Music published by: Donemus Publishing

CHAMBER MUSIC

AERIKO (2017) 8'
for violin and piano
commissioned by: Oskar Back Violin Concours 2018 and featured as the obligatory
contemporary composition for the all the candidates, being performed 15 times during the concours.
Premiere: January 2018 by all 15 Oskar Back Violin Concours candidates

TRIPTYCHON (2005-2013) 55'40
trilogy for string quartet and clarinet
1. Mercurius (20'29)
2. Lychnos tis posi mou (17'14)
3. Eothinon (17'56)


NARCISSUS (2013) 60'
Play for Music and Scent
for violin, piano, harp, horn, violoncello and bass clarinet, and scent.
commissioned by November Music Festival by the financial support of NFPK
composed for Gerard Bouwhuis and Heleen Hulst & Nieuw Amsterdamse Peil.
dedicated to Gerard Bouwhuis and Heleen Hulst
Premiere: 9 November during the November Music Festival, in Den Bosch
27 April 2014 Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ , during the November Music Festival day in Amsterdam


EOTHINON (2013) 20'
(work in progress title Groeibrilliant)
For string quartet
commissioned: by Het Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam with the financial support of FPK
Premiere: The piece with the title "Groeibriljant" was premiered in fragments as work in progress during the string quartet season concerts at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, from October 2012 to May 2013. Each string quartet was performing the previous minutes plus the new that were composed specially for their concert. The last quartet (Matanghi string quartet) premiered the completed work.
The composition is renamed 'Eothinon' and it is the third part of the trilogy for string quartet and clarinet "TRIPTYCHON"


ESTAMPIDA (2006) 2'
for recorder quartet
composed for Brisk Recorder Quartet
premiere: 3 December 2006 at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam


LYCHNOS TIS POSI MOU (2005) 20'
for string quartet & clarinet
composed for: Spectra Ensemble
commissioned by: Musica Sacra Festival - Maastricht
dedicated to the priest and monk Ananias Koustenis
premiere: September 18, 2005
"Lychnos tis posi mou" is the second part of the trilogy for string quartet and clarinet TRIPTYCHON


MERCURIUS (2005) 20'
for string quartet
composed for: Zephyr String Quartet
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
dedicated to Edzard Mik
premiere: June 17, 2005 Korzo Theater - The Hague
"Mercurius" is the first part of the trilogy for string quartet and clarinet "TRIPTYCHON"


TRIO (2001) 12'
for flute, bass clarinet & piano
composed for: Kaida Trio/their Tera de Marez Oyens concours prize.
commissioned by:Tera de Marez Oyens Stichting
premiered during the Tera de Marez Oyens concours 2002 - Uylenburger Synagoge - Amsterdam


LOCUS ALIUS (2000) 16'
for recorder quartet & string quartet
composed for: Loeki Stardust Recorder Quartet and the Doelen String Quartet
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst


2000&1 (1999) 7'
for recorder quartet
composed for: ensemble BRISK.
premiere: ensemble BRISK.
edited by: ASCOLTA


ADIEU (1999) 9'
for bassoon & violoncello
commissioned by: Amsterdams Fonds vd Kunst.


TOGETHER (1999) 9'
for piano (two players)
commissioned by: the Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: L. van Doeselaar & W. Jordans, 1999 - Concertgebouw - Amsterdam


NO NAME II (1998) 6'
for oboe t & violin
premiere: Han de Vries and Vera Beths, April 1998 - Vondelkerk Festival - Amsterdam


NO NAME I (1997) 6'
for oboe t & violin
premiere: Han de Vries and Vera Beths, April 1997 - Vondelkerk Festiva - Amsterdam


AERINON (1996) 3'
for recorder quartet
composed for: Recorder Quartet Brisk
premiere: Recorder Quartet Brisk, January 31,1996 - Amsterdam
edited by: ASCOLTA


INTERFACE (1996) 18'
for oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon & bass clarinet
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: Calefax Ensemble, May 1996 - Amsterdam


ETHRA (1995) 13'
for flute, violin, viola, cello & harp
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: the Renoir Ensemble, 1996, CBK, opening of the installation ICON by Krikor Momdjian


SWEET IF YOU LIKE (1994) 7'
for electric guitar ,tuba ,doublebass & percussion
premiere: High Gravity Band, 1994 - Ysbreker - Amsterdam


ORPHIC FIELDS (1993) 16'
for flute, 2 harps & 2 pianos
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: E.Pameijer Flute, J.Sprenkels & E.Stoop harp, L.van Doeselaar & W.Jordans piano, 1993 - Concertgebouw [Vara Matinee] - Amsterdam


EROS AND PSYCHE (1992) 13'
for wind octet & double bass
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, 1992 - Concertgebouw - Amsterdam


SONG FOR FOUR (1991) 5'
for string quartet
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst”
premiere: 1989, by students of the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, at the opening of the 2nd Chamber of the Dutch Parliament - The Hague.


