list of works

Works

Solo and chamber music

 

 “Sentences” for alto flute. (2001) Premiere: Rachel Canon, UT. Recorded by Carlton Vickers. UK premiere by Carla Rees (2005).

 “Sinantisis” for cello and piano, (2001) Premiere: John Andrew Tarbet – piano, Aaron Young – cello, UCE (Utah Composers Ensemble Concert) concert series UT . Collaboration with the Center of Cypriot Composers –commissions and concert series participation, 2006: Sinantisis (Athens Trio),

“Run” for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello, (2002) Recorded by Canyonlands New Music Ensemble, Morris Rosenzweig – Conductor,

“Ypostroma” for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello, (2003).  Recorded and performed by Canyonlands New Music Ensemble, Morris Rosenzweig – Conductor, UT.

 “Aneresis” for violin and flute, (2004-5) Commissioned by Bodil Rorbech (violin) and Carlton Vickers (flute) and recorded by them. Premiere: Carla Rees – alto flute, Emma Hankock – violin, London, Performed at Royal College of London. Participation, after a competition call, in a compilation CD: MOSAIC by the Society of Composers, inc., NAVONA RECORDS 2010 (Parma Recordings). During a two-week residency at the Composers Conference at Wellesly College in Boston under composer Mario Davidovsky, 2006.  Performance by resident performers.

“Kanonas” for Saxophone Quartet, (2005)

“Eastern Prayer” for Solo Amplified Cello, (2005). Premiere: Megan Smith, UT. Finalist in the International 2005 Hulgren Solo Cello Works Biennial Concert. Recorded by Peter Kospotinov.

“Stoes” for piccolo, prepared piano, percussion, violin and cello, (2006). Premiere: ALEA III New Music Ensemble, Recording by New York New Music Ensemble. Finalist for the 2006 ALEA III International Composition Competition in Boston receiving the honorary award.

“Eastern Time” for steel string acoustic guitar (2007), Commissioned arrangement for the Cyprus Jazz Big Band in 2009. 

“Monochroma” for clarinet, violin and cello, (2006). Written for the 2006 annual concert of UCE (Utah Composers Ensemble). Premiere: Canyonlands New Music Ensemble. Participation in the Ledra Soloists annual Festival, 2009 (Guest performers and members of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra).

 “Jazz Interlude” for piano, alto sax and D.Bass (2007)

 “ADOLESCENCE” for flute, violin, horn and piano (2008). Premiere: Banff Centre, Canada Resident composer for two months at the Banff Centre, Canada, Performance by resident performers.

“Sophia’s Mind” for solo electric viola (2009)

“Stage for a Girl Dancer” for solo marimba, (2011) Commissioned  by visual artist Maria Papaharalambous organizer and participant of the Festival Here, Now – Happiness” at the     Macedonian  museum of modern art, Thessaloniki (2011). Premiere: by Marios Nicolaou, Macedonian museum of modern art, Thessaloniki (2011)

“Fossils” for prepared piano and percussion, Commissioned for the 2011 Avaton  new music festival, Limassol CY.

“Denmark” for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin and cello (2012). Written for Chronos Ensemble.   Premiered by Chronos Ensemble in concert 27×1 held in Megaron Mousikis, Nicosia celebrating Cyprus’s European presidency (2012).

“sPilaion” for oboe, harp and cello (2012). Commissioned by Pharos Arts Foundation for its annual new music festival. Premiered by Nieuw Ensemble (2012).

“Liquidation of Death” for flute, clarinet, violin and cello (2012). Written for the Centre of Cypriot Composers first new music festival. Premiered by the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (2012).

 “Circuit Bendings” for string quartet (2012). Written for Tana Quartet. Premiered by Tana Quartet (2012).

“Isihia Mesimeriou” for soprano and electronics, poem by Kostas Reousis (2012). Written for the Centre of Cypriot Composers first electronic music festival. Premiered by Elli Alonefti at Artos foundation (2012).

