Works in Progress:

  • New piece for Percussion Quartet – Third Coast Percussion Group (US)
  • New piece for Contrabass Clarinet – Jason Alder (US/UK)
  • Opera for children – Co-operative, National Opera of Greece (GR)
  • Chamber opera – Berliner Opern Prize (DE)

Latest Works:

  • “Crude Iron – Act I” music theatre for narrator, voices, small ensemble – 45′
  • “While the agitated beasts enter the garden of fear…” for clarinet, percussion, piano and Cello – 40′
  • U…Zu” for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello – 13′
  • Lo…On” for baritone and piano – 13′
  • “Sisomo…Nitse” for 4 Tambura – 6′

Other News:

“U…Zu” has been selected as a finalist for Prix Annelie de Man 2020 and for Black Pencil Prize

“Guilty for being alive”, new opera commission and finalist for Berlin Opern Preis, selected for performances in Berlin – 13,15,16 May 2020.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for Large ensemble, to be performed by Synchronos during the Opatija Tribune 2019 (HR).

Fedora Prize in Education, awarded for Co-OPERAtive , a new opera for unaccompanied and local teenagers in Athens, which I will compose and conduct

Selected composer from an international pool of applicants for the Emerging Composers partnership by Third Coast Percussion.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for Contrabass Clarinet by Jason Alder. Performances during Fall 2020 and 2021. Supported by FondsPodiumKunsten.

Commissioned to compose a new music theatre piece for 12 performers. To be performed at a site-specific location during the International Festival Music Village 2019. The new piece will be based on the novel “Crude Iron” by Sofronis Sofroniou.

Interdisciplinary creative project for teenagers at National Opera of Greece. The project is based and inspired by The Marriage of Figaro, W. A. Mozart.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for 4 tambura, by the Academy for Arts and Culture in Zagreb. To be premiered on 2/04/2019 during the Music Biennale Zagreb.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for Bass-Baritone and Piano, by Rami Sarieddine and Andrew Munn. To be premiered on 15/03/2019.

Performances of “Asleep…but hearing” for Contrabass Clarinet at Havana Contemporary Music Festival (CU) and Snow Mask Composers festival (DK).

Performances of “I want to undress you…vulgarize you a bit…” at Taipei, Macau and Shanghai.

Teaching position at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam, at the  Contemporary Music through Non Western Techniques department.

Workshops on Rhythmical complexity based on Karnatic music techniques will be presented at Attiko Sxoleio (GR) and at Fengaros Music Village (CY).

Interdisciplinary creative project for children/teenagers at National Opera of Greece. The project is based and inspired by the G.N.O’s production of Henry Purcell’s ‘The Fairy Queen’.

Commissioned to compose an opera for 3 singers and Balinese Gamelan by Narwastu Art Community. Performances will occur in March 2018 in Bali and Java.

Commissioned to compose a large scale piece for handmade percussion and Gamelan to be performed during the Syros International Film Festival 2017.

Collaborating with Inmates of Koridallos Prison (GR) in combination with the Greek National Opera and National theatre of Greece, for the presentation of “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare. Presentations in June 2017.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for 8 voices by Studio Conducere in Portugal. Concerts will occur in Portugal and Spain in 2017.

Commissioned to compose a new piece for EMAC Ensemble for 2 saxophones and electronics. Concerts will occur on February 10th at CMMAS in Morealia (MX) and April 6th at Fonoteca Nacional in Mexico City.

 “17…why not 37?”  was awarded at the International Composition Competition for piano quintet, organized by ISCM Korea and Asia Cultural Center during the Symphony for Asia festival in Guangju, South Korea.

Commissioned to compose a short opera for Soprano, Flute and Percussion by Avaton Distorted Festival 2017.

Composed “RA…PATSIA…OU” , a new opera which will be performed at KYPRIA International Festival 2016

Commissioned to compose a piece by Black Page Orchestra to be premiered at Unsafe and Sounds Festival 2016 in Vienna.

Co-ordinating a group composition titled “DIAPASON” at the International Festival Music Village at Pelion, Greece in August 2016.

