Kosmas Lapatas

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

Kosmas Lapatas 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 & Technology, Chamber Music and Conducting.

He has performed at the most prestigious Greek concert halls and municipal theaters and with various orchestras.

He has recorded classical, contemporary, crossover, minimalist and film music 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.








latest News
NEW PIANO RELEASES !!! 10. Jan 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR full of HEALTH, LOVE, LIGHT, MUSIC, DREAMS, CREATION!

I am very proud to announce the release of 3 piano albums from PRS RECORDS and CDBaby!

https://klapatas.bandcamp.com/album/82-shades-of-piano

The albums are the Scarlatti Piano Sonatas, the Chopin Piano Masterpieces, as well as my own...

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Short Profile

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

Piano Minimal
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ERICA TRENT
 REVIEW,
"''He possesses an exceptional, expressive and poetic depth and an overall astonishing musicianship.''"
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Solar System
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Scriabin - 14 Preludes
Kosmas Lapatas - Genesis 1-14
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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."
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Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Visions
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Kosmas Lapatas - Pink Panther Theme
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Kosmas Lapatas - Tears From Heaven
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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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Kosmas Lapatas plays J.M. Stevens
Kosmas Lapatas - Jeanne D' Arc
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Kosmas Lapatas - Jazz Nocturne #1
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Kosmas Lapatas plays Solbas Toccata
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 - Battleship
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Scarlatti - Sonatas K87, K197, K466 (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Underwater City
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Kosmas Lapatas - Heaven & Hell
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Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #13 (Raveliana)
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #14 (Chopiniana)
Chopin - Valse Op64 No1
Kosmas Lapatas plays O'Kerwin Dystopia
Chopin - Nocturne Op9 No2
Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes (1994)
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Kosmas Lapatas - Metamorphoses
Extraterrestrial
 ''Eclectic, artistic, darkly mysterious and demonic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - The Hero
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Chopin - Prelude Op28 No4
Kosmas Lapatas - Chopin The Bees
The Planets
 ''Luminous, gloomy, dark, distant, dreamy, cold, this is a condensed electronic landscape, of celestial, sonic beauty'',
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Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade
Chopin - Valse Op64 No2
Beethoven - Sonata Patetica
Romanos Resort
 ''Euphoric, melodic and uplifting, as well as limitless, uncensored emotion'',
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Piano Impossible!
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Debussy - Dr Gradus at Parnassum
Chopin - Valse Op69 No2
Shostakovitch - Pno Concerto No2 (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Tranfigured Night
Chopin - Polonaise Militaire
Insanity
 ''The most intellectual and provocative avant-garde score I have heard since The Cell'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Extraterrestrial
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Albeniz - El Puerto (LIVE)
Kosmas Lapatas - Etude #01 (Chromatique)
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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Chopin - Mazurka in G
Rachmaninoff - Pno Concerto #1 (excerpt)
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #12 (Janis)
ERIK TAWASTJERNA
 REVIEW,
""His interpretations range from sensual, lyrical and emotional, to dynamic, intense and riveting.""
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Kosmas Lapatas - Allegro Barbaro
Hymn Of The Universe
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Kosmas Lapatas - Toccata
Transit
 ''Exotic shimmer, seething haze, moments of pondering and melancholy reversed into blissful states of togetherness'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Psychedelic Dreams
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ANTONY SKELLAS
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"''There are thoudands of pianists outhere, but only a handful of natural born teachers...''"
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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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Flight
 ''Mellifluous, simple and hypnotic, you can only surrender to his magic'',
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Kosmas Lapatas - Interstellar
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Kosmas Lapatas - Piano Preludes
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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 - Prelude #11 (Rachmaniana)
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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Beethoven - Fur Elise
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Kosmas Lapatas - Schoenberg Drei Klavierstucke
Mozart - Alla Turca
Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op23 No4
Kosmas Lapatas - SYRIA
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Associations/subscriptions/memberships
Kosmas Lapatas - Prelude #15 (Andreas)
City Of Robots
 ''Incredibly deep, rich and realistic, beautiful and authentic; simple but incredibly transporting'',
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