“Worms and Butterflies” for flute, clarinet, accordion and piano (2013). Written for district 59 new music festival. Premiered by Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble in Perm, Russia (2012).

Elos” for flute/picc., clarinet/bass cl., piano, violin and cello (2014). Written for the 3rd Contemporary Music Festival organized by the center of Cypriot composers. Premiered in November 2014 by DissonArt new music ensemble.

“Train Ride at 11” for saxophone, violin and piano (2015). Written for A Trio. Premiered in October 2015 by A Trio in Cologne, Germany.

“GAIA” for flute/picc., clarinet/bass cl., piano, violin, cello and D. bass (2015). Written for the 4th Contemporary Music Festival organized by the center of Cypriot composers. Premiered in November 2015 by DissonArt new music ensemble.

– “ICHNOS” Poems set to music in a concert presented at Axiothea Annual Festival in Cyprus, commissioned by the University of Cyprus (2016)

  • Isihia Mesimeriou by Kostas Reousis
  • Arrosti Nisos by Michalis Pieris
  • Yiapi Eretikon Fantasmaton by Kostas Reousis
  • El Silencio by F.G. Lorca

Performed by ICHNOS ensemble: Margarita Elia soprano, Drosostalida Moraiti piano, Marios Nicolaou and Aggelos Michailoudes percussion, Nikos Koukouvinos trombone, Menelaus Menelaou violin. Electronics and Conducting by Tasos Stylianou.

 “TOMB” for percussion duet. Written for the annual chamber music concert organised by the Centre of Cypriot Composers, 2017. Premiere: Marios Nicolaou and Alexandros Giovanos.

“Y DESPUES” for Soprano voice, Contrabass Cl., Euphonium, Percussion and Harp. Text:    F.G.Lorca (2017). Premiered in October 2017 by Nieuw Ensemble and guest soprano Margarita Elia

“Tribal Tales” for two Prepared Pianos and two Percussionists (2017)

   

       Orchestral

“ZONE-9” for Orchestra (2008) Commissioned by the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus. Collaboration with the Center of Cypriot Composers –commissions and concert series participation, 2008: Zone-9 for Orchestra (Cyprus State Orchestra, Patrick Gallois conductor).

 “Odyssey” for Orchestra (2010). Written for the Cyprus State Orchestra. Premiere: International Festival Kypria  by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Spiros Pissinos conductor, first-prize winner in a composition competition by the Cyprus State Orchestra, 2010.

“Prtotogonismos” for Orchestra and Chorus (2012). Commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Culture. Premiere: Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, (2012).

Artante” for orchestra (2013). Written for the 2013-14 season of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Centre of Cypriot Composers. Premiered in November 2013.

“PROTEST” for Orchestra (2017). Collaboration with the Centre of Cypriot Composer’s New Music Festival, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Jens Georg Bachmann conductor, CY

       

         Visual

“Oedipus at Colonus” for alto flute and percussion, (2004) Commissioned (33rd Greek Theatre Festival, (2004) Premiere: University of Utah Classical Theatre Department, Carlton Vickers – alto flute, Glenn Web – Percussion, UT.

“The Light in the Poetry of Dyonisios Solomos” for cello, violin and percussion (2007) Collaboration with the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute – music for a documentary, Projected in Cyprus and in Kerkyra (Greece).

“Notiz 1” for bass clarinet and effects, music for a silent movie (“Notiz 1”) by Carsten Wagner (2011), Commissioned by Artos Foundation for its Moving Silence Festival. Premiered by George Georgiou (2011).

“Manlike” for Dancer and electronics (2013). Written for the Dance Platform Festival. Premiered in November 2013 by Milena Ugren Koulas.

Gramata stin Mitera” music for a documentary on Cypriot poet Kostas Montis (2014-5). Commisioned by the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus.

“Wehende Bäume” a four minute film by Andreas Koch, DE 2015 with live music by Tasos Stylianou performed on a self-made electric instrument. Presented at the Moving Silence Festival, Cyprus. December 11, 2015  at ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation in Nicosia.Commissioned by Artos Foundation.

