Multiple award winner Dimitris Dekavallas has already established himself as one of the most talented guitarists of his age. Much in demand as a soloist worldwide, Dimitris has been performing since the age of 8.
Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in London, he has given recitals and has toured throughout the UK, USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates, China, Spain, Italy, Romania, Greece, Egypt, Portugal, Japan, Mexico, Chile and others. Dimitris has appeared as a soloist with many international and most of UK’s major orchestras and also Reinisch Philharmonie in Germany and many others. He has given solo recitals in many prestigious concert halls such as the Carnegie Hall (New York), Royal Albert Hall (London), Wigmore Hall (London), the Wales Millenium Centre (Cardiff), the Southbank Centre and Concertgebouw (Amsterdam). Most recently Dimitris gave a private recital at Lambeth Palace for the Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He also performed for the Queen while he was a student at the Royal Academy of Music.
Dimitris has released four albums. He released his debut recording ‘Music for Oboe and Guitar’ in 2009 with the oboist Marios Argiros (previously Principal Oboe with the BBC Philharmonic) and has since recorded a number of pieces for the popular Guitar CD ‘Simply Spanish Moods’. In 2012 he released his third recording for solo guitar ‘Premiere’ which includes two world premieres, and in 2015 he released his last album ‘From Granada to Buenos Aires’ with Spanish and Latin American music.
Dimitris was born in Athens, Greece and started learning the guitar at the age of five. He studied under David Russell, Michael Lewin, John Williams and Julian Bream. He is a winner of thirteen international music prizes. In 2010 he obtained the honourable Freedom of the City of London. Dimitris is sponsored by D’addario & Company (guitar strings) and is based in Budapest, Hungary.
Suite for lute BWV 997 (Prelude 4’, Fugue 8’, Sarabande 4’, Gigue and Double 6’)
La Catedral (7’)
Una limosna por el Amor de Dios (5’)
Un dia Di November (5’)
Suite for guitar op.19 (12’)
A Fancy (4’)
Tango en skai (5’),
Danza del Molinero (5’)
Variazioni su un tema di Handel (9’)
3 Venezuelan Pieces (10’)
Spanish Malaguena (4)
Danza Brasilera (5’)
Verano porteno (6’)
Milonga del angel (6’)
Capricio Arabe (4’)
Preludes No.1, 2, (8’)
Choros No1 (4’)