Commissioned to compose a piece for Dance by Amphidromo Chorotheatro for a performance in March 2016.

Commissioned to Compose a piece for Trio Zoom, to be performed in Aalborg in October 2015.

Portrait radio program Bijdetijds by Concertzender on 14/06/2015 from 17:00 – 18:00 (GMT +1) tune in!

Commissioned to compose a large scale piece for Balinese Gamelan and Choir by Narwastu Art Community to be performed at Bali Arts Festival in July 2015.

From 26/7/2015 to 31/07/2015  I will be presenting seminars based on Karnatic Music rhythmical techniques, at Fengaros Music Village, Kato Drys – Cyprus

February will be spent in Ólafsfirði – Iceland after receiving the Music Education Award 2015 at Listhus artistic residensy.

On 4/11, 5/11 and 6/11/2015 Cyprus Symphony Orchestra will present the ballet “Ο Ιππής…του Ιππή…Ε Ιππή…Ποιός Ιππει;” which won the 1st prize at the competition held for the European Presidency of Cyprus.

From 13/11/2014 to 16/11/2014 presenting the opera “OU…PATSIA…RA”. The concerts will take place every day at 20:30 at Egomio Cultural Center, Nicosia- Cyprus. Info

From 27/7/2014 to 01/08/2014  presenting seminars based on Karnatic Music rhythmical techniques, at Fengaros Music Village, Kato Drys – Cyprus.

Commissioned a large scale composition for mixed media to be presented at ::2nd contemporary series:: in Nicosia Cyprus on 13,14,15 and 16 of November 2014.

Invited to participate at workshops organized by the Hellenic Composers Union, in March 2014– Athens. I will be composing a piece for six performers.

Awarded the Darmasiswa Scholarship from the government of Indonesia, to study Balinese Gamelan  at ISI Denpasar for a year starting on September 2013.

“Fully Unfulfilling…The Fulfillment…” for String Orchestra has been selected for a performance during the XXXV FORO INTERNACIONAL DE MUSICA NUEVA MANUEL ENRIQUEZ 2013 In Mexico city – Mexico.

International Ensemble Modern Academy will premier a new piece in September 2013 in Utrecht (Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2013), Royaumont, Karlsruhe and Frankfurt as part of the Ulysses Network Platform.

“So we commence…where?” Has been selected for performance during the 21st International Review of Composers – Belgrade 2012

 “7 Unceremonious Occasions” for Brass quintet has been shortlisted for the GAUDEAMUS PRIZE 2012 and will be performed during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2012 in Utrecht

“Ο Ιππής…Του Ιππή…Ε Ιππή…Ποιός Ιππεί;” for Symphony Orchestra, was  awarded the 1st prize in the competition held by Cyprus Symphony Orchestra for the European Presidency of Cyprus 2012

 “The deeper you go…the deeper you go…the deeper you go…deeper you go…you go…you?”  has been awarded the BUMA TOONZETTERS PRIZE 2012 during a performance at Holland Festival 2012

“The deeper you go…the deeper you go…the deeper you go…deeper you go…you go…you?” will be the featured piece in the ::CONTEMPORARY SERIES:: presented by Louvana Productions in 4 concert on 26 and 27 of April in Nicosia, Cyprus.

“So we commence…where?” will be premiered by Musique Nouvelles during the 3rd International Contemporary Music Festival – Pharos Foundation – Shoe Factory – Nicosia 2011

“Silkstone…are you ever going to shatter?” has been shortlisted for De Ereprijs and will be performed on February 2011 in Apeldoorn by the Orkest de Ereprijs

“….. – Στην βρύσην των ποιών;” for symphony orchestra was awarded the 2nd prize in the competition held by Cyprus Symphony Orchestra for the 50th aniversary of The Republic of Cyprus – 2010

“Gorillas and Porcupines don’t live together…but they both drink water” for Harp and Dancer will be performed at Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, April 2010

A new short opera for soprano, baritone, flute, cello and actress will be performed during the YO Opera Festival in Utrecht – November 2009