Biography


Evgenia Papadimas was born in Athens. She began her studies at the age of five and at the age of eleven she gave her first solo recital at an event of the Greek Writers' Union, with a warm welcome and criticism from the press.

Since July 1993 she has been awarded a diploma with Professor Max Hallecker (Honorary Professor at the Gratz Music Academy).

At the same time she attended orchestra conducting lessons with conductor Loukas Karitinos. In the academic years 1993-94 she studied under Christopher Elton (Royal Academy of Music, London). In 1995 she continued her postgraduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music at A.I.S course with Professor James Gibb.

In the same year she was distinguished by the 1st Pan-Hellenic Piano Award with "excellent unanimity" at the Panhellenic Competition of Ch. organized by the Ministry of Culture In 1997, she won a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) for the Master Degree at City University of London on "Music in Ancient Greece"

She appears for concerts and recitals in places such as the Athens Concert Hall, the Theocharakis National Lyceum Theater, The Leyton House, John Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, South Bank, St. Martins in the Fields, Tirana Academy of Music, LISZT Academy (Budapest), St. Peter's (Zurich), Theater Rigiblick (Zurich), Cultur Casino (Bern-Switzerland), Istanbul International Art Fair Bosporus, Dusseldorf International Art Fair, KIOI Hall Tokyo (Japan), Old Town Hall (RATHAUS) Vienna San Giovani Rotondo Festival Italy).

She has appeared with orchestras such as: Radio & Television Orchestra of Japan (NHK), Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Young Choir de Monaco, Worthing Philharmonic, Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra, Patra Symphony Orchestra.

Evgenia has collaborated with Maestros Loukas Karitinos, Michalis Economou, Alkis Baltas, Andreas Pylarinos, Anastasios Simaionidis, Nikos Atheneos, Alan Hazeldine, Saoulious Sodetskis, Atkuki Iyenda, Robin Page, Martin Andre, Andreas Botini, Svilen Simeonov, Christoph Poppen.

She has recorded for BBC RADIO 4, "The Fountain overflowed," for BBC RADIO 3, Sir Patrick Moore's world premiere of Sir Patrick Moore's piano, for the ERT Third Edition, pre-classical and romantic music.

She appeared on BBC 1 (TV) at Barbican-London on Live Masteclass for "The One Show". in September 2010.

Evgenia recorded the album "Atmosphera" for Sony Classical in London.


REVIEWS



"... This is a difficult work, yet Papadimas from memory engineered it with great bravura, leaving strong sense of achievement for a first recital at Wingmore Hall…” ]

David Alker, Musical Opinion



"... and this multi-layered technique is distinct in the performances of Evgenia Papadima because it is not a purpose but a means of expression. An expression that serves sensitivity to dynamism ... ”

Liana Rousianou-Piperaki, Hestia