WHEN I WAS 27 (1990) 18'
for viola & double bass
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: Suzanne van Els viola, Pieter Smithuysen doublebass,1991 - Ysbreker - Amsterdam


GREEK DANCE (1990) 9'
for piano
premiere: Calliope Tsoupaki, 1990, Royal Conservatory, the Hague.


MUSIC FOR SAXOPHONES (1989) 13'
for saxophone quartet
premiere: the Netherlands Saxophone Quartet, 1989, Vredenburg, Utrecht.


NOCTURNAL SOUNDS...AND THE IVY LEAVES ARE TREMBLING (1988) 18'
for violoncello & piano
premiere: Tanya Tomkins cello, Jaap Dercksen piano, 1990 - Ysbreker - Amsterdam


SILVER MOMENTS (1987) 20'
for 2 pianos & 2 percussion players
premiere: M.Senden, J.Mulder percussion, Hans Eisackers, R. van Houdt piano
1990 - Royal Conservatory - The Hague

ENSEMBLE/ORCHESTRA

LEVANT (2013) 30'
Concerto for qanun and orchestra
composed: for Bassem Alkhouri
commissioned: by Het Orkest Amsterdam
Premiere: by Het Orkest, conducted by Joan Berkhemer.
9 March in Geertekerk in Utrecht & 17 March 2013 - Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam.

MEDEA (2010) 30'
Melodrama for 8 instruments
for violin, recorders, clarinet, electric guitar, doublebass, trombone, percussion & piano.
Composed for MAE chamber ensemble.
Images "Sacrifice de Medée" by Isabelle Vigier
commissioned by the "Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumkunsten"
premiere: 12 December 2010 - Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, Amsterdam.


MAESTRALE (2009) 11'
for orchestra
Commissioned by and composed for Ricciotti Street Orchestra.
premiere: during Ricciotti's 2009 summer tour.


MAL DI LUNA (2007) 30'
for electric cello amplified chamber ensemble and live electronics.
composed for Frances Marie Uitti and the Insommnio Ensemble
premiere: Copenhagen, August 2007
Other performances: 18 February 2008 at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam;
22 February 2008 at the Doelen in Rotterdam


CON AMORE (2007) 5'
for catalonian wind ensemble & contrabaix
composed for Cobla La Principal d'Amsterdam and the program "Sardinia Heart of Danceness
duration: ± 5 min
premiere: 9 September 2007, at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam.


SALTARELLO (2007)
Arrangement of saltarello cantigas 77 119
for wind ensemble, lyra da braccio, santur, oud, percussion & contrabass.
arranged for Jordy Saval and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI and the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble.
premiere: January 2007 at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam.


MINORE (2007) 7'
for wind ensemble, lyra da braccio, santur, oud & contrabass.
composed for Jordy Saval and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI and the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble.
premiere: January 2007 at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam


EN PLO (2006) 20' long version; 6' short version
for wind ensemble, electric guitar, electric bass & percussion
composed for: het Orkest de Ereprijs
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst


SOLO (2004) 20'
for chamber orchestra
composed for: Doelen Ensemble
dedicated to Ioannis Kanithis
premiere: October 10, 2004 - Doelen Ensemble - Rotterdam


DE DAGERAAD (2001) 20'
for violin, electric guitar & ensemble
composed for Anna McMichael, Wiek Hijmans and het Orkest De Volharding
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: 2001 - Stedelijk Museum - Amsterdam


CHORUS (2001) 20'
for string quintet & saxophone quintet
composed for: Escher Ensemble
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: March 24, 2001 - Stedelijk Museum - Amsterdam

SIREN (Nostos II) (1997) 30'
for chamber orchestra & performer.
text: Fragments from the book “£· ˘ðÔÁڷʈ §Ô˘›” (Tha ypografo Louis) by Rea Galanaki.
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: ASKO Ensemble, 9 December 9, 1997 - Paradiso (Proms serie) - Amsterdam.


