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THEODORE KERKEZOS

Theodore Kerkezos graduated with the highest honours from the Athens Conservatory with Babis Farantatos and continued his musical training in Bordeaux with Jean-Marie Londeix and in Paris with Daniel Deffayet. He received the Papaioannou Award in 1992 and 1993.

He has performed the complete classical repertoire for solo saxophone and orchestra, and has appeared with major orchestras throughout Europe, e.g. the London Philharmonic, the Philharmonia, the Berliner Symphoniker, the Nürnberger Symphoniker, the Südwestfalische Philharmoniker, the Ensemble Modern-Frankfurt, the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Tchaikovsky Symphony of Moscow Radio, the New Opera of Moscow, the Athens State Orchestra, the Thessaloniki State Symphony, the Athens Radio Symphony, the Bucharest Philharmonic, the Bucharest Radio Symphony, the Slovak Philharmonic, and the Mediterraneo Symphony of Spain.

Theodore Kerkezos has performed at the Royal Festival Hall, the Wigmore Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the Carnegie Hall (Weill Hall), the Great Halls of St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow, the Athens Megaron Concert Hall, and the Odeon of Herode Atticus (Athens Festival). Works have been dedicated to him by leading composers including Iannis Xenakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Theodore Antoniou, etc. Since 1999 he has collaborated with publishers “Alphonse Leduc-Paris” promoting new works written for the saxophone. He is professor at the Athens Conservatory and has given masterclasses at conservatories in Moscow, Boston, New England, at Princeton University, Chopin, Gnesin and Kiev Academies. Many of his foreign students are winners of international competitions. He plays H. SELMER-PARIS saxophones specially made for him. He is director of the Piraeus Prefecture Saxophone Orchestra.

His album “Music for Saxophone and Orchestra” with the Philharmonia Orchestra (Naxos 8.557063) was awarded the title “CD of the month” in October 2002. In February 2005 the German magazine Fono Forum nominated his album “Ballades for Saxophone and Orchestra” with the London Philharmonic, as one of the ten best classical saxophone albums available. His performances and recordings have received excellent reviews from prestigious music magazines and newspapers such as the BBC Magazine, the Independent, the American Record Guide, the Musical Opinion, Fanfare-USA, the Fono Forum etc.

Please visit www.kerkezos.gr for more information.


Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
View by Role: Classical Artist | Arranger
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BALLADES FOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA Naxos
8.557454
Concertos, Orchestral
IMPRESSIONS FOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA - Virtuosic Works by 20th Century Greek Composers Naxos
8.557992
Concertos, Chamber Music, Concertos
Music for Saxophone and Orchestra Naxos
8.557063
Concertos, Orchestral, Concertos

Role: Arranger 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BALLADES FOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA Naxos
8.557454
Concertos





 
 
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