ACHILLEAS WASTOR

Achilleas Wastor was born in Athens in 1973. He studied at the Conservatory of Athens and later at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover with Vladimir Krainer. Since then, he has performed numerous recitals and as a soloist with all the prominent orchestras of Greece. In 2007 he has been chosen to be the exclusive soloists to the renowned Mezzo Soprano Agnes Baltsa with whom he collaborated in a series of concerts (“Liederabende”) throughout Europe, in the Musikverein Vienna, Opera of Zurich, Prinzregent Theater Munich.
As an arranger, Achilleas Wastor has arranged a wide scope of music styles like Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy, Theodorakis’ Zorbas suite for 4 pianos, Stravinsky’s Firebird suite for 2 pianos premiered by Cyprien Katsaris and Etsuko Hirose in Tokyo (2015) and published by Schott Editions (2017). His first performance at Carnegie Hall was in 1996 with the National Orchestra of Greek Music, under the direction of Stavros Xarchakos.
Recent international concerts have included again a performance in Carnegie Hall, this time with the renowned Greek singer Maria Farantouri.

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