KETTING (1995) 3'
2 minute piece for 3 ensembles part of a chain composition
commissioned by: Holland Festival
premiere: Asko, Nieuw, Schoenberg & Nederlands Blazers Ensembles
cond:Ed Spenjaard, 1996, Carré - Amsterdam

ECHOING PURPLE (1992) 18'
for violin & chamber ensemble
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: Xenakis Ensemble, cond.Diego Mason, 1992 - Festival Nieuwe Muziek - Middelburg


DANCE (1991) 5'
Composition ANANDA for piano, instrumentated & adjusted for 16 oboes
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: April 28, 1992 by students of the Royal Conservatory of the Hague
at the opening of the 2nd chamber of the Dutch Parliament in The Hague.

EPISODE (1991) 1'
a one minute piece for chamber ensemble composed for the project “Sgraffito” organized by the 7th International Congress on Women in Music
premiere: New Ensemble, 1991 - Vredenburg - Utrecht


KENTAVROS (1991) 17'
for wind ensemble, double bass & piano
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: de Volharding, the Ysbreker - Amsterdam


VISIONS OF THE NIGHT (1989) 13'
for chamber ensemble
commissioned by: Greek Radio, 3rd Programme
premiere: The Netherlands Ballet Orchestra, May 9, 1990 - Beurs van Berlage - Amsterdam

OPERA/ORATORIA

FORTRESS EUROPE (2017) 90'
An opera with a prologue and 5 scenes

Opera Trionfo / De Nationale Opera / Floris Visser
Europe : Soprano - Frans (Politician & Europe's son) : Tenor - Amar ( Refugee) : Baritone - Mixed Choir & Chamber Ensemble (Oboe, Harp, Percussion, Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass)
Europe: Rosemary Joshua - Politician: Erik Slik - Refugee: Yavuz Arman Isleker - Choir: Dutch Student Choir
Conductor: Bas Wiegers - Stage Director: Floris Visser

MARIKEN IN DE TUIN DER LUSTEN (2015)
MARIKEN IN THE GARDEN OF DELIGHTS

Opera in three acts
Mariken: Actress - Uncle: Baritone - Aunt: Alto - Moenen: Tenor - Pope: Countertenor - Small Female choir (3 to 6 singers)
Medieval trio (recorders, organetto, harp & hurdy gurdy) & chamber ensemble (
Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, string quintet & percussion)
libretto: Karim Ameur & Serge van Veggel, derived from the original early Dutch/flemish theatre play Mariken van Nieumeghen.
It is the first known published theatre Dutch text from 1515. [Early Dutch/Flemish]
commissioned: by the opera company Opera2day by the financial support of FPK.
Mariken: Hanna Hoekstra; Uncle: Harry van der Kamp; Aunt: Jill Feldman; Moenen: Julian Podger; Pope: Michael Chance;
Choir: Cappella Amsterdam; Tetraktys medieval ensemble
Kees Boeke, Claire Piganiol, Tobie Miller
Asko-Schoenberg Ensemble
Conductor: Hernan Schwartzman
Opera direction: Serge van Veggel


OIDÍPOUS (2014) 90'
Oratorio in 6 parts
for three singers and baroque chamber orchestra.
Soprano: Antigoni, Tenor: Koryfeos, Bass: Oidipous
Baroque chamber orchestra: Traverso, Baroque violin, Cornetto, Viola consort: (3 violas & violone), Trombone consort (3 trombones), 2 Theorbos, Organ
libreto: Edzard Mik based on the tragedies of Sophocles, Oedipus Rex and Oedipus te Colonus, in the original Ancient Greek.
commissioned: by Holland Festival with the financial support of NFPK.
premiere: 29 & 30 June 2014 at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam.
mise en espace: Pierre Audi
Antigone: Nora Fischer
Koryfeos: Marcel Beekman
Oidípous: Harry van der Kamp
Baroque Chamber Orchestra: Nederlandse Bach Vereniging
Conductor: Jos van Veldhoven
"Oidipous" was performed twice as the last performance of the 2014 Holland Festival. The last concert was performed only for the H.F. friends,
celebrating the end of the artistic direction of Pierre Audi.


