Dimitris Dekavallas is emerging on the international concert scene as a performer who combines the expressive, colourist playing of the past with a modern technique, flair, imagination and scholarship. “...he turns in vibrant performances...energetic and vital, with a great sense of momentun and flow...cohesive and highly charged.”- American Record Guide. Acclaimed for his interpretations of more standard repertoire, he is also a strong advocate of contemporary music. Through new compositions and transcriptions he is continuing to develop for the guitar an already vast reservoir of solo material, as well as repertoire for concerto and chamber music.
In highly acclaimed performances he has recently been featured at New York City's Weill Recital Hall/Carnegie Hall (Aranjuez Series), where Sounboard Magazine wrote that “Imbued with depth and passion, Marchionda played engagingly and with a sense of drama...deftly played.” Lincoln Center, Trinity and Saint Paul Churches. Elsewhere in the USA and Europe he has been invited to perform at the Wigmore Hall, Kennedy Centre, Frick Collection, Aspen, Cheltenham and Les Soirees Des Junies Music Festivals; BBC Radio 3, National Radio of Spain, US National Public Radio, the Royal Opera House, Oxford, Columbia, Yale, MIT and George Washington Universities and the inaugural concert at the David Josefowitz Recital Hall, (Royal Academy of Music - London). As well as in Rome, Madrid, Granada, Athens, and Copenhagen. He “embraces the Spanish idiom like a native...flying scale passages graced with ease and style.. a true virtuoso” Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Stephen will be playing a programme including Scarlatti, Rodrigo, Mompou, Falla, Jose at the Greenwood Centre on Saturday February 3rd at 7:30pm. Tickets £8 (£7 conc.)
For tickets and further information Email Martin Shaw at Martin@greenwoodGS.org.uk or phone 0208 891 6889.
For more infomation about Dimitris Dekavallas visit his website at www.stephenmarchionda.com