EMCY

Georgios Banos

All prize winners
EMCY Prize
2018
Nationality: Greek
Instrument: Violin
Date of birth 1999/07/23
Promoted by EMCY - Discover Music tour 2019

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 Music and Arts University in Vienna (MUK Universität).

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 B.W.V.1004
J. S. Bach – Partita No.3 in E Major B.W.V.1006
J. S. Bach – Sonata No.1 in G minor B.W.V.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
F. Kreisler – Prelude and Allegro in E minor
J. Massenet – Meditation from Thais in D Major
P. Sarasate – Zapateado in A Major
P. I. Tchaikowski – Melodie in E flat Major (Op.42, No.3)
H. Wieniawski – Variations on an original theme in A minor (Op.15)
H. Wieniawski – Polonaise No.1 in D Major (Op.4)
H. Wieniawski – Polonaise Brillantein A Major (Op.21)
H. Wieniawski – Scherzo Tarantelle in G minor (Op.16)

Chamber music

J. S. Bach – Sonata for violin and piano in B minor B.W.V.1014
L. Van Beethoven –  Violin sonata No.7 in C minor (Op.30)
J. Brahms – Violin sonata No.1 in G Major (Op.78)
G. F. Handel – Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Major HWV 371 (Op.1, No.4)
W. A. Mozart – Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major No.18 K.301
S. Prokofiev – Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2, in D Major (Op.94)
F. Schubert – Sonatina No.1 in D Major (Op.137)

With orchestra

J. S. Bach – Violin concerto No.1 in A minor B.W.V.1041
J. S. Bach – Violin concerto No.2 in E Major B.W.V.1042
L. V. Beethoven – Violin concerto in D Major (Op.61)
L. V. Beethoven – Romance No.2 in F Major (Op.50)
Haydn – Violin concerto No.2 in G Major
A. Dvorak – Violin concerto in A minor (Op.53)
E. Lalo – Symphony espagnole in D minor (Op.21)
F. Mendelssohn – Violin concerto in E minor (Op.64)
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 in E Major (Op.83)
C. Saint-Saens –  Introduction and rondo capriccioso in A minor (Op.28)
C. Saint-Saens – Dance macabre in G minor (Op.40)
P. Sarasate – Carmen Fantasy in A major (Op.25)
P. Sarasate – Navarra (for two Violins) in E Major (Op.33)
P. I. Tchaikowski – Violin concerto in D Major (Op.35)
H. Wieniawski – Violin concerto No.2 in D minor (Op.22)

Video

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