MARIA (2012) 160'
Oratorio in four parts
PSALMOS I
HESPERINOS
PSALMOS II
PARAKLISIS
texts: Akathistos Hymnos (anonymus), Romanos the Melodist (Hymns 19, 36), Psalms 140, 141, 142, Kostis Palamas (Mistiki Paraklisi) [Byzantine & New Greek].
composed for the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Gesualdo Consort, the Byzantine singers Ioannis Arvanitis & Michalis Koullias, theorbo: Karl Nyhlin,
viola da gamba: Paulina van Laarhoven and santur: Dimitris Psonis .
commissioned by the "Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumkunsten"
concerts:
29 March 2012 Arnhem Musis Sacrum
30 March 2012 Haarlem Philharmonie
1 April 2012 Den Haag Theatre De Regentes
3 April 2012 Zoetermeer Stadstheater
4 & 5 April Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, Amsterdam


VESUVIOUS 1927 (2010) 1'
One minute opera composed for the TV program "De Wereld Draait Door" on the occasion of Harry Mulisch's death.
for tenor and tenor recorder
text: P.F. Thomese [Dutch]
premiere: During the TV show DWDD of 1/11/2010 , with tenor Marcel Beekman, and recorder Anthónio Carilho

St. LUKE PASSION (2008) 120'
(including one interval)
ΠΑΘΗ ΚΑΤΑ ΛΟΥΚΑΝ
Oratorio in 4 parts for tenor, byzantine singer, 3 madrigal singers, 3 byzantine singers, one oriental female singer, kemençe, ney, qanun, and chamber ensemble.
Parts:
1. Hymnos (
Ύμνος)
2. Aria (
Άρια)
3. Threnos (
Θρήνος)
4. Pathos (
Πάθος)
Composed for Ioannis Arvanitis and members of his Byzantine choir, Marcel Beekman, Egidius vocal quartet, ney: Harris Labrakis, qanun: Bassem Alkhouri, kemençe: Neva Ozgen, & the Nieuw Ensemble conducted by Ed Spanjaard.
text: Fragments from Snt Luke Evangelion & Fragments from hymns by Romanos the Melodist [Byzantine Greek]
commissioned by the "Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst"
premiere: 5 June 2008, during the Holland Festival 2008 at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam


VITA NOVA (2004) 90'
for alto barock violin, viola da gamba & harpsichord.
text: La Vita Nuova by Dante
directed by Berend Strik and produced by Korzo Theater in The Hague
commissioned by the “Amsterdamse Fonds voor de Kunst”
premiere: May 5, 2004 at the Korzo Theater - The Hague


DARK (2002) 180'
opera for soprano and chamber ensemble (10 musicians)
composed for the Rosa Ensemble & Jannie Pranger
libretto: Edzard Mik
commissioned by:Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
directed by Paul Koek and produced by Z.T. Hollandia
premiere: February 28, 2003 in de Schouwburg – Haarlem


THEATER/DANCE

TROADES (2009)
for ney & percussion
Music composed for the theatre performance of the tragedy Troades by Euripides.
Production by the National Theater of North Greece, director: Niketi Kodouri.
premiere: 2nd of July 2009 in Thessaloniki.
Other performances: 8th of July in Delphi, 7th & 8th of August in the Antique Theatre of Epidaurus.
(contact the composer)


VIAJE A LA LUNA (1999) 60'
musictheatre piece for oboe, violin, viola, cello & guitar based
on the F. G. Lorca”s film script “Viaje a la Luna”
commissioned by: Stichting Theaterwerkplaats Limburg “het Huis van Burgondie”
theater direction: Noel Fischer
premiere: May 19, 1999, “Het Huis van Burgondie”, Maastricht.


ETHER (1998) 30'
music for dance composed for electric guitar, oboe and doublebass.
commissioned by: Stichting Danswerkplaats Amsterdam for the dance performance
Eter/Ether, created by the choreographer Anouk van Dijk.
(contact the composer)


SIREN (Nostos II) (1997) 30'
for actor/performer & chamber orchestra.
text: Fragments from the book "Tha ypografo Louis" by Rea Galanaki. [Greek]
commissioned by the "Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst"
premiere: ASKO Ensemble, 9 December 1997, Paradiso (Proms serie), Amsterdam

HIPPOLUTOS (1996) 45'
music for theatre performance [soprano saxophone & women choir]
text: Euripides Hippolutos [Dutch]
commissioned by:de Engelenbak
theatre direction: Agaath Witteman
premiere: January 11, 1997 – de Engelenbak – Amsterdam

MEDEA (1996) 65'
music for theatre performance [viola &3 female voices]
text: Euripides, Medea [Dutch]
commissioned by:Noord Nederlands Toneel, director Agaath Witteman
premiere: Noord Nederlands Toneel, 1996 – Groningen
duration: one evening performance

NADERE KENNISMAKING (1995) 40'
music theater piece for amateurs
[tenor, baritone, soprano, female choir and chamber ensemble]
text: W.Brakman-M.Beversluis[Dutch]
commissioned by: Netherlands Centre for Amateur Theatre
premiere: Theater Cosmic, Amsterdam

