ASQ - Athens String Quartet Allegria 
ASQ Quartet
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ATHENS STRING QUARTET
ALLEGRIA

The sound of your event

ABOUT

The Athens based Classic String Quartet Allegria is consisted of highly skilled, professional musicians who share a desire to offer an alternative musical experience with well known melodies of the international repertoire especially arranged for a string quartet.

They aim to appeal to a wider audience and their vast experience in music leads to a more modern concept of synthesis of an extensive repertoire, combining with harmony various genders, Classical, Jazz, Rock, Latin, Pop and Contemporary Greek Music.

MEET THE TEAM

EYGENIA MALO

First violin
BRUNILDA EVGENIA MALO

She is an honored graduate of the violin class of Tatsis Apostolidis in the Athens Conservatory and a graduate of the Musical Studies Department of the University of Athens. She has collaborated with the Athens State Orchestra, the Orchestra of the National Opera, the National Symphony Orchestra of ERT and several classical chamber music ensembles. From 1996 to 2000 she was a member of the Orchestra of Colours and since 1997 she is a permanent member of the Symphony Orchestra of Athens as Assistant Principal in the first violins. She has recorded on several albums of artists with whom she has participated in many concerts in Greece and abroad. She participates in several bands of classical and contemporary music and she is also performing at various events as a solo electric violin.


POLINA KOUMI

Violin & Viola
POLINA KOUMI

Polina Koumi began violin lessons at the age of 7 and in 2003 she has completed her diploma exams with honors and first prize in the class of Margarita Plesti. Alongside, she has taken viola lessons with Paris Anastasiadis and in 2007 she graduated also with honors and first prize. She has participated in master classes of G. Zhislin, B. Hartog and R. Moog among others. From 2005 to 2008 she was a member of the Athens State Orchestra. She has also collaborated with the Orchestra of the National Opera and the Symphony Orchestra of ERT. Since 2001 she is a permanent member of the Symphony Orchestra of Athens. She has recorded music for albums of various artists, for films and plays and she teaches violin and viola at Orfeion Music School of Athens.


IRINI PLESTI

Second violin
IRINI PLESTI

She began violin lessons at the age of 5 and in 2011 she graduated from Orfeio Athens Conservatory with honors. She continues her postgraduate studies at Vorarbelger Landeskonservatorium, in Feldkirch, Austria, in the class of professor Rudens Turku. Previously a member of the symphony orchestras ASON and Camerata Junior of the Athens Concert Hall, she has performed in numerous chamber music concerts in Greece and abroad. Today she is an active member of the chamber orchestra Montfort Kammerorchester Feldkirch.


KIARA KONSTANTINOU

Cello
KIARA KONSTANTINOU

Aikaterini (Kiara) Konstantinou was born in Athens in 1992. She took her first piano lessons at the age of 8 with Maria Papadaki. In 2004, she got accepted in the Music School of Alimos, where she started cello lessons with Christina Koutrou. Two years later, she also starts cello lessons with Nikolaos Kotzias in Athens Conservatory and then in Orfeio Athinon Conservatory. In June 2016 she received her Cello Diploma with Nikolaos Kotzias, graduating with honors and second prize.


AUDIOS

Por una Cabeza - C.Gardel



Libertango - A.Piazzolla





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PHOTOS

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CONTACT

For bookings and inquiries please contact Athens String Quartet Allegria

t: +30 694 747 28 38
t: +30 697 772 06 14
e: contact@athens-quartet.gr
w: www.athens-quartet.gr