Stamatis Spanoudakis Various Concerts

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Concerts at The Royal Albert Hall, London – Herod Atticus Theatre, Athens – Nymphaeon, N.Greece – Bucharest, Romania – PAOK Stadium, Thessaloniki – OAKA Stadium, Athens.

His music is classified as Pop, Classical and Byzantine.

Studied classical guitar but diversified to pop. He later continued his studies at the Bisburgh Academy with Bertholt Hummel and later in Athens with Constantino Kinodiati, when he specialised in Byzantine music. His has published numerous discs which have now been interpreted by various other artists.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946. In its early days the orchestra secured profitable recording contracts and important engagements including the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the concerts of the Royal Philharmonic Society. After Beecham's death in 1961 the orchestra's fortunes declined steeply; it battled for survival until the mid-1960s, when its future was secured after an Arts Council report recommended that it should receive public subsidy. A further crisis arose when it seemed the orchestra's right to call itself "Royal" would be withdrawn.

Since Beecham's death the RPO has had seven chief conductors, including Rudolf Kempe, Antal Dorati, Andre Previn and Vladimir Ashkenazy; as of 2013 the incumbent is Charles Dutoit. Others closely associated with the orchestra have included Sir Charles Groves, Sir Charles Mackerras, , Peter Maxwell Davies, Yehudi Menuhin and Leopold Stokowski.

The RPO gives concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.