VOCAL/CHORAL MUSIC

O THEOS VOITHOS IMON (2016) 6'
for female choir & organ
text: Fragment from Psalm 61 [Greek Byzantine]
commissioned: by Gregorian Choir
premiere: expected June 2016, Den Bosch

MÉLENA IMÍ (2015)
for soprano, cornetto & viola da gamba
text: Fragment from Song of Songs by Solomon, in Greek Byzantine.
composed: for Bruce Dickie and Hana Blazikova specially for their program "Breathtaking"
commissioned: by Bruce Dickie
premiere : by soprano Hana Blazikova, cornetto Bruce Dickie & viola da gamba Mieneke van der Velden
27 November 2015 AMUZ in Antwerp, Belgium.

ME TO FEGGARI... (2014) 13'
subtitle: Me to feggari perpato
for soprano and cello quartet
The composition is based on a song from the Greek Island Kalymnos, Me to Feggari perpato (= I walk with the moon) [Greek text]
commissioned: by Amsterdam Sinfonietta & the Cello Biennale
premiere: by Nora Fischer and members of Amsterdam Sinfonietta.
20 October 2014, Cello Bienalle 2014 (program Prayer and Dance) - Muziekgebouw aan't IJ, Amsterdam
3 November 2014 , Cello Biennale, (program Cello Coupé) - Muziekgebouw aan't IJ, Amsterdam

OEDIPUS' DREAM (2014) 4'
for choir and double-reed wind quintet (oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon & bass clarinet)
The piece is composed within a 24 hours enclosure of the composer in a glass house at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ from 6 March 2014. 16.00 till 7 March 16.00. The concept "Far From Home" was meant to show to the public the loneliness of the creative composing procedure and is commissioned by Calexax ensemble and the Netherlands Chamber Choir.
The composition is included later in a different setting, as introduction (Parodos) of OIDIPOUS oratorio.
text: fragment from the original text of Sophocles tragedy, Oedipus te Colonus
commissioned: by Calexax Ensemble and the Netherlands Chamber Choir.
premiere: 3 April 2014 by Calefax and the Netherlands Chamber Choir

RING I, II, III (2013)
for choir
commissioned by the Dutch Opera (DNO) for the occasion of the performance of Wagner's Ring.
The compositions embrace and incorporate several light motives from the Ring Opera Cyclus.
Premiere: 2 November 2013 at the Boekmanzaal, at the City Hall & Opera House (Stopera). The performance was shaped & directed by Miranda Lakerveld
Ring II was sung under selected trees in the city of Amsterdam where people could simultaneously make their wish for 2014, for a better world, with respect for humans, animals and the planet, a life we all dream of. The activity was named "Boom Amsterdam is an opera"

BLACK MOON (2012) 10'
for bass singer and bass clarinet
text: Nasos Vayenas, fragments from Barbarous Odes XIII & XIV. [ Greek]
composed for Andreas Fischer ( New Vocal Soloists Stuttgart) and Gareth Davis bass clarinet
premiere: November Music Festival, 9 November in Muzerije (Hofzaal) in Den Bosch

a. MET FRIED UND FREUD (2012)
variation on the melody "Met Fried Und Freud ich fahr dahin" by Luther
b. JESU (2012)
variation on the melody "Jesu meine Freude" by Johann Crüger
for choir and baroque ensemble
German text.
premiere 28 August 2012 at the Domkerk in Utrecht, during the Early Music Festival.

ENITE TON KYRION (2011)
Liturgic composition for choir and organ
text: fragments from Psalms 148 & 150 in Byzantine Greek
composed for the Choir of Oude Kerk in Amsterdam, and the organist Jacob Lekkerkerker
commissioned by Oude Kerk, Amsterdam

O EN TIS OURANÍS (2011)
Fragment from Snt Luke Passion especially arranged for tenor Marcel Beekman and baroque ensemble for his concert "Viagem no Tempo"
for tenor , recorder, baroque violin, viola da gamba, archlute, harpsichord & organ
text: fragment from Snt Luke Evangelio [Byzantine Greek]
premiere: 19 February 2011 at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ,
Marcel Beekman & recorder Anthónio Carilho, baroque violin Antoinette Lohmann, viola da Gamba Mieneke van der Velden, archlute David van Ooijen, harpsichore Marco Vitale, organ Fabricio Ancanfora.

