MUSIC – Compositions Catalogue and Audio/Video


Symphonic / Orchestral 

VOTRYS (2014)
for Symphony Orchestra
Dur. 4 min.
Instrumentation: 1 picc, 2 flutes, 2 ob, 1 cor anglais, 2 cl, 1 bass-clar, 2 bsns, 1 contrabsn, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 tenor tbn, 1 bass tbn,  Timpani, Percussion [Temple blocks, Wood Blocks, Tubular Bells, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Small Splash Cymbal, Triangle, Crotales, Tom-toms], Harp, Strings [minimum]
World premiere: 25 August 2014, Grafenegg Festival, Austria Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, conducted by the composer

Listen to Votrys on YouTube (at 12min30) 



for Symphony Orchestra
Dur. c.10 min.
Instrumentation: 1 picc, 2 fl, 1 ob, 1 cor anglais, 2 clar, 1 bsn, 1 contrabsn, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trbns, 1 bass trbn, timpani, strings (*) *Five-string double-basses or 4-string with C extension
World premiere: 12 January 2013 Maison de l’orchestre, Alfortville, France Orchestre Nationale d’Île-de-France, conducted by Jean Deroyer

View score in publisher’s website




SING (2011)
A Symphonic Variation on the traditional English round “Sumer is icumen in” for Orchestra
Commissioned by the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra
Dur. 3 min
Instrumentation: 1 Picc, 1 Fl, 1 Ob, 1 Clarinet in Bb, 1 Bass-Clarinet, 2 bsns, ,4 Horns, 2 tpts, 3 tbns, 1 Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (Bass-Drum, Cymbals, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone – 1 player), Strings (16. 14. 12. 10. 8. 6.) + Five soloists (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello)
World premiere: 21 January 2012, The Concert Hall, Reading, U.K. Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Taylor


for Orchestra
Dur. c.11 min
Instrumentation: Flute (doubling Piccolo), Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Horn in F, Trumpet in Bb, Percussion [Bass Drum, Large Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, 2 Wood-blocks (one High, one low ), Tubular Bells, Thunder-Sheet, Xylophone, Bongos (High and low), 2 Tom-toms(one High, one Low ) Beaters to use: Hard Sticks, Mallets for Xylophone, Coin, Cello bow], Strings (minimum
World premiere: 18 June 2008, Rialto Theatre, Limassol, Cyprus. ‘Young Rising Artists Series’, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yiorgos Kountouris


for Orchestra
Dur. c.7 min
Instrumentation: 1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Horn, 1 Trumpet in Bb, 1 Trombone, Percussion (Large Suspended Cymbal, 3 Wood-Blocks, Tubular Bells, Bass Drum, Tambourine, Vibraphone, 2 Tom-toms), Strings (minimum
Score sample
World premiere: 5 July 2008, Musiikin Aika Festival, Viitasaari, Finland. Jyväskylä Sinfonia Finlandia, conducted by the composer


for Large Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra
Dur.18 min.
Instrumentation: Picc, Fl,Ob, Cor Anglais Clar in Bb (2), Alto Sax, Bsns (2), Horns (4) Trpts in Bb (2),Trombones (3),Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (2 percussionists to play Cow Bells, Flexatone, Xylophone, Triangle, Snare drum, Crotales,Small Suspended Cymbal, Temple Blocks, Tom-toms, Waterphone, Cymbals, Vibraslap), Piano (+ Toy-Piano), Guitar (Classical), Mandolin, Strings (
World premiere: 27 January 2007, Reading Concert Hall, Reading, U.K. Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer


for Symphony Orchestra
Dur.10 min.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, Flutes (2), Oboi (2), Cor Angais, Clarinets in Bb (2), Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoons (2), Horns (4), Trumpets in C (4), Trombones (3), Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (2 percussionists to play Bongos, Rainstick, Snare Drum, Crotales, Hi-Hat, Small Gong, Maracas, Tubular Bells and Tom-Toms), Harp, Strings (15-13-11-10-8)
World premiere: 7 September 2007, St Saviour’s Church, St Albans, Herts, U.K. St Albans Symphony Orchestra/City of London Sinfonia, conducted by the composer


