‘Doré has perfectly captured the feel of each city’ – Michael Binyon, The Times 

‘Sophistication and truth’ – Time Out Tokyo

‘He performs modern classical music repertoire that also includes his own works’ – La Vanguardia

‘Teodor stands as a pioneer at the vanguard of contemporary music’ – El Día

‘One of the brightest representatives of modern music’ – Esquire

Pianist and composer Teodor Doré aka Fyodor Biryuchev, the sonic storyteller extraordinaire, will present his sixth album, “Portraits of Cities” at an upcoming concert this week in London. And it’s not just an album, but a mesmerizing journey through the beating hearts of megacities across the globe, fusing traditional instruments, piano prowess, and electronic wizardry.

An eclectic ensemble of instruments makes the music come to life, featuring the qanun, sitar, darbuka, clarinet, double bass, violin, bassoon, drums, and captivating Indian and Middle Eastern vocals. Doré creates dialogue between these diverse elements and the piano, promising an unforgettable experience. Talented instrumentalists and vocalists from the UK, Ukraine, Italy, Egypt, Syria, and India unite, fusing mediums and cultures on stage.

“Portraits of Cities” is like a sonic postcard collection where each composition is a vibrant snapshot of a city that’s been a key part of the artists’ globetrotting adventures. He unveils hidden gems of urban landscapes through sound.

Doré paints 8 portraits of cities worldwide, connected by the invisible strands of music that transcend boundaries. It bridges East and West, North and South, merging conflicting elements, religions, and truths. Doré’s work encapsulates the art of unity amidst chaos and duality, showcasing the transformative power of music to connect disparate elements into a harmonious essence.

“Portraits of Cities” is a new convergence that celebrates the rich tapestry of global diversity, offering an immersive auditory experience that resonates with cultural connoisseurs and sonic aesthetes alike. In Teodor’s own words, “I aimed to capture my profound inspiration from history and culture by crafting an extraordinary blend of multifaceted musical elements and imagery.”

Get ready to embark on a sensory escapade, where each track breathes life into cities we often overlook. “Portraits of Cities” is a music love letter to the pulse of metropolises.

Want to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the show early? Have a look at the videos below:

Spring in Barcelona: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uqythem8Iws The sun over the Bosphorus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwDM5qmOOX8