Stelios Kyriakidis

This London-based Greek guitar virtuoso played an enthrallingly eclectic recital at St Alfege in Greenwich, moving from the Renaissance with two gorgeous works by the English lutenist John Dowland (Lachrymae Pavan and Fantasia) t0 20th century pieces by Lauro and Hadjidakis and three of his own compositions, Zephyr, Optica Suite and his latest creation Oros. Optica’s third movement, Night, was the highlight for me – a wonderful melody over a hauntingly simple backdrop of repeated plucked strings. Fabulous…

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