoyan Kisjov – Sofia
- Svilen Raichev – Sofia
- Konstantin Karapetrov – Sofia

In 2004 Georgios Filadelfefs made his opera debut in the part of Cavaradossi - "Tosca" of G.Puccini. Later he had sang the leading roles in:
- "Capuleti i Monteki" - V.Bellini – Rousse Opera House - Tebaldo
- "Don Pasquale" - G.Donizetti – Rousse Opera House, Tour in Switzerland - Ernesto
- “Cavalleria Rusticana” – P. Mascagni – Varna and Bourgas Opera Houses – Turridu
- “Pagliacci” - R. Leoncavallo – Varna Opera house - Canio
- “Tosca” – G. Puccini – State Opera Stara Zagora - Cavaradossi
- “Boris Godunov” – M. Musorgsky (the role of Prince Shujsky) – Varna Opera
- "Destiny for two" - Al.Josifov (world pre miere) – Sofia National Opera - Maeda
- “Die Fledermaus” – J. Strauss – Rousse Opera House - Alfred

- “Azis and Galatea” – G. Handel – Sofia - Azis

- “Boheme” – G. Puccini – Sofia Music Theater - Rodolfo
- “Romeo et Juliette” – Ch. Gounod - Romeo
- "Traviata" - G. Verdi - Alfredo

Oratorio and Symphonies:
- "Messiah"- Handel - Rousse Opera Orchestra
- Symphony no9 - L.van Beethoven with the Sofia Simfonieta orchesta
- Cantata BWV 147 – J. S. Bach – 15th Salon des Arts –Sofia
- "Carmina Burana"& "Catulli Carmina" - C. Orff - Varna and Rousse Opera House, 
Tour in Belgium and Netherlands - 2011
  

 Soloist of Philharmonic orchestras:
Iash philharmonic, Athens municipality orchestra, Cyprus philharmonic, The Sofia Music Theater Orchestra and also the Philharmonics of
Pleven, Plovdiv, Vidin, Rousse, Razgrad, Dobrich, Sliven, Shoumen, Bourgas, Yambol, Simfonieta Sofia, Mozart chamber orchestra (Sofia), Tutti Soli Chamber Collegium, Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra, Ukraine State Orchestra.

Festivals:
- Sofia Music Weeks – L. van Beethoven – Concerto no3
- “D. Nenov”, Razgrad – P. I. Tchaikovsky – Concerto no1
- “Katya Popova” – Pleven – S. Rachmanninov – Concerto no2
- Sofia Music Weeks – G. Handel – “Messiah” – tenor part
- Varna Summer Festival – “Boris Godunov” – Prince Shujsky
- “Boris Hristov” – Sofia – Singing recital with piano
- “Manolis Kalomoiris” Festival in Samos
- Sofia Music Weeks – Khachaturian - piano concerto
- Plovdiv - Chamber music festival
- “Operosa” Festival - “Romeo et Juliette” – Ch. Gounod - Romeo

Piano Competitions:
  • 1996 – National Competition for young pianists of Greece – First Prize
  • 1997 – International Competition for Instrumentalists “The Music and The Earth ” - Sofia – Second prize
  • 1998 - National Competition "Maurice Saltiel" - Greece - First Prize
  • 1999 - Scolarship of "Gina Bachauer" Foundation
  • 2000 - International Competition "Grand Prix Maria Callas" – Greece - Second Prize
  • 2001 - International Competition "Seiler" – Sofia - First Prize
  • 2003 - Competition for piano duo "Yamaha" – Sofia - Second Prize

In 2002 Georgios Filadelfefs obtain a medal from the Mayor of Athens for his musical activities.

Repertoire:
- 28 piano concertos.
- 19 operas from different periods.
- Old arias, Lieder, Canzonets, cycles for voice and piano.

He gave concerts in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Hungary, Serbia, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Spain.

Important concert halls:

Megaron, Pallas – Athens; Aristoteleion – Salonika; Palau de la Musica — Barcelona; Auditorio Nacional — Madrid; “Bulgaria” Concert hall-Sofia; “Ferenz Liszt” chamber hall - Budapest, Nish Open Theater - Serbia, Teatro de la Zarzuela - Madrid, Nikosia theater - Cyprus etc.

Languages:
English, French, Italian and Bulgarian.