“Red Curtains” a 15 minute film by Richard Valk & Freek Zonderland, NL 2012. Music by Tasos Stylianou and Achilleas Kentonis. Presented at the Moving Silence Festival, Cyprus. December 16, 2016  at ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation in Nicosia. Commissioned by Artos Foundation.

“Way Out” for Electronics and Dancer. Commissioned by Egomio Cultural Centre. In collaboration with Egomio Cultural Centre (2017). Premiere: 2017 during Paphos 2017 (Cultural Capital of Europe)

“Fear, Envy Meaness” music on a film by Wojtek Skowron.  Performed by Tasos Stylianou at the Moving Silence Festival organised by the Artos Foundation. Commissioned by Artos Foundation for the Moving Silence Festival (2017)

“Vivid Blue” music for a dancer. Dramaturgy/choreography: Christiana Ioannou, Dancer: Annesha Michael. Commissioned by dramaturge Christiana Ioannou. Premiered at Garage Space Nicosia, Cyprus (2017)

     

        Choir

“Dou Paradoxou Thavmados” for large chorus and small instrumental ensemble, (2006-7)  Premiere: The Days of New Music, International New Music Festival in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova by the National Chorus and members of the National Orchestra of Republic of Moldova.

 “Nefeli” for mixed choir (2011), Commissioned by choir Epilogi, Limassol CY.

Akolouthia Nekrosimos” for large mixed choir (2015).

“Lygmos” for five vocal soloists: soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor, baritone and bass. Written for and premiered by Neue Vocalisolisten and the 5th annual festival of New Music by the centre of Cypriot Composers (2016)

          

     Electronic

Innocence” for solo Tape. Premiered at the 1st Electronic Festival organised by the Centre of Cypriot Composers, Nicosia CY (2010)

“Isihia Mesimeriou” for Soprano and Electronics, poem by Kostas Reousis (2012). Written for the Centre of Cypriot Composers 2nd Electronic Music Festival. Premiere: Elli Alonefti (soprano) at Artos Foundation, Nicosia CY (2012)

“Ena Keri Arkei”  for solo Tape. Based on the poem ΓΙΑ ΝΑ ‘ΡΘΟΥΝ by  K. Kavafis (2014)

“Sound Theater: ACTING SYNTHESIS”  A dramaturgical visual content, expressed through sound structures, that enable the direct contact with space. Commissioned by Artos Foundation and premiered  n December 2017 during the “Xdream” festival

        Piano

“Equilibrium” for solo prepared piano (2012). Written for pianist Ermis Theodorokis. Premiere: Ermis Theodorakis, solo piano concert in Pa.sy.dy. held by the Centre of Cypriot Composers.

“Hospital Bed”

“Waltz” Premiere: Drosostalida Moraiti (2012)

“Fossilization” Premiere: Drosostalida Moraiti (2013)

“Motif” 

“?” Premiere: Drosostalida Moraiti (2012)

      Arrangments

“Eastern Time” for Steel String Acoustic Guitar (2007), Commissioned arrangement for the Cyprus Jazz Big Band in 2009

“To Yiasemi” Traditional, Arranged for Symphonic Band, (2007) Commissioned by the  Municipal Band Ensemble of Paralimni, CY

“Cantiga 417” an arrangement of a Spanish Cantiga for S, A, T, B, four recorders (S, A, T, B), percussion and guitar, (2004).

       

      Arrangments for small high school band

“Equinox”  by John Coltrane arranged for 3 saxophones, trumpet, flute and rhythm section

“C jam Blues”  by Duke Ellington arranged for 3 saxophones, trumpet, flute and rhythm section

“Mr Clean”  by Freddie Hubbard arranged for 3 saxophones, trumpet, flute and rhythm section

       Jazz Compositions

Eastern Time, Ceremony, Nychta, Air Antigua, Restless Day, Red Stars, Sail Away

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