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 

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