EL VIENTO (2010) 21'
for qanun, string quintet & choir
text: "El viento en la isla" by Pablo Neruda ( Los versos del Capitán) [Spanish]
composed for Venus Choir, and Bassem Alkhouri, solo qanun.
commissioned by the "Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumkunsten"
premiere: 18 June 2011 - Amstelkerk in Amsterdam & 25 June 2011 Geertekerk Utrecht
(contact the composer)

LA NOCHE (2009) 18'
for flugelhorn & choir
text: "La noche en la isla" by Pablo Neruda ( Los versos del Capitán)
composed for the Netherlands Chamber Choir and trumpet player Andre Heuvelman
commissioned by the "Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumkunsten"
premiere: 16th of March 2010 - Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam

EDEM (2008) 25'
for choir and chamber ensemble.
Composed for the Netherlands Chamber Choir and Asko/Schöenberg ensemble.
text: "Oniro" by Dionisios Solomos (Poet of the national Greek anthem) [Greek]
commissioned by the "Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumkunsten"
premiere: 9 November 2008, during the Netherlands Music Days of 2008 - Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
(contact the composer)

FOUR SONGS FROM THE FORMER CYCLUS "THE FACE OF LOVE"
(1997-2009)
Arranged for Egidius Vocal Quartet and Rotterdam brass quartet [Greek]
A. FOUR SONGS
1. S'AGAPO (Ik hou van je), (I love you), (1997)
text: Viktoria Makri
2. ELA I GLARI M'ANAGELNOUN (Kom, de meewen kondigen mij aan),
(Come, the seagulls announce me), (1999)
text: Giorgos Saradaris
3. I ANIXI EFTASE (De lente is gekomen), (The spring has come), (1999)
text: Maria Polydouri
B. KAVAFIS SONGS
1. FONES (VOICES) (2010)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for tenor & piano
arranged for tenor & brass quartet
composed for the tenor Marcel Beekman
2. ETSI POLY ATENISA (2007)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for vocal quartet a cappella
composed for Egidius vocal quartet
3. MAKRYA (Ver weg), (Far away), (1999)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for countertenor & brass quartet
composed for Peter de Groot
4. MERES TOU 1903 (2006)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for vocal quartet & brass quartet
composed for Egidius vocal quartet
5. THIMISOU SOMA (2010)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for tenor & piano
arranged for tenor & brass quartet
composed for Marcel Beekman
6. O SEPTEMVRIS TOU 1903 (2009)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for counter tenor, tenor, trumpet & flugelhorn
composed for Egidius vocal quartet
7. O DEKEMVRIS TOU 1903 (2009)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for two baritones & two trombones
composed for Egidius vocal quartet
8. EPESTREFE (2010)
text: Kostantinos Kavafis
for tenor & piano
arranged for tenor, flugelhorn, & two trombones
composed for Marcel Beekman
9. O GENNARIS TOU 1904 (2009)
for vocal quartet a cappella
composed for Egidius vocal quartet

THYESTES (2005) 20'
for baritone singer & orchestra
composed for the Sweelinck Orchestra and Romain Bischoff
dedicated to Professor latinof the Univercity of Amsterdam Harm Pinkster.
commissioned by the Univercity of Amsterdam in honor of Prof. Pinkster
text: Fragments from the tragedy Thyestes by Seneca (Latin)
premiere: June 15, 2005 - Concertgebouw - Amsterdam

O ZUYDERSTE LUCHT (2003) 13'
For mixed choir
Composed for the Groot Omroep Koor for the Netherlands Music Days 2003.
text: Antonis De Roovere (ca 1430 - 1482) [Early Dutch/Flemish]
commissioned by the "Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst"
premiere: 13 December 2003 during the Dutch Contemporary Music days Festival in the main hall of Vredenburg in Utrecht

MARIE (2000) 12'
version 1: for vocal quartet & recorder quartet
version 2: for vocal quartet
composed for Egidius vocal quartet and recorder quartet Brisk.
text: Antonis De Roovere (ca 1430 - 1482)
commissioned by Egidius and Brisk
publisher: ASCOLTA

VITA NOVA 1st part (2000) 12'
for alto & harpsichord
composed for Ayelet Harpaz
text: La Vita Nuova by Dante

