Kosmas Lapatas

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About

Award-winning Prof. Kosmas Lapatas holds graduate and post-graduation DEGREES in Piano Performance (summa cum laude), Piano Pedagogy, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Musicology, Music Technology, Music Production and Computer Composition. 

He has PERFORMED at the most prestigious Greek concert halls and municipal theaters and with various orchestras and he has received stellar REVIEWS for his pedagogy, compositions and performance. 

He has RECORDED over 100 class, contemporary, minimalist and film music works 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 prestigious music institutions such as Athens Conservatoire, Royal Academy, Trinity, Berklee, Harvard, Tufts, Hunter, Kingston, Leeds, London, Strasburg, Brussels, Freiburg, Montepelier,  etc 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.








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Short Profile

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

Kosmas Lapatas - SYRIA
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Romanos Resort
 ''Euphoric, melodic and uplifting, as well as limitless, uncensored emotion'',
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REVIEW from
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."
REVIEW from
Albeniz - El Puerto (LIVE)
Toccata
Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op23 No4
Kosmas Lapatas - Chopin The Bees
Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade
Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes (1994)
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #11 (Rachmaniana)
Chopin - Nocturne Op9 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Etude #01 (Chromatique)
Psychedelic Visions
 ''Mystic, magical, and hypnotizing; absolutely mind-flipping'',
""
REVIEW from
Kosmas Lapatas - Pink Panther Theme
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Kosmas Lapatas - Toccata
The Planets
 ''Luminous, gloomy, dark, distant, dreamy, cold, this is a condensed electronic landscape, of celestial, sonic beauty'',
""
REVIEW from
Autumn A Varsovie
Contapunctus
Quand Je Bois Du Vin Clairet
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Dreams
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Associations/subscriptions/memberships
Flight
 ''Mellifluous, simple and hypnotic, you can only surrender to his magic'',
""
REVIEW from
ERIK TAWASTJERNA
 REVIEW,
""His interpretations range from sensual, lyrical and emotional, to dynamic, intense and riveting.""
REVIEW from
Ruminations
Kosmas Lapatas - Tears From Heaven
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Chopin - Valse Op64 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Jazz Nocturne #1
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Kosmas Lapatas - The Hero
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In Memoriam
Toccata
Kosmas Lapatas - Allegro Barbaro
Wasserklavier
Kosmas Lapatas - Jeanne D' Arc
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Solbas Toccata
16 Piano Preludes
Piano Minimal
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Chopin - Polonaise Militaire
Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Visions
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Chopin - Valse Op69 No2
Shostakovitch - Pno Concerto No2 (LIVE)
I Love Thee
In The Tunnel
 ''Ambient moments of ecstatic release and a film scoring that would put the lord of the ring to shame'',
""
REVIEW from
Scriabin - 14 Preludes
Post-Apocalyptic Preludes
Beethoven - Fur Elise
Nocturne
Toccatina
Extraterrestrial
 ''Eclectic, artistic, darkly mysterious and demonic'',
""
REVIEW from
MARCOS ALEXIOU
 REVIEW,
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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."
"
REVIEW from
JOHN ANDRIANOPOULOS
 REVIEW,
"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."
REVIEW from
Transit
 ''Exotic shimmer, seething haze, moments of pondering and melancholy reversed into blissful states of togetherness'',
""
REVIEW from
The Chase
Kosmas Lapatas plays J.M. Stevens
C minor Prelude
Debussy - Dr Gradus at Parnassum
Ah, vous dirai-je maman
Brown
Chopin - Mazurka in G
Beethoven - Sonata Patetica
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #13 (Raveliana)
Kosmas Lapatas plays O'Kerwin Dystopia
DANAE KARA
 REVIEW,
""He has a solid musical foundation, talent, love and dedication to music, comfort and transmissibility with children, young people and mature students.''"
REVIEW from
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #12 (Janis)
Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes
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Chopin - Prelude Op28 No4
Mozart - Alla Turca
Twinkle Twinkle
ANTONY SKELLAS
 REVIEW,
"''There are thoudands of pianists outhere, but only a handful of natural born teachers...''"
REVIEW from
Fairy Tales
City Of Robots
 ''Incredibly deep, rich and realistic, beautiful and authentic; simple but incredibly transporting'',
""
REVIEW from
Etude de Sonorite
Night Bells
ERICA TRENT
 REVIEW,
"''He possesses an exceptional, expressive and poetic depth and an overall astonishing musicianship.''"
REVIEW from
Kosmas Lapatas - Metamorphoses
Kosmas Lapatas - Genesis 1-14
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Rachmaninoff - Pno Concerto #1 (excerpt)
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #15 (Andreas)
Spanish Romance
Motivy
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."
REVIEW from
Insanity
 ''The most intellectual and provocative avant-garde score I have heard since The Cell'',
""
REVIEW from
Kosmas Lapatas - Underwater City
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Kosmas Lapatas - Extraterrestrial
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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."
REVIEW from
Solar System
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Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Night Alley
Kosmas Lapatas - Schoenberg Drei Klavierstucke
Fragilite
Piano Impossible!
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Hymn Of The Universe
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Kosmas Lapatas - Heaven & Hell
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Winter Nocturne
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #14 (Chopiniana)
Chopin - Valse Op64 No1
Kosmas Lapatas - Tranfigured Night
Kosmas Lapatas - Interstellar
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Kosmas Lapatas - Battleship
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Kalinka
Scarlatti - Sonatas K87, K197, K466 (LIVE)
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