for String Orchestra
Commissioned by the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra
Dur. c.5 min.
Instrumentation: String Orchestra
Minimum players per section: Violins I (7), Violins II (5), Viola (4), Celli (4), Double-Bass (2) + Six soloists taken from the sections: three solo violins (two from Violins I and one from Violins II), a solo viola and two solo celli
Score sample
World premiere: 20 May 2006, Way Hall, Reading Blue Coat School, Sonning , U.K. Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer


for Symphonic Brass Ensemble
Dur. 16 min.
Commissioned by the Connecting Arts Symphonic Brass Ensemble
Instrumentaion: 5 Trumpets (in Bb), 1 Flugelhorn, 4 French Horns, 3 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone, 1 Euphonium, 2 Tubas + Percussion (2 Percussionists to play Timpani, Cymbals, Xylophone)
World premiere: 25 January 2006, St. Giles Cripplegate, Barbican, London, U.K. Connecting Arts Symphonic Brass Ensemble, conducted by Paul Cosh

Soloist and Orchestra/Ensemble 

VIMATA (2017)
for Solo Clarinet in Bb and Symphony Orchestra
Dur. c. 17 min.
Instrumentation: 1 Picc, 1 Fl, 1 Ob, 1 Cor Angl, 1 Bb, 1 Bass-Clar, 1 Bsn, 1 ContraBsn, 4 Horns, 2 Trpts in C, 3Trbns [2 tenor,1 bass],1 tuba, 1 Keybaord player [piano, celeste],  Percussion [5 Temple Blocks, 5 Wood-Blocks, 5 Tom-toms, 5 Cowbells, Bass Drum, Vibraphone, Flexatone, Vibraslap, Large Sus Cymb, Small Splash Cymb, Tubular Bells, Crotales, Chime bar, Snare Drum, Triangle], Solo Clarinet in Bb, Strings


X-ÎLE (2016)
for Solo Piano and Ensemble
Dur. c. 4 min.
Finalist work in the Composition Competition of the 29th Music Biennale Zagreb
Instrumentation: Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Trumpet in C, Trombone, Percussion [Vibraphone, 5 Temple-Blocks, Crotales, Grancassa, Snare Drum, Small Crash Cymbal], Solo Piano, Violin, Violoncello and Double-Bass
World premiere: 26 April 2017, 26th Music Biennale Zagreb, Croatian Music Institute, Zagreb, Croatia. Festival ensemble, Filip Fak, piano. Conducted by Aleksandar Kalajdžić


ALMA (2011)
for Solo Viola and Symphony Orchestra
Dur. c.10 min.
Finalist work in the VI Prokofiev Composition Competition
Instrumentation:  Picc, flute, obow, cor anglais, Clarinet, Bass-Clar, Bsn, Contrabsn, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Timpani, Percussion [Bass-Drum, Tubular Bells, Crotales, Vibraphone, Snare drum, Triangle, Flexatone, Suspended cymbal, Chimes bar, Tom-toms  4: high to low], 2 Mandolins [Preferably Neapolitan style. If not available a similar type of plucked instrument with the same pitch range may be used], Harp, Piano, Solo Viola + Strings
World premiere: 20 April 2012, Glazunov Hall, St Petersburg, Russia. St Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, Alexei Bogorad, viola. Conducted by Alexander Titov


RIDDLE (2008)
for Solo Clarinet in Bb and Wind Orchestra
Dur. c.4 min.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, Flutes 1 (7 players), Flutes 2 (7 players), Oboe 1, Oboe 2, Solo Clarinet, Clarinet in Bb (5 players), Clarinet in Bb (5 players), Soprano Saxophone (1 player), Alto Saxophone (1 player), 2 Bassoons 1, 4 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 2 Cornets, 4 Trombones, 2 Euphoniums, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion [Glockenspiel, Large Suspended Cymbal, Snare Drum, 2 Tom-toms-high,low]
World premiere: 2 March 2008, St Mary’s Church, Southampton, U.K., Southampton University Wind Orchestra, Richard Russell, clarinet. Conducted by the composer

Ensemble 5+ 

AIGAIO In Memoriam Ilias Venezis (2012)
Instrumentation: 12 Violoncelli
Dur. c.10 min.
World premiere: 3 December 2013, Théâtre Dunois, Paris, France. Nomos Ensemble de Violoncelles, dir. Michel Pozmanter