THE FACE OF LOVE
9 Greek songs for alto soprano & piano
1. S’ENA FILO (Aan een friend), (for a friend), (1995) text: Maria Polydouri;
2. ANEMOS FYSA (Wind waait aan), (wind blows), (1997) text: Calliope Tsoupaki;
3. S’AGAPO (Ik hou van je), (I love you), (1997) text: Viktoria Makri;
4. ELA I GLARI M’ANAGELNOUN (Kom, de meewen kondigen mij aan), (Come, the seagulls announce me), (1999)
text: Giorgos Saradaris;
5. ONIRO (Droom), (Dream), (1995) text: Maria Polydouri;
6. I ANIXI EFTASE (De lente is gekomen), (The spring has come), (1999) text: Maria Polydouri;
7. MAKRYA (Ver weg), (Far away), (1999) text: Kostas Kavafis;
8. IME TO LOULOUDI (Ik ben de bloem), (I am the flower), (1995) text: Maria Polydouri;
9. ELA MAZI MOU (Kom met me mee), (Come with me), (1995) text: Maria Polydouri
The song cycle was composed for the Greek singer Nena Venetsanou and is recorded on the
CD The face of Love produced by Music Box International, in Greece.

THE HUNTING GUN (2000) 50'
for soprano (or 3 sopranos), violin & viola: one player, clarinet in B flat & basset horn in F: one player, cello & piano.
text: Fragments from the novelle “The Hunting Gun” by Yasushi Inoue [English]
commissioned by: Ensemble Wendingen.
premiere: by Wendingen, March 17, 2000 - Amstelkerk - Amsterdam

E GUERRA E MORTE (1997) 30'
for mixed choir and baroque ensemble
(2 barock violins, viola da gamba & theorbe)
text: Torquato Tasso from Gerusalemme liberata [Italian]
commissioned by the "Rotterdamse Kunststichting"
premiere: Cappela Amsterdam, conductor Daniel Reuss, 14/1/1998, Paradijskerk, Rotterdam

NOSTOS (1997) 20'
for singer, octet (violin, recorder, electric guitar, bass clarinet, trombone, doublebass, percussion & piano) & soundtracks.
text: Anamesa stin thalassa a folk song from Thrace.
commissioned by:Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: Maarten Altena Ensemble, February 1997, theatre Frascati (Rumorie serie) - Amsterdam

UBI SUM? (1996) 11'
for soprano & piano
text: fragments from Seneca’s “Agamemnon”[Latin]
commissioned by “Universiteit Amsterdam” in honour of Pof. Harm Pinkster
premiere: Janni Pranger soprano, Gerard Bouwhuis piano 1996 - University of Amsterdam

LINEOS (1995) 16'
for choir & chamber ensemble
text: Epigrammes from the Palatine Anthology [Ancient Greek]
commissioned by the "Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst"
premiere: the Nederlands Studenten Kamerkoor, cond: D.Reuss, 1996, Leiden

EPIGRAMMA (1995) 6'
for choir & orchestra
text: Kratis (Palatine Anthology) [Ancient Greek]
premiere: Greek Metropolitan Chorale & the B.Martinu, Orchestra, cond: G.Tsontakis, 1995 - Alice Tully Hall - New York

a. OFFERANDE (1993) 8'
for fortepiano & female singer (mezzo sopr.)
text: Rozalie Hirs
premiere: Elise Lorraine soprano, Deborah Richards fortepiano, 1993 - The Hague
b. UNTITLED LOVE (1993) 1'
for fortepiano & female singer (mezzo sopr.)
text : Albin Mullner
(contact the composer)

MELOS HIDISTON (1991) 16'
for female singer (mezzo sopr.), tenor recorder,viola,cello, doublebass & piano
text: Fragments from the High Song [Greek]
commissioned by: Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and the Stichting Prime
premiere: Marjanne Kweksilber soprano & chamber ensemble from Groningen, 1991 - Oosterpoort - Groningen

SAPPHO’S TEARS (1990) 15'
for violin ,tenor recorder & female singer (mezzosopr.)
text: Fragments from Saphpo’s poems [Ancient Greek]
premiere: Marjanne Kweksilber soprano, T.Suzuki recorder, M.J.Schrener violin, 1993 - Concertgebouw - Amsterdam

PARAKLITIKON (1990) 16'
for choir
text: Fragments from David’s Psalms [Greek]
premiere: Vinus Choir, cond: Daniel Reuss, 1993 - Utrecht

SOLO WORKS

BASSOON
FOR BASSOON (2015) 0.30'
for solo bassoon
commissioned: Holland Festival 2015
for the Redt de Fagot Initiative, bringing attention to instruments under threat
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ & Concertgebouw - Amsterdam
Here is a link to the
VPRO broadcast featuring bassoonist Georgie Powell

CLARINET
CALLING (2015) 6' (long version)
for bass clarinet
commissioned: by Fie Schouten and artist Fiona Tan
premiere: by Fie Schouten, 9 July 2015, at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
The live performance accompanied the projection of the video work Leviathan by artist and filmaker Fiona Tan.
A recording of the composition remains as part of the exposition.


