Hailed by the Crescendo Magazine as ''a musician of great sensitivity'' and described by News Times London as ''a highly trained and skilled bassoonist who consistently amazes with his performances'', Mavroudes Troullos is characterized by his mature and expressive playing alongside with his technical mastery.
He is one of the most prominent bassoonists of his generation having given recitals in the biggest concert halls of Europe such as the Aphitheater of the Philharmonie in Paris, The Elgar Room of the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Kleine Zaal of Concertgebouw Amsterdam and Konzerthaus Berlin.
He was awarded three times the 1st Prize at the ''Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition'' during 2019, in Paris, London and Amsterdam, the 2nd Prize at the'' North International Music Competition'' in 2018 Sweden, the ''Horlait-Dapsens Award 2018'' in Belgium. and he was named ''Ambassador of the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel'' in 2018.
He has appeared as a soloist with the Koninklijke Muziekkapel van de Gidsen, Orchestre de Nivelles, Antwerpen Camerata a.o. and is often engaged in renowned festivals such Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier.
Next to his performances, Mavroudes Troullos teaches bassoon and chamber music at the Gemeentelijke Academie voor Muziek, Woord en Dans Sint-Pieters Woluwe Brussels since 2018 and he is a PhD Researcher in the Arts at the LUCA School of Arts. Many great composers have dedicated works to him such as Philippe Hersant.
He has recently released a double album with the world premiere recording of the Six Progressive Sonatas for harp and bassoon by Luigi Concone with the harpist Rachel Talitman.
Born in Nicosia, Cyprus, in 1992 into a family of musicians, Troullos started playing the bassoon at the age of thirteen and was only eighteen when he had his first solo concerto performance playing the virtuoso concerto for bassoon and orchestra by C.M. von Weber. Later on, he studied in Athens, Leipzig and Brussels.
Mavroudes Troullos' recital partners are Lily Maisky - piano and Roberta Brambilla - harp.