Listen to Aigaio on SoundCloud


OLKÀS (2011)
Instrumentation: Octet [Fl./Picc., Clar., Bsn., 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Double-Bass]
Dur. c.7 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 11 November 2013, ISCM World New Music Days – Wien Modern, Konzerhaus Vienna, Berio Saal, Vienna, Austria. Ensemble Reconsil, cond. Roland Freisitzer

Listen to Olkas on SoundCloud


STERNA (2010)
Instrumentation: Quintet for Clarinet in Sib, two Violins, Viola and Violoncello
Commissioned by the Pharos Arts Foundation
Dur. c.10 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 24 November 2010, Pharos Arts Foundation, The Show Factory, Nicosia, Cyprus. Elias String Quartet with Cristo Barrios (clarinet)


AKTAÍ (2008)
for six players [Flute, Clarinet (Sib), Vibraphone, Violin, Violoncello and Piano]
Commissioned by Amici di Sentieri Selvaggi
Dur. c.8 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 23 September 2008, MITO Settembre Musica, Milan, Italy. Ensemble Sentieri Selvaggi, dir. Carlo Boccadoro


Commissioned by the Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrumentation: for 6 percussionists to play: Tom-toms, Bongos, Xylophone, Congas, Bells, Castanets, Tambourine, Gong, Glockenspiel, Bubble-Wrap, Hi-Hat, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Bass Drum, Scraper, Wood-Block
Dur.6 min.
World premiere: 14 October 2006, Reading Blue Coat School, Sonning, U.K. Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra Percussion, conducted by the composer


Instrumentation: Music for Brass Octet based on traditional Christmas carols of Cyprus
[3 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, 1 tuba]
Dur. c. 6 min.
World premiere:  15 December 2006, American Academy in Rome, Italy. Borealis Brass Ensemble


Instrumentation: for five players [2 Bb clarinet, 1 Bass-Clr, Piano & Percussion: Large Suspended Cymbal, Chinese Cymbal, Tam-Tam, Tubular Bells, Bass Drum]
Dur. 8 min.
World premiere: 31 October 2004, Birtwistle Weekend, “What Strikes the Clocke?” Event, Queen Elisabeth Hall Foyer Series, London, U.K. Endymion Ensemble with Stephen Gutman, piano, and Richard Benjafield, percussion


Chamber Music (Trio-Quartet)

ETI (2015)
Instrumentation: Quartet for Flute, Violin, Violoncello and Piano
Dur. c.5 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 2 August 2015, CEME Music Centre, Contemporary Encounters Festival, Ran Baron Hall, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Performers: Meitar Ensemble
Watch performance with Ensemble Cyclamen



Instrumentation: Trio for Violin, Violoncello and Piano
Dur. c.7’40 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 14 July 2013, Composit New Music Festival, Fondazione Varrone, Rieti, Italy. Performers: Ensemble L’Arsenale

Listen to Messa Aktis on SoundCloud


Instrumentation: Quartet for Alto-Flute, Bass-Clarinet, Violin and Violoncello
Dur. c.8’30”
World premiere: 19 October 2012, 1st Contemporary Music Festival of the Centre of Cypriot Composers, PASYDY Auditorium, Nicosia, Cyprus. Performers: Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble


EN ROOT (2012)
Instrumentation: Trio for Clarinet in Bb, Violoncello and Piano
Score sample (opening)
Score sample (Ending)
World premiere: 27 September 2012, 4th Pharos Contemporary Music Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus. Performers: Ensemble Aleph

Listen to En Root  on SoundCloud


Instrumentation: six players [ and pno]
Dur. 1 min
World premiere: 24 July 2012, Centre of Cypriot Composers concert as part of the Cyprus Presidency in the EU. Centre of Cypriot Composers invited performers


Instrumentation: String Quartet
Dur. c.11 min.