FLUTE
REVEALING MOONLIGHT (1987) 17'
for alto flute
premiere: Jos Zwaanenburg,1988

CALLIOPE (1998) 9'
for flute solo
premiere: Eleonore Pameijer, January 13, 1999 – Lantaren Venter – Rotterdam


GUITAR & ELECTRIC GUITAR
GOTHIC (2005) 20'
for electric guitar solo
composed for: Wiek Hijmans
commissioned by: Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst en the University of Leiden.
premiere: June 3 during the festivities of the 85th lustrum of the Leiden University.
“Gothic” is part of a manifestation about the painter and art
philosopher Humbert de Superville (1770-1849).
The manifestation was directed by Paul Koek and the Veen Fabriek,
and included other compositions as well as video, theater performances,
and lectures about the work of Superville.


COMPULSIVE CARESS (1993) 9'
for guitar
premiere: Antigoni Goni, 1994 – Carnegie Hall – NYC



HARP
PIROUETTE (1997) 7'
for harp solo
commissioned by: 2e Nationale Harp Concours 1997
premiere: candidates of the Harp Concours 1997

PAS DE DEUX (1995) 7'
for harp
commissioned by: Rotterdamse Kunststichting
premiere: Manja Smits,1995, de Unie – Rotterdam

HER VOICE (1994) 9'
for harp
premiere: Ernestine Stoop, 1995 - Hilversum


HARPSICHORD
COMMON PASSION (1994) 9'
for harpsichord
commissioned by: Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst
premiere: Annelie de Man, 1994 the Ysbreker – Amsterdam


OBOE
BLUE (1995) 6'
for oboe solo


MUSICBOX
SAY LÀ-VIEW (1994) 1'
for music-box


PERCUSSION
DITHYRAMBOS (2005) 20' (long version), 6' (short version)
for solo percussion
in memoriam of Iannis Xenakis
composed for: Tatiana Koleva
commissioned by: Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst


PIANO
Music Dreams (2017) 4'
for solo piano
commissioned for: Lorenda Ramou and the festive concert she organised in Athens
honoring my Greek composition teacher Yannis Ioannidis.
premiere: 13 May 2018 at Trianon Cinema Hall, Athens

Work titel : KLEI (2015) 3'
Composition for piano solo inspired by the poem collection"Vlinderslag" by Piet Gerbrandy.
commissioned: by Writers Unlimited for the Price Nomination of the Jan Campert Prijs 2014 to Dotch poet Piet Gerbrandy, for the collection "Vlinderslag".
Premiere: by the composer herself at Theater aan Het Spui in the Hague during the Writers Unlimited Festival 2014, specially for the nomination of Jan Campert Price to Piet Gerbrandy.


PIANO-FORTE (2006) 16'
for solo piano
composed for and dedicated to Tomoko Mukaiyama
commissioned by the "Fonds voor Scheppende Toonkunst"


ANANDA (1991) 5'
for solo piano
premiere: Ananda Sukarlan, 1991, Bethanienklooster – Amsterdam

GREEK DANCE (1990) 9'
for solo piano
premiere: Calliope Tsoupaki, 1990, Royal Conservatory – The Hague

MOMENTS I AND II (1988) 10'
2 pieces for solo piano
premiere: Calliope Tsoupaki, 1988-89, Royal Conservatory – The Hague

ECHOES OF A DEEP SEA (1988) 4'
children's piece for solo piano
commissioned by the Greek Music Circle
premiere: Aris Garoufalis, Athens


RINGTONE
ELENI (2006)
Commissioned by:The Ringtone Society

Link


TUBA
PHANTOM (1994) 7'
for tuba solo
premiere: Tjeerd Oostendorp, 1994 – Ysbreker - Amsterda
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VIOLA
ENIGMA (1999) 11'
for viola solo
commissioned by:Fonds Scheppende Toonkunst as one of the
obligatory compositions for the Gaudeamus Interpretors Competition
premiere: during the Gaudeamus Interpretors Competition in October 1999


VIOLIN
RONDO (2001) 8'
for baroque violin solo
composed for and dedicated to Lucy van Dael
premiere: August 22, 2001, at the XIX Festival of Radovljica 2001 – Slovenia


MANIA (1988) 8'
for violin
premiere: Mifune Tsuji, 1990 – Festival Nieuwe Muziek – Middelburg

COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS (to download)