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DOROS
ZESIMOS

Cyprus

Doros Zesimos born in Cyprus in 1981 has established himself as one of the leading cellists of his country. He holds degrees, BA and MA in cello, from the Sofia National State Academy of Music (Bulgaria) where he studied with Professors Anatoly Krastev and Vasil Kazandjiev as well as a Diploma from the Contemporary Music School in Thessaloniki Greece under the guidance of Rusi Dragnev.


During his studies, he attended several music festivals in USA, Bulgaria, France and Cyprus and has had cello master classes with Yoncho Bayrov, Emilia Baranowska, Thomas Carroll, Maria Kliegel, Franz Bartolomey, Stephan Popov, Bridget MacRae, Chagit Glaser and Peter Somodari.


He has participated in many concerts as an orchestral and chamber performer. He was a member of the Juenesses Musicales World Orchestra, the Cyprus Fulbright Ensemble, Anerada Theater organization and has collaborated with choreographers Machi Demetriadou– Lindahl and Eleana Alexandrou. Furthermore, he has appeared in concerts in Spain, Germany, Holland, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, USA and Cyprus. He has performed all works composed by Solon Michaelides, and has also performed works composed by Fedros Kavalaris, Georgios Karvelos, Evagoras Karagiorgis, Nikos Vichas, Andis Skordis, Constantin Papageorgio and Michalis Andronikou.


Currently he holds a cello faculty position at the Music Talents Development Program of the University of Cyprus, teaches at the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Scholarship Music Academy as well as at the Cyprus National Music Schools of Limassol, Nicosia and Paphos. He is a member of the bi-communal Cyprus Chamber Orchestra, Commandaria Orchestra, Concordia String Quartet, TratSik string quartet and a collaborator of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and TrakArt Orchestra.