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Dimitris Andrikopoulos


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Anathema i 2011 by dimitris andrikopoulos

Dimitris Andrikopoulos (Greek: Δημήτρης Ανδρικόπουλος) (born 1971 in Larisa, Greece) is a Greek composer born in Larisa (Greece) in 1971.


He studied composition at the Rotterdam's Academy of Music and Dance with K. de Vries. His composition studies were concluded in 2001 with the award of the Diploma of Composition. In 2004 he completed his post-graduate studies on electronic music composition in Rotterdam while winning at the same time the Composition Price of the Rotterdam's Academy of Music and Dance.

One of his main composition interests is the interaction of different disciplines in music and mainly the combination of the acoustic and electronic world. His first attempts in that direction are the "Nuances of Blue" (2001) for Soprano, Electronics and Dance and "Bati no portao do tempo perdido" that was written for Rosa Ensemble followed by "Ariadne"(2003) for Soprano, Cello and live Electronics, "EOS" (2003) for Piano and live Electronics, "Cassandra's Tales" (2004) for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Electronics.

He worked with various groups and orchestras like: Walpurgis, Dance Studio Arabesque, Dance Collective DC2High, Ensemble Emanon, Duo Beumer and van Ham,!Ynx Ensemble, Mondriaan Quartet, Duo Pallas&Pallas, Drumming Percussion Group, Jazz Orchestra of Matosinhos, Asko Ensemble, National Orchestra of Athens, Nederlands Ballet Orkest, Orchestre National de Lorraine, Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, Remix Ensemble and interpreters like Lorenda Ramou, Hebe Mensinga, Doris Hochscheid, Sergio Carolino, Joao Barradas, Miquel Bernat among others.

In May 2002 he won the NOG Price for Young Composers 2002, for his work Antiparathesis for Violin and Orchestra.

He was selected as Active Participant for the "Centre Acanthes 2005" in Metz and worked during that period with W. Rihm, P. Dusapin and A. Solbiati. His " Nyx " for orchestra, composed for this occasion, was performed on the final concert by the Orchestre National de Lorraine and conducted by Jacques Mercier.

His Concerto for Violoncello and Ensemble was premiered as part of the 1st Cello Biennale/Proms of Amsterdam and performed by Asko Ensemble conducted by Stefan Ausbury and soloist Doris Hochscheid.

From September 2004 he is teaching composition and composition related subjects in the Superior School of Arts in Porto.

In July 2010 Dimitris was awarded the COMPASS Price (Centre for Composition and Associated Studies) for his work "Metamorphoses" for Ensemble.

In 2012 Dimitris was awarded the Harvey Phillips Award for his work "Anathema I" for Contra-Bass Tuba and Accordion.

Anathema i 2011 for contrabass tuba accordion by dimitris andrikopoulos greece


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