EMCY

Georgios Banos

All prize winners
EMCY prize
2018
Date of birth 1999/07/23

Georgios Banos was born in July 1999 in Athens. He began his violin studies at the age of 6 with the Professors Nadia Sarandithou, Dim. Semsis and Vas. Pappas. From September 2014 until July 2015, he studied in Innsbruck Landeskonservatorium, in Prof. Christos Kanettis’s class and since September 2015 he has been attending the violin class of Prof. Lucia Hall, in Johann Sebastian Bach Musikschule in Vienna. In February 2018, he was accepted at the MUK University in Vienna.

Georgios is prize winner of numerous national and international competitions: the first prize and special distinction at the Greek National Competition “FILON” in the intermediate level category and scholarship in Athens’ Megaron program (2009), he performed first movement of Haydn Concerto in D minor in Athens Megaron, with Orchestra of Colours, director Miltos Logiadis (2010), the first prize at the National Competition “FILON” in the advanced level category (2013); the special first prize in the 5th National Competition “Maria Chairogiorgou-Sigara”, Athens (2014), Students’ Grant, Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition, Fermo, Italy (2016), the first prize and special distinction ”Bundessieger” and EMCY  Prize at  Österreichische Jugendmusikwettbewerbe Prima la Musica (Category IV plus) in 2018.

If you are interested in working with Georgios, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo

J.S.Bach, Partita no.2, in D minor (BWV 1004)
J.S.Bach, Partita no.3, in E major (BWV 1006)
J.S.Bach, Sonata no.1 in G minor (BWV 1001)
F. Kreisler, Recitative and Scherzo in D minor
N. Paganini, Caprice op.1, no.9
N. Paganini, Caprice op.1, no.13
N. Paganini, Caprice op.1, no.24
E. Ysaey, Sonata no.3, in D minor, “Ballade”

With piano

J.Brahms, Scherzo from F.A.E. sonata in C minor
F.Kreisler, Liebesleid in A minor
F.Kreisler,Liebesfreud in C major
F.Kreisler,Schon Rosmarin in G major
J. Massenet, Meditation from Thais in D major
Pugnani F.Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro in E minor
P.Sarasate, Zapateado in A major
P.I.Tchaikowski, Melodie op.42, no.3 in E flat major
H.Wieniawski, Variations on an original theme op.15 in A minor
H.Wieniawski,Polonaise no.1, op.4 in D major
H.Wieniawski,Polonaise Brillante op.21 in A major
H.Wieniawski, Scherzo Tarantelle op.16 in in G minor

With chamber music

J.S.Bach,Sonata for violin and piano in B minor, BWV 1014
L.V.Beethoven, Violin sonata no.7, op.30 in C minor
J.Brahms, Violin sonata no.1, op.78 in G major
G.F.Handel, Sonata for violin and piano op.1 no.4 in D major, HWV 371
W.A. Mozart, Sonata for violin and piano no.18, K 301 in G major
S.Prokofiev, Sonata for violin and piano no.2, op.94 in D major
F.Schubert, Sonatina no.1, op.137 in D major

With orchestra

J.S.Bach, Violin concerto no.1 in A minor (BWV 1041)
J.S.Bach, Violin concerto no.2 in E major (BWV 1042)
L.V.Beethoven, Violin concerto op.61 in D major
L.V.Beethoven,Romance no.2, op.50 in F major
Haydn, Violin concerto no.2 in G major
A.Dvorak, Violin concerto op.53, in A minor
E.Lalo, Symphony espagnole op.21 in D minor
F.Mendelssohn,Violin concerto op.64, in E minor
W.A.Mozart, Violin concerto no.2, K 211 in D major
W.A.Mozart, Violin concerto no.3, K 216 in G major
W.A.Mozart, Violin concerto no.4, K 218 in D major
C.Saint-Saens, Hawanaise op.83 in E major
C.Saint-Saens, Introduction and rondo capriccioso op.28 in A minor
C.Saint-Saens,Dance macabre op.40 in in G minor
P.Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy op.25 in A major
P.Sarasate,Navarra( for two violins) op.33 in E major
P.I.Tchaikowski, Violin concerto op.35 in D major
H. Wieniawski, Violin concerto no.2, op.22 in D minor

Video

GEORGIOS BANOS - J.S.BACH Partita no.2 BWV 1004 - Chaconne