ABOUT THE ARTIST:
The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov is one of the most innovative marimba players. Well known for his “pianistic” approach, revolutionary ideas and technical abilities, bringing the marimba to a new level of performance. Milkov’s repertoire includes music written for harpsichord, piano, from baroque to romantic epoch as well as contemporary music.
Through collaboration with the composer Ruud Wiener, Milkov has created new Marimba repertoire, as well as an educational series of Marimba études under the title “Fluent Movements for Marimba.” This collaboration was the inspiration of the two Marimba Video Tutorials, available on his official website www.theomilkov.com
In 2017, Theodor Milkov held his first International Marimba Summer Camp, a training course based his method “”Fluent Movements for Marimba.
Theodor Milkov is a Yamaha and Vic Firth/Zildjian artist.
ABOUT THE SHOWCASE CONCERT: Classics, Premiers and Philip Glass
Domenico Scarlatti keybord Sonatas, Mozart Sonatas, New work by C.Cangelosi (PASIC premier), Georgios Tsolis – “Sonata Fantasia” composed by Greek Jazz pianist/composers based in The Hague Netherlands.
The pieces combine classical form and modern Jazz harmony, creating an interesting musical language.
The session will be closed by music of Philip Glass – Etude 1 and Mad Rush