Kosmas Lapatas

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About

Award-winning pianist Kosmas Lapatas at the age of 21 he was already among the youngest soloists of his generation, having graduated with the highest distinction (Summa Cum Laude).

He studied Classical & Modern Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Musicology, Music Technology, Music Production and Computer Composition.

He has attended intensive master classes in Piano Performance & Pedagogy, Music Education, Music Technology, Chamber Music and Conducting.

He has received awards in Piano Performance, Composition, Music Education and Conducting.

He has performed at various concert halls, municipal theaters and with various orchestras and he has recorded classical piano masterpieces as well as his own compositions 

Since 1995 he is dedicated to teaching the piano to infants, children, adolescents and adults at home and in public and private schools, colleges, conservatoires and institutions. His students have been admitted to the Royal Academy and to various music schools, colleges and universities and have excelled in degrees, diplomas, competitions, auditions and festivals among others.

His tutors were trained by iconic classical musicians such as Anda, Brailowsky, Curzon, Enescu, Hindemith, Horszowski, Hubert, Lhevinne, Marcus, Markevitch, Messiaen, Moravec, Musulin, Naumov, Neuhaus, Neumann, Ogdon, Orff, Sebok, Serkin, Skoda, Slenczynska, Svetlanova, Tocco, Vlassenko, etc.

He has collaborated with international recording artists such as Anoushka Scaillet, Antonio Gradanti, Brandi Carlile, Bruno Fergani, Camino Carrion, Carlos Solbas, Chris Durbaan, Denny Barch, Ekaterina Steppe, Ele O' Kerwin, Galen Brown, Isabel Guzman, James Stevens, Jay Lumen, Jeroen Elfferich, Jesper Hansen, Jhenne Aiko, Joni Fatora, Kerry Leva, Keyna Wilkins, Kristy Lee Peters, Lea Lorean, Max Richter, Molly Berghout, Morgan Byers, Nils Frahm, Philip Martin, Rich Batsford, Rodrigo Batalha, Ronald Karle, Rosita Piritore, Ryanne van Dorst, Stefan Bjork, Steve Darling, Sussane Sandfor και με τα σύνολα Addicted to Pain, Amberlin, Apollo Players, Cypher, Demi, Duo Dromoi, Elixir, Full Intention, Goo Goo Dools, Halifax, Kill Miami, Otep, Outlawz, Paskha, Silence Industry, Solid, Spirit, Trio Fritz, Vero Veto, Wreckage Machinery etc.






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66 SHADES OF PIANO ONLINE! 25. Jul 2017

Kosmas Lapatas plays 66 pieces from Ahbez, Albinoni, Bach, Barber, Barch, Batsford, Berio, Bjork, Brown, Chopin, Darling, Elfferich, Frahm, Gershwin, Gradanti, Grieg, Hahl, Hansen, Isikli, Karle, Landry, Lapatas, Mansell, Martin, Medtner, Menken, MMM, Mozetich, O'Kerwin, Orenburgsky, Orlando, Pirito...

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Short Profile

NameLapatas, Kosmas
Born inGreece, Europe
Home LocationGlyfáda, Greece
Main languageGreek, Modern (1453-)
Additional languages English 

Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #15 (Andreas)
In The Tunnel
 ''Ambient moments of ecstatic release and a film scoring that would put the lord of the ring to shame'',
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Psychedelic Visions
 ''Mystic, magical, and hypnotizing; absolutely mind-flipping'',
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Scarlatti - Sonatas K87, K197, K466 (LIVE)
Albeniz - El Puerto (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Allegro Barbaro
Kosmas Lapatas - Underwater City
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Hymn Of The Universe
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DANAE KARA
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""He has a solid musical foundation, talent, love and dedication to music, comfort and transmissibility with children, young people and mature students.''"
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Chopin - Nocturne Op9 No2
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Kosmas Lapatas - Metamorphoses
Chopin - Valse Op64 No1
Piano Minimal
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Kosmas Lapatas - Pink Panther Theme
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Kosmas Lapatas - Jeanne D' Arc
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Debussy - Dr Gradus at Parnassum
Mozart - Alla Turca
Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade
MEROPE KONTENTOS
 REVIEW,
"''He is a unique teaching talent, not limited to the boundaries of his country. His immense love for children and music has taken him to a whole other level."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Genesis 1-14
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ERICA TRENT
 REVIEW,
"''He possesses an exceptional, expressive and poetic depth and an overall astonishing musicianship.''"
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JOHN ANDRIANOPOULOS
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"He has deep musical training, talent, personality and boundless energy. He always manages to surprises with his innovative teaching methods stemming from his absolute love and devotion to children, music and education. On a daily basis, he expands his knowledge on piano pedagogy, composition and music technology, music history, research and musicology, biography and discography. He is equally able to teach from toddlers up to the highest musical institutions."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Jazz Nocturne #1
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Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes (1994)
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Shostakovitch - Pno Concerto No2 (LIVE)
Chopin - Mazurka in G
GIANNA TZANOUKAKI
 REVIEW,
"Mr Lapatas has excellent teaching and communication skills and has a great rapport with different students and different age groups. He is flexible to accommodate any students' needs and provide them with creative teaching approaches. He is flexible, adaptive, reliable, enthusiastic, positive and very creative. He is well-mannered with a great sense of humour and he is a team player."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Tears From Heaven
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Rachmaninoff - Pno Concerto #1 (excerpt)
Solar System
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Beethoven - Sonata Patetica
MARCOS ALEXIOU
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"Kosmas is a highly skilled educator who inspires and leads his students to capture the true essence of teaching: experience that transcends to the highest form of art."
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Piano Impossible!
With great pride I present to you a mini trailer made by two of my K-8 students. Here at the Piano School we live our lives in love, light, dream, art and creation. You??  
Scriabin - 14 Preludes
Kosmas Lapatas - Toccata
Extraterrestrial
 ''Eclectic, artistic, darkly mysterious and demonic'',
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Chopin - Valse Op64 No2
The Planets
 ''Luminous, gloomy, dark, distant, dreamy, cold, this is a condensed electronic landscape, of celestial, sonic beauty'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Etude #01 (Chromatique)
Kosmas Lapatas plays O'Kerwin Dystopia
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Visions
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Beethoven - Fur Elise
Flight
 ''Mellifluous, simple and hypnotic, you can only surrender to his magic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Interstellar
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Chopin - Prelude Op28 No4
Romanos Resort
 ''Euphoric, melodic and uplifting, as well as limitless, uncensored emotion'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Battleship
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #12 (Janis)
Kosmas Lapatas - Schoenberg Drei Klavierstucke
ANTONY SKELLAS
 REVIEW,
"''There are thoudands of pianists outhere, but only a handful of natural born teachers...''"
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Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Dreams
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Kosmas Lapatas - Extraterrestrial
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Solbas Toccata
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #14 (Chopiniana)
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #13 (Raveliana)
Chopin - Polonaise Militaire
Kosmas Lapatas - Chopin The Bees
Chopin - Valse Op69 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes
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Kosmas Lapatas plays J.M. Stevens
GRETCHEN MINEMI
 REVIEW,
"Mr K. Lapatas is industrious, intelligent, and fully enthusiastic. He is considerate, extremely patient and with a real ability to listen and solve complex problems. His overall educational and working background shows a genuine love for children, music and education. All in all, he is loyal, hard-working, talented and with a true dedication to his profession."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Tranfigured Night
Insanity
 ''The most intellectual and provocative avant-garde score I have heard since The Cell'',
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City Of Robots
 ''Incredibly deep, rich and realistic, beautiful and authentic; simple but incredibly transporting'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - The Hero
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Transit
 ''Exotic shimmer, seething haze, moments of pondering and melancholy reversed into blissful states of togetherness'',
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ERIK TAWASTJERNA
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""His interpretations range from sensual, lyrical and emotional, to dynamic, intense and riveting.""
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Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op23 No4
Associations/subscriptions/memberships
Kosmas Lapatas - SYRIA
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Kosmas Lapatas - Heaven & Hell
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #11 (Rachmaniana)
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