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KATERINA & GEORGE PLAY JAZZ! Katerina Andreou (vocal), George Morfitis (piano)

September 20, 2023 8:00 pm

Katerina & George perform a beautiful, chilled selection of international and Greek hits, with a jazzy touch. This very accomplished duo performs jazzy versions of well-loved songs of yesteryear, such as Dream A Little Dream, Fly Me To The Moon and Cry Me a River. They also entertain with more contemporary songs including Make You Feel My Love, Ain’t Nobody and Valarie. Every song was a sparking jazzy gem, really showcasing Katerina’s amazingly clear voice and precise diction alongside George’s complete mastery of the jazz piano genre. Both musicians display great sensitivity to the material together with outstanding creative improvisation, which really impresses audiences. Presented by Music in the Mountains.

Wednesday 20 September 8pm, Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou

Tickets: €15

Box Office: Tel: 99584871, buy online: HERE or Email: andrew@musicinthemountains.eu

Food & Accommodation: Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou offers tasty snacks from 6pm until the concert starts. Tel: 99584871. Lofou Tavern is open from 12noon with excellent pre-concert meals; bookings advised. Tel: 25470202. There are seven separate studios with a discount for concert-goers. Tel: 25470202.

Katerina Andreou (vocal) was born in Nicosia Cyprus. She studied classical singing, piano and theory of music at ARTE music school. In 2009 she graduated from the National Music Academy Pantcho Vladigeroff in Sofia, with MA Honours in Classical singing-opera soloist, under the supervision of the world famous soprano Blagovesta Karnobatlova Dobreva. During her studies she performed opera roles such us, Barbarina from Le Nozze di Figaro in the National Opera and Ballet in Sofia, and Lauretta from Puccini’s opera Gianni Schicchi in Blagoevgrad’s Opera. Katerina also participated in three productions of the Cyprus Opera Organisation in roles Susanna and Zerlina in Mozart’s Operas Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni respectively, and Belinda from Dido and Aeneas by Purcell. In 2009, 2016 and 2017 she performed with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. She also worked with the Orchestra of CyBC, Ancient-Greek Ensemble Terpandros and the Jazz Orchestra of the New Bulgarian’s University. Some more performances include Feggaros Music festival (August 2014), 4th Ancient Drama festival (April 2016) and 1st Foundation Film Festival (July 2016). Apart from her classical singing performances Katerina also sang works by compositors Savvas Savva, George Karvellos, Faidros Kavallaris, Andy Skordis and Nektarios Rodosthenous, giving concerts in Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, St. Petersburg, Uzbekistan and Brussels. Since September 2016 Katerina has been teaching classical singing at European University Cyprus and at the State Music School in Nicosia.

George Morfitis (keyboards) was born in Limassol and started his classical music training from the early age of 6. He was introduced to Jazz Music at Nakas Music School in Athens, Greece. Soon after he studied at I.S.A Conservatory of Havana in Cuba, focusing on classical music composition, arranging and Jazz / Latin Performance. In 2004 he specialised in Latin Jazz Music at Codarts Conservatory of Rotterdam in Holland, obtaining a B.A and a M.A. In 2012, he moved to Madrid to teach modern music at Gredos College and Katarina Gurska Conservatory. George has participated in well-known European Festivals such as North Sea Jazz Festival Round Town, Madrid Jazz Festival, Paradise Place Jazz Festival, at the national T.V. of Madrid etc. He finally returned to Cyprus participating regularly in different music projects.

Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou was established in Lofou in 2015 and offers a large selection of Cypriot wines, spirits, fresh juices, beers, coffees and a small snack menu including pizza, platters and salad etc. It is open from 1pm daily, except Tuesdays, and is a wonderfully atmospheric venue for live music. Tel: 99584871.

Lofou Tavern offers well-known authentic Cypriot delicacies, as well as the a la carte menu, and combine it with wonderful Cypriot wine. It is open all day: 12noon – 9pm with excellent pre-concert meals; bookings advised. Tel: 25470202.

Agrovino Studios is a group of seven separate studios, each with its own unique character providing accommodation for 2 – 5 people. The studios all have kitchen, heating and internet. Tel: 25470202.

Agrovino is a village complex comprising of a separate tavern, wine bar and accommodation, each within walking distance, that combines Cypriot hospitality and traditional architecture and cuisine. Mr. Costas was the first resident of the village to set up a business in Lofou, since the village was abandoned in the old days, with the opening of the tavern in 1992. With his passion and hard work, as well as with the help of his large family, he managed in a few years to make the tavern famous both locally and internationally. If you are looking for a landscape with a rich architectural character and history, then Lofou is the perfect destination. Visit www.agrovino-lofou.com for details.

Lofou village is located to the north-west of Limassol, just 26Km from the city. It is on an average altitude of 780M and surrounded by the neighbouring communities of Pera Pedi to the north (around 6.5Km) and Agios Therapon to the southwest (about 4.5Km). Starting from the Troodos round-about and moving north, after passing the community of Alassa, head northwest, following the signs to Lofou and Agios Therapon. The route from Limassol takes about half an hour by car.

Tickets: €15

Box Office: Tel: 99584871, buy online: HERE or Email: andrew@musicinthemountains.eu

Music in the Mountains was founded in 2005 by Pam Groves, Mike Groves and Andrew Oliver. It was created in order to present a wide range of high-quality concerts in all musical genres in the mountain villages in the Limassol and Paphos regions, including Lofou, Trimiklini, Silikou and Ineia as well as occasional events in Limassol and Paphos.

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Date:
September 20, 2023
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
€15
Website:
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Venue

Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou
Agrovino Wine Bar
Lofou, Cyprus
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Phone:
99584871

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Music in the Mountains
Email:
andrew@musicinthemountains.eu

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