Kostas Chardas

He is an assistant professor of systematic musicology at the School of Music Studies of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He studied piano and music theory studies at the Athenian Conservatory and musicology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also obtained a Masters from the University of London and a PhD from the University of Surrey. He has presented papers at conferences and has published articles, entries and book chapters in the fields: music analysis and theory, modern Greek music, nineteenth and twentieth century music, research approach to musical performance. As a pianist he appeared in recitals and chamber music concerts in Greece and abroad. His recording of works for solo piano and chamber music by G. Papaioannou for Naxos was awarded in 2014 by the Union of Greek Critics for Drama and Music. In the last couple of years, two CDs have been released (including music of American composers for Centaur Records and G. Sisilianou’s music for Irida Classical).