Eleftheria Kotzia

  Described by USA Review as doing for the Greek soul what flamenco does for the Spanish, Eleftheria Kotzia has toured regularly in Europe, Canada, the United States, South America, North Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East.

  Composers Domeniconi, Bogdanovic, Dodgson, Duarte, McGuire, Vasquez influenced by the Greek musical heritage have dedicated works to Eleftheria . She has presentedworks by Greek composers and has recorded René Eespere’s guitar concerto.

  Eleftheria has an impressive list of recordings to her credit: ‘Mediterraneo’, ‘La Guitarra Latina’, ‘Fuoco’, ‘Gypsy’ Ballad’ ‘Respectus’. Her CD ‘The Blue Guitar’ was selected by Gramophone magazine as a Critic's Choice Recording of the Year.

  Eleftheria has been on the cover of guitar magazines and music journals Classical Guitar, Guitar International, Incorporated Society of Musicians , the Panhellenes and has been interviewed by ‘Soundboard’ , the French ‘Guitare Classique’, ‘Guitaren’ , the Greek ‘Tar’.

  Kotzia taught at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (2000-2015), and is a frequent judge in international guitar competitions. She is the writer of the method ‘Le cahier de ma guitare’ .

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