Instrumentation: String Quartet
Dur. c.15 min.
World premiere: 4 July 2005, Guildhall New Music Festival, London, U.K. Performers: Alda Dizdari, Tania Bysheva (violins), Alexandros Koustas (viola) and Jessica Burroughs (cello)


Instrumentation: Trio for Clarinet in A, Piano and Violoncello
Dur. c. 7 min.
* Work selected for the Labyrinthmaker Project 2004-5 (tour in twelve countries) with the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien
World premiere: 15 January 2005, Park Lane Group Young Composers’ New Music Symposium, Queen Elisabeth Hall Foyer, London, U.K. Performers: Richard Russell (clarinet), Jessica Burroughs (cello) and Lefki Karpodini (piano)


Instrumentation: String Quartet
Dur. c.10 min
World premiere: Performers: Yana Tsanova, Jessica Beeston (violins,), Gul Ersoy (viola) and Anna Costa (cello)


Instrumentation: String Quartet
Dur. 3 min.


Chamber Music (Duets) 

Instrumentation: Clarinet in Bb and Piano
Dur. c.12 min.
World premiere: 29th October 2010, Festival de Música Contemporánea Keroxen10 Tenerife, Spain. Performers: Cristo Barrios (clarinet) and Manuel Bonino (piano)


Instrumentation: Oboe and Percussion (1 player: Crotales, Vibr, Thai Gongs)
Dur. 5 min.
World premiere: 22 November 2009, Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Concert Series, The Elzenveld Chapel, Antwerp, Belgium. Performers: Piet Van Bockstal (oboe) and Pieter-Jan Vranckx (percussion)


Instrumentation: Bass-Clarinet and Violoncello
Dur. c.6 min
Score sample
World premiere: 14th March 2009, New Music Festival  PERIFÉRIA, Jyväskylä , Finland. Performers: Mikko Raasakka (bass-clar.) and Markus Hohti (cello)


Instrumentation:  Trumpet in C and Piano
Dur. 6 min.
World premiere: 7 August 2007, The Great Hall, Dartington, U.K. Performers: Paul Archibald (trumpet) and Juliet Edwards (piano)


LAVA (2006-7)
Instrumentation: Violoncello and Piano
Dur. c.8 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 3 April 2009, The Lauderdale House, London, U.K. Performers: Jessica Burroughs (cello) and Helen Reid (piano)
Watch performance with Ensemble Cyclamen


SAXUM: I thought my heart had turned into stone, until… (2006)
Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone and Piano
Dur. c.10 min.
*Second Prize in the Composition competition “Premio GERMI”, Rome, Italy 2009
Score sample
World premiere: 18 July 2007, Italia Wave Festival-Classic Wave, Florence, Italy. Performers: Duo Disecheis


STROFI (2005)
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
Dur. c.13 min.
*Panhellenic prize in the Chamber Music Composition Competition, Aristotle Univerirsity, Thessaloniki, Greece 2005
World premiere: 4th November 2005, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K. Performers: Alda Dizdari (violin), Sholto Kynoch (piano)


Instrumentation: Bass Clarinet and Piano
Dur. c. 8 min.
World premiere: 26th September 2005, Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K. Performers: Richard Russell (bass-clarinet) and Anton Lyakhovsky (piano)


Instrumentation: for Piano and Percussion (Bass Dr, Chinese Cymb, Large Susp Cymb, Tam-tam)
Dur. c. 1 min.
World premiere: 31 October 2005, Birtwistle Weekend, “What Strikes the Clocke?” Event, Queen Elisabeth Hall Foyer Series, London, U.K. Performers: Stephen Gutman (piano) and Richard Benjafield (percussion)


Instrumentation: For Solo Clarinet in Bb
Dur. c. 5 min.


Instrumentation: For Solo Accordina
Dur. c. 4 min.


UNLOCKED [or the Song left behind]  (2016)
Instrumentation: For Solo Piano
Dur. c. 3 min.
World premiere: 18 March 2017, Hudson River PianoFest, Nyack College, School of Music (Rockland), NY, U.S.A. Performer: Nuno da Silva Marques

score sample


…KAI ETI  Un micro-adagio pour Trompette Seule  (2015)
Instrumentation: Solo Trumpet in C
Dur. c. 3 min.


