U ponedjeljak 5. maja, na Velikoj sceni Crnogorskog narodnog pozorišta u 20 sati, nastupiće Teodora Baka, mecosoporan, i pijanistkinja Marija Papapetropulu, na koncertu pod nazivom „Muzički put u Grčku“.
Osnova saradnje ove dvije umjetnice temelji se na zajedničkom interesovanju za izvođenje pjesama uz klavirsku pratnju, iz cijelog svijeta, a posebno savremenih grčkih kompozitora. Obje imaju bogato i raznovrsno muzičko iskustvo, kao solistkinje ali i kao kamerni izvođači.
Teodora Baka i Marija Papapetropulu za publiku u Podgorici pripremile su program koji sadrži savremene i tradicionalne grčke pjesme. Tako će se na njihovom repertoaru naći pjesme savremenih kompozitora kao što su Manos Hadjidakis, Jorgos Kouroupos, Statis Giftakis, ali i tradicionalne kompozicije autora Morisa Ravela (1875-1937) iGianisa Konstandinidesa (1903-1984).
Ovaj koncert CNP realizuje u saradnji sa Ambasadom Grčke u Podgorici.
Theodora Baka was born in Larisa, Greece. She started studying singing at the Municipal Conservatoire of her hometown, continued in Germany and graduated from the Hanover University of Music and Drama with opera and chamber music degrees.
Her core repertoire ranges from Mediaeval and Baroque eras to Mozart, but she also enjoys performing the Romantic Lied and music of her native Greece, as well.
She has performed as a soloist at prestigious venues as the Théâtre des Champs Ėlysées, Theater an der Wien, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos Lisbon, Markgräfisches Opernhaus Bayreuth, Haendel Festspiele Göttingen/Halle, Bremen and Bielefeld State Theaters, Teatro Communale of Ferrara (Italy), Arriaga Theater Bilbao (Spain), Perm State Tchaikovsky Opera (Russia), Greek National Opera, Concert Hall of Thessaloniki and Athens, Athens-Greek Festival, Boston Early Music Festival with orchestras like: Il Complesso Barocco (Alan Curtis), Orchestra of Patras (George Petrou), MusicaAeterna (Teodor Currentzis), Athens State Symphony Orchestra, Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra,and chamber music Ensembles like Latinitas Nostra (Markellos Chryssicos), UCS, Fretwork, Atalante (Erin Headley), Ex Silentio, Erato Ensemble and Duo Cancion. She has been also giving numerous chamber music concerts and song recitals in Europe, Israel and Egypt.
She received outstanding reviews for her performance of Alceste in the debut recording of Haendel’s Arianna in Creta (MDG) under George Petrou. Her releases include amongst others a CD of Domenico Scarlatti’s opera Alessandro e Tolomeo as Araspe (UNIVERSAL), G.F. Haendels Pasticcio Giove in Argo as Diana, which were produced with the Ensemble Il Complesso Barocco (VIRGIN), a DVD recording of Antonio Vivaldi’s opera Motezuma as Ramiro (DYNAMIC),a CD with 17th century Roman laments leaded by Erin Headley (Destino Classics), a mediaeval music CD Nell autunno di Bisanzio (TALANTON) and Myrtate with traditional Greek songs (RAUMKLANG)
Μaria Papapetropoulou was born in Athens. She studied piano guided by Popi and Natalia Michailidou at the “Athenaeum”conservatory as well as at the Skalkotas conservatory. She obtained her certificate with the jury’s unanimous first honors and a first prize. She continued her studies under the tutelage of Francoise Tina at the EcoleNormale in Paris and at the Orleans National Conservatory, from where she graduated along with a first prize. With the help of a scholarship awarded to her by The Onassis Foundation, she continued her studies at the Karlsruhe University, with Ulrich Rademacher, where she was specialized in lieder accompaniment and obtained a Master of Arts diploma with an “Excellent”. She participated in a series of seminars and classes on piano perfection, chamber music and lieder accompaniment, conducted by Lev Vlassenko, Gitti Pirner, Eduardo Hubert and Bruno Canino. She has given individual (The Athens Concert Hall, 1994) and chamber music recitals in Greece, France, Germany, Italy and Turkey. She has collaborated many times with the Athens State Orchestra, the Orchestra of Colours, the Ryazan Philharmonic in Russia and the Munster Youth Orchestra in Germany, where she recorded on CD Mozart’s concerto for piano KV467. She has recorded music for the Greek Radio, in collaboration with the Contemporary Music Band of Th. Antoniou and has appeared on Greek and Turkish television. She has been awarded, along with Sedef Ercetin( a violinist from Turkey), the Abdi Ipekci prize for the Greek-Turkish peace and friendship (1999). She teaches musical accompaniment and chamber music at the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata.