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the woman that forgot how to speak

music-theatre
part of PhD research at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with Dimitri Papageorgiou and Franck Bedrossian

Accordion solo

commissioned by Krassimir Sterev [Klangforum Wien]

Field guide

music-theatre multimedia  work for 1 piano, 2 pianists, electronics & video on poetry by Eleonore Schönmaier

New work

for greek traditional voice, canun and 2 ouds (+1 yali tambur). In collaboration with AUTH and UOM

coming events

2024

27 January

3 Insects

Performed by TETTTIΞ

28 January

Elephant’s foot or Pyriphlegethon

Basoon Solo Ben Roidl-Ward
Commissioned by Ben Roidl-Ward [Ensemble Dal Niente] and Niki Harlafti

past events

2023

16 December

The Aesthetic Revolution of Music Theatre

Lectures at Music Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Aristotle Universtity of Thessaloniki [GR]

18, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 29 October
1, 2, 3, 4 November

Strella [revival]

Chamber opera commissioned by the Greek National Opera
Second season
Libretto · Alexandra K*
Stage Director · George Koutlis
Conductor · Konstantinos Terzakis

12 August

Hypsipyle

Commissioned by Kournos Music Festival
Georgios Iatrou, baritone · Konstantinos Zigeridis, accordion

24, 25 June

Limpid water

Commissioned by Athens Epidaurus Festival
TETTTIΞ Ensemble · Yorgos Ziavras

1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 February

Chamber opera commissioned by the Greek National Opera
Libretto · Alexandra K*
Stage Director · George Koutlis
Conductor · Konstantinos Terzakis

2022

3 December

TECTONICS Festival Athens · Onassis Stegi
Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra · Ilan Volkov

October – November

30 nails

TANANTIA TOUTEON on Tour · Pythia Trio

1/10 · European University Cyprus, Nicosia [CY]

2/10 · Cornaro Art Institute, Limassol [CY]

11/11 · The Banatul Philharmonic in Timișoara · Capitol Hall, Timisoara [RO]

12/11 · Cornaro Art Institute, Limassol [CY]

14/11 · Art Base, Brussels [BE]

15/11 · Brick -15, Vienna [AU]

16/11 · Het Koorenhuis, Den Haag [NL]

27/11 · KulturMomente, Zurich [CH]

24-25 September

performed by TETTTIΞ

1-10 April

outHEAR New Music Week 
Klangforum Wien & PPCM

3 February / 14 April

Music-theatre satire for 3 pianists
commissioned by Pythia Trio

2021

4 December

Music-theatre satire for 3 pianists
commissioned by Pythia Trio

Hall of Kalamata Philharmonic

19, 20, 21 November

A work for actor and ensemble, commissioned by the Greek National Opera for the Greek Songbook.
Based on the pre-revolutionary text “Hellenic Nomarchy”.

2-3 August

A music-theatre collaboration with composer Stamatis Passopoulos, actor/director Foivos Symeonides and ensemble TETTTIΞ.
Selected by the Ministry of Culture for the summer Cultural Festival.

Ancient Abdera, Xanthi [GR]

18 July

«75 Beats» – Two evenings curated by Dimitris Barnias.

Aptera Castle, Open Sails Festival Chania [GR]

2-28 June

Music for the theatre play, directed by Manos Vavadakis.

15-29 May

A medium-lenght film of Daphné Hérétakis and Kostis Samaras, around the music of Jani Christou, Nikos Ioakeim, Michalis Paraskakis and Thanassis Deligiannis, performed by Elena Krasaki, Aimilianos Stamatakis, Yorgos Ziavras and TETTTIΞ.

ΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ, Piraeus Municipal Theatre, Costopoulos Foundation [GR]

25 February

Online broadcast on the 6th Day of the 4th Tehran International Electronic Music Festival

2020

20 July

commissioned and performed by Mislav Režić and Gordan Tudor

Musical Evenings at St. Jerome's, Kaštel Gomilica [Croatia]

2019

14 February

Soundtrack for EFTYCHIA AW20 fashion show
London Fasion Week

British Fashion Council, London [GB]

14-20 November

New Music Generation

1st International Composition Competition & Academy, Kazakhstan
Invited composer – Conference & Masterclass – Jury member

Kazakh National University of Arts, Nur-Sultan [KZ]

16 October

Soundscapes Project · Interfaces European Programme
commissioned by dissonArt Ensemble
Onassis Cultural Centre Athens & Centre for Arts and Media Karlsruhe

Dimitria Festival, Thessaloniki [GR]

18, 19 October

a performance by ΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ and stage director Anastasia Chintzoglou
concept/realisation · M. Paraskakis, A. Chintzoglou
artistic direction · M. Paraskakis, N. Ioakeim

•Singing ‘Kassandra’ by Iannis Xenakis

13 September

Soundtrack for EFTYCHIA SS20 fashion show
London Fashion Week

British Fashion Council, London [GB]

23, 24, 29, 30 May

Re-composing the famous Greek Operette
Commissioned by RAFI

National Greek Opera, Athens [GR]

22 May

Austrian premiere of Ark Futura
Ensemble Reconcil · Yalda Zamani

REAKTOR, Vienna [AU]

13 May [premiere]

Hedda Gabler · H. Ibsen

Music and musical prosody for the play, directed by Zoe Chatziantoniou

Bios, Athens [GR]

11, 13 April

Performing/singing in Nikos Galenianos’ music theatre work on Dante’s Inferno

Greek National Opera, Athens [GR]

6 March

Electronic interferences in TETTTIΞ’s 3rd project

TV Control Center, Athens [GR]

1, 2 March

A stage work that calls forth movement, sound, theatre, text by RopisCo
[Anastasia Chintzoglou, Michalis Paraskakis, Nikos Kalyvas, Eva Papadopoulou]

6th Young Choreographers Festival

Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens [GR]

17 February

commissioned by Panagiotis Ziavras and Marinos Tranoudakis.

February

An interactive soundwalk using a geo-referrencing app that playbacks audio, designed by ZKM and OCC.
The composers of the project composed miniature pieces for specific urban locations of Thessaloniki.
The pieces are recorded by dissonArt ensemble. Part of the ‘Interfaces’ European programme.

2018

6+7 December

a performance of music and light by ΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ and Panagiotis Tomaras
concept/realisation · M. Paraskakis
artistic direction · M. Paraskakis, K. Konstantourou

•Revision of my piece Skostok for ensemble TETTTΙΞ
•3 orchestrations of Brian Eno ‘On Land’
•Singing ‘Maknongan’ of G. Scelsi

30 May

ΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ [#1] & L' arrivée [premiere]

The very first performance of ensemble ΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ included the premiereof the first version of my soundtrack on ‘L’ arrivée’ by P. Tscherkassky.

Zp87, Athens [GR]

25, 26, 27, 28 January + 2, 3 February

Music theatre work in collaboration with the lyric theatre company Oper(o).
Texts by T. S. Elliot.

Greek National Opera, Athens [GR]

23 January

Kāma · Fata Morgana · Cortex

Greek radio premieres in Nikos Xanthoulis’ show ‘The whole world one opera’

ERT FM [GR]

2 & 9 January

New Music in Greece

Interview in Jim Igor Kalenberg’s radio show ‘Kein Geld Aber Disco’

Deutchlandradio Kultur [DE]

2017

19 December

Cortex

Katerina Konstantourou, piano

Goethe Institut, Athens [GR]

24 May

Cortex

Katerina Konstantourou, piano

Music School of Kalamata [GR]

11-21 February

impuls Academy

Masterclasses with Mark Andre and Klaus Lang

10 February

Kāma [premiere]

for ensemble · Klangforum Wien · Enno Poppe
Commissioned by impuls Festival

2016

9 October

Not Yet II

On Bernard Clarke’s radio show ‘Nova’

RTÉ Lyric FM [IR]

22-25 September

Fata Morgana [premiere]

Audio DH project
Commissioned by Fani Konstantinidou, Francisco López
iiinitiative and Today’s Art

24 September

Cortex

Katerina Konstantourou, piano

Gallerie Bloemrijk Vertrouwen Aldtsjerk [NL]

3 August

Terpnon

Maria Malaxianaki, butoh
Undertow Festival

Historical Chania Agora [GR]

29 May

Ark Futura

On Bernard Clarke’s radio show ‘Nova’

RTÉ Lyric FM [IR]

24 May

Cortex [premiere]

Katerina Konstantourou, piano

2015

19 June

This [premiere]

On a poem by Eleonore Schönmaier
Musings Ensemble

Splendor Theater, Amsterdam [NL]

16 April

Not Yet II [premiere]

Momenta Quartet & friends
The Kitchen Gallery New York

8 April

Prélude non mesuré

Elena Krasaki, soprano
Antigoni Tsala Baroque Ensemble

Porta Theater, Athens [GR]

12 February

Skostok [premiere]

Commissioned by ‘An Evening of Today’
Nieuw Ensemble · Gregory Charette

8 February

Ark Futura

On Tom Klaasen’s show ‘Vrije Geluiden’

Radio 4 VPRO [NL]

17 January

La passion de Jeanne d' Arc

Soundtrack & live music for C. T. Dreyer’s silent film
David Alonso de Molina, bass voice
Michalis Paraskakis, bass voice, electronics

Sounds of Silence Film Festival, DNR Film Club [NL]

2014

29 June

A map for long distance no. 7 & 8 [premiere]

On a poem by Eleonore Schönmaier
Musings Ensemble

Arnhem Open Garden [NL]

21-22 June

Terpnon

Terpnon recording used for audio-visual project
‘Les soirées dessinées’

25 April

Kassandra · Iannis Xenakis

Michalis Paraskakis, baritone
Natalia Alvarez, percussion

Spring Festival The Hague [NL]

24 April

[Medea]

Michalis Paraskakis, baritone
Panos Ziavras, percussion

20 April

Ark Futura

On Martijn Comes’ show ‘Kraak Helder’

Concertzender [NL]

30 April – 4 May

Anaparastasis I & III · Jani Christou

Performing and teaching the work of J. Christou
Week of Contemporary Music 14, Ghent

12-14 March

Ark Futura [premiere]

ASKO|Schönberg Ensemble · Bas Wiegers

Consevatorium van Amsterdam [NL]

Korzo Theatre The Hague [NL]

Portugese Synagogue Amsterdam [NL]

2013

25 November

Excersises 1, 8, 15, Edges, Changing the System · Christian Wolff

Michalis Paraskakis, accordion & voice
Students of the Royal Conservatory of The Hague
Christian Wolff in The Hague Festival

Royal Conservatory of The Hague [NL]

6 July

Terpnon

On Martijn Comes’ show ‘Kraak Helder’

24 May

[Medea] [premiere]

Leandro Marziotte, countertenor
Benjamin Mazauric, percussion

Spring Festival The Hague [NL]

10 April

Ensuing · Karin Banquet

Singing and performing
Karyn Banquet, choreography

10 April

Terpnon [premiere]

Vladan Kulišic, tuner 1
Eugene A. Kim, tuner 2
Assaf Gidron, tuner 3
Noah Rektenwald, tuner 4
Michalis Paraskakis, keyboardist

Spring Festival The Hague [NL]

2012

10 December

Anaparastasis I, the Baritone · Jani Christou

Michalis Paraskakis, baritone
Nikos Ioakeim, conductor

Korzo Theater Den Haag [NL]

24 June

Not Yet [premiere]

Enric Sans i Morera, clarinet
Michalis Paraskakis, electronics

Barthkapel, The Hague [NL