RE:MAINS  (2013-15)
Instrumentation: For Multi-Pianist (grand,upright,toy piano)
Dur. c. 12 min.
World premiere: 11 November 2017, Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture, Attikon Theatre, Pafos, Cyprus. Performer: Annini Tsiouti



Flut(t)eRings (2013)
Instrumentation: Solo Flute
Dur. c. 5 min
World premiere: 29 October 2013, Sound Festival, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland. Performer: Richard Craig


Instrumentation: Solo Violoncello
Dur. c. 5 min.
Score sample
World premiere: 16 April 2012, Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester, U.K. Performer: Jessica Burroughs (cello)


Instrumentation: Solo Accordion
Dur. c. 7 min.
World premiere: 31 May 2009, Kanagawa Art Hall, 9th International Festival “Creative in Hodogaya”, Japan. Performer: Timo Kinnunen (accord.)


AOSMON (2007)
Instrumentation: Solo Violin
Dur. c. 26 min. (eight movements)
World premiere: 26 November 2008, The Warehouse, London, U.K. Performer: Alda Dizdari (violin)


Instrumentation: Classical Guitar
Dur. c. 6 min.
World premiere: 8 February 2008, Parnassos Philological Society Hall, Athens, Greece. Performer: Nikos Zarkos (guitar)


Instrumentation: Solo Flute
Dur. 5′ 50” min
Score sample
World premiere: 6 July 2008, The Hellenic Centre, London, U.K. EKON Festival. Performer: Jose Zalba Smith (flute)



Σφίγξ Αντιστρόφως
Commissioned by Musik der Janderhuderte for the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
Instrumentation: For Six Solo Singers and Handheld Musical Instruments
(2 Sopr.,1 Mezzo, 1 Tenor, 1 Baritone, 1 Bass)
Multi-lingual text [English,French,German,Greek]
based on writings by various authors and other artists including Oscar Wilde, Cavafis, Mirivilis, Mozart, Goethe – compiled by the composer
Dur. c. 14 min.
World premiere: 13 May 2016, Onassis Cultural Centre, Diplarios School, Athens, Greece. Performers: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart


CIEL (2012)
Instrumentation: Low Female Voice and Bassoon
Poetry by Paul Verlaine
Dur. c. 3 min.


DE L’ ÂME (2010-11)
Instrumentation: SATB A Capella Choir in eight parts
Dur. c. 5 min.
Score sample
2nd Prize in the 1st Jean Sibelius Composition Competition Winners’ Concert
World premiere: 14 November 2015, Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Performers: EMO Ensemble


Instrumentation: Soprano, Violin, Violoncello and Piano
Settings of four poems from “El Diván del Tamarit” by F.G. Lorca.
i. Gacela de la raíz amarga
ii. Gacela del amor con cien años
iii. Casida del llanto
iv. Casida de la mano imposible
Dur. c. 11 min
World premiere: 11 November 2017, Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture, Attikon Theatre, Pafos, Cyprus. Performers: Ensemble Cyclamen with soprano Margarita Elia, dir. by the composer


ICARUS (2005)
Instrumentation: Monody for Male Voice in Greek – Text by the composer
Dur. c. 5 min.
World premiere: 29 June 2005,Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K. Performer: Edmund Connolly (baritone)


Instrumentation: for Voice(s) and Piano
Setting of poems by William Morris, Walter Savage Landor, Rudyard Kipling and Walter De La Mare.
Total Dur. c. 13 min.
World premiere: 29 June 2005, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K.


LE WEEKEND! (2004)
Theatrical Work for Male or Female Vocalist
Dur. 6-7 min.


SATB Choir A capella. Poetry by Anthony Thwaite
Dur. c. 7 min.


ITA VIVAM (2003) Chamber Opera in One Act
Dur. c. 55 min.
Commissioned by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
World premiere: 24 March 2004, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, U.K.  Performers: Graduating singers + Guildhall ensemble, conducted by the composer.

Collaborative Projects

PAFOS2017 Opening Ceremony Music (2016)
Score creation of the Multi-Spectacle/Opening Ceremony of Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture.
For electronics and voices. Supervision of live performances, selection of tracks.
Original Music: c.38 min. including the dance pieces “Children’s Dance”, “Open Air Factory Comes to Life”, “Finale”, the song “Pygmalion’s Dream” and others.
Full spectacle: c.55 min.


IN VEIN (2005)
Music and Dance project in collaboration with the choreographer Jamie Boylan.
for female Vocalist, Oboe, Guitar, Violoncello and Percussion and six dancers.
Dur.c. 10 min.
The Place, London