Greek-born pianist Alkistis
Milioni is both a consummate chamber musician and a passionate educator. She is
the accompanist for the string classes at the Barenboim-Said Academie and a
mentor at the Orchesterakademie of the Staatskapelle Berlin.
Prior to joining the
Barenboim-Said Academie, Alkistis Milioni had teaching assignments at the Hochschule
für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ in Berlin and at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in
Rostock. She has had engagements as an accompanist at several international
competitions and master classes, among them the Instrumental Competition
Markneukirchen, the ARD Music Competition, the Kulenkampff Violin Competition and
the Summer Academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg.
Alkistis Milioni moved to Berlin
in 1994 to pursue her studies as a concert pianist and a musical pedagogue at
the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ with Prof. Gerald Fauth. She further
studied chamber music with Prof. Matthias Kirschnereit at the Hochschule für
Musik und Theater Rostock, graduating with high distinction in 2002. She also
holds a master’s degree in cultural management from the Dresden International
She has won first prize at the
Mozart Competition in Rome, is an honoree of the Helexpo Chamber Music
Competition in Thessaloniki and has been awarded a scholarship by the Hindemith
Foundation in Blonay/Vevey. Alkistis Milioni has made numerous recordings for
the Greek national broadcaster, the Deutschlandradio Berlin and the Deutscher
Verlag für Musik.