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“The three Debussy Preludes with which Konstantinos Destounis opened the concert were played with all the light and shade that allowed them to speak so eloquently. Les collines d’Anacapri had all the subtle colours that are so apparant to anyone who has caught the funivia to this magic spot in the bay of Naples.Some very refined playing where the ending for the first time seemed to make such sense without hitting out the last rays of sunshine which is so often the case in lesser hands. The Girl with the flaxen hair was played simply with beautiful tone as Debussy obviously intended for this simple lass. Feux d’artifice showed of all Konstantinos’s quite considerable technical baggage.The final glissando leaving exactly the air smelling of fireworks on which floated in the distance the french anthem.
This led the way for a virtuoso account of that old war horse that is Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz n.1.Here is was given a very clear account played with great taste and never allowing the great virtuoso feats to outway Liszt’s musical intentions.The occasional added bass notes opened up the piano sound even more just as Rubinstein used to do in public.Margherite was given all the time to sing and seduce in a beautiful interlude before the partying took over with quite overwhelming sweeps of sound ,The trecherous octaves were very clearly played and the double octaves at the end took our breath away as Liszt obviously intended.”
Christopher Axworthy
Κριτική του ρεσιτάλ στο St. James’ Piccadilly, Λονδίνο, 8.10.2018

“Καθήλωσε το κοινό ο Κωνσταντίνος Δεστούνης…
Η εκδήλωση πραγματοποιήθηκε στα πλαίσια του Μουσικού Φεστιβάλ Χίου”

http://www.tvpatrida.gr/index.php?section=articles&view=node&id=6336

“Destounis’s ardent, vivid and colourful pianism only enhances my positive response to Antoniou’s music, together with the composer’s justifiably enthusiastic endorsement.”

Jed Distler, Περιοδικό Gramophone

Κριτική δίσκου: Antoniou Complete Piano Works:
https://www.gramophone.co.uk/review/antoniou-complete-piano-works

Νέα κυκλοφορία παό τη σειρά Grand Piano της Naxos: Τα πιανιστικά άπαντα του Θεόδωρου Αντωνίου, σε πρώτη παγκόσμια ηχογράφηση, από τον πιανίστα Κωνσταντίνο Δεστούνη.

“Konstantinos Destounis is a phenomenon, a pianist with fantastic technique and exceptional artistry. I consider him to be a great interpreter of my complete piano works, which he plays from memory, with extraordinary precision” – Θεόδωρος Αντωνίου

Πληροφορίες: https://www.naxos.com/ECard/GrandPiano/B2A/GP779/

Δείτε το trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkV3IpI527g

Ακούστε δείγματα: http://www.grandpianorecords.com/Album/AlbumDetails/GP779

The Music of Europe: Greece

Konstantinos DESTOUNIS piano. Works by Yannis Constantinides, John Psathas, Theodore Antoniou, Costas Tsougras, Andreas Paparousos

“The Music of Europe” is a series of 28 concerts featuring the music of the 28 member states of the European Union. The concerts take place in the chamber hall “Bulgaria” at 19:00 every Monday from January to June 2018, during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. We have selected the dates for the concerts according to the national holidays of the member-states. The selection of music consists of classical masterpieces and contemporary musical samples alike. Acclaimed Bulgarian musicians, young talents with a bright future, and internationally renowned European musicians will perform as soloists.

https://eu2018bg.bg/en/events/1139