Kyriakos Kalaitzidis

Kyriakos Kalaitzidis

 

Composer and ud player Kyriakos Kalaitzidis is the artistic director and cofounder of the En Chordais ensemble. Together with the ensemble, with his trio or as a soloist he has performed in over 40 countries around the world, from Italy and France to Australia and Hong Kong, in venues that include the Sydney Opera House, New York’s Lincoln Center, and the Berlin Philharmonie. Kyriakos’ discography includes recordings of local traditions, presentation of unknown art music works, and his own compositions. He is also a noted academic, and has lectured and given master classes at eminent institutions internationally.