dissonArt Ensemble [Greece]


Tuesday, November 7th 2023, 8.30 pm



Vladimiros SYMEONIDIS                            Conductor

Jannis ANISSEGOS                                       Flute

Alexandros STAVRIDIS                                Clarinet

Thanasis SOURGOUNIS                             Viola

Lenio LIATSOU                                                Piano

Theodoros PATSALIDIS                               Violin                   

Vassilis SAITIS                                                 Cello                    

Yiannis CHATZIS                                            Double Bass

Kostas ARGYROPOULOS                           Percussion


One of the top new music ensembles in Greece the ensemble dissonArt was founded in 2005 around a core of eight soloists and associated partners, with a flexible internal structure. The ensemble’s programs aim to promote works of recognized as well as emerging composers that deserve to be heard. Music-theatre works and collaborations with groups of other artistic disciplines, that result in the creation of original works, are among the main objectives of dissonArt, and to that end the ensemble has closely collaborated with composers of international prestige such as Beat Furrer, Manos Tsangaris, Augustino di Scipio, Barblina Meierhans, Georges Aperghis, Younghi Pagh-Paan, George Koumendakis, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Simone Movio, Carola Bauckholt and Christian Wolff.


dissonArt ensemble is performing frequently in Greece and abroad in prominent halls and festivals such as the Salzburg Biennale, Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, Munich Biennale fur Musik Theatre, Klang Festival (Copenhagen), Berlin Deutsche Oper, Klangspuren (Innsbruck), Mixtur Barcelona, Ensembl[:E]uropa (Cologne), Kunstfestspiele Herreunhausen (Hannover), 4020. mehr als Musik (Linz), Athens Festival, Brucknerhaus, Minoritensaal, Kolumba Museum, Piccolo Teatro, Onassis Cultural Centre, Theatre Athens Concert Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Alternative Stage SNFF, Musikprotocoll (Graz), Athens Festival, Forum Wallis (Switzerland), MICO Festival (Bologna), a.o.


It has recorded for Godrecords, ORF, WDR, Naxos, Phasma Music and Dissonance Records and has received the Ernst Von Siemens Funding for the creation of new music theatre works twice. Guest conductors of the ensemble include Johannes Kalitzke, Vladimiros Symeonidis, Scot Voyles, Francois Deppe, Morris Rosenzweig, Edo Micic, Francesco La Licata, Beat Furrer, Vicente Larrañaga and Cordula Bürgi. Since September 2021 has started a longterm collaboration with the Berlin- based independent opera company NOVOFLOT.


The dissonArt concert will be conducted by Vladimiros Symeonidis, one among the most active Greek conductors of his generation, and will feature works by Andronikou, Moustoukis, Skordis, Stavrou and Stylianou.


dissonart ensemble is supported for its tour concerts by the Onassis Outward Turn Program (www.sgt.gr).

* The concert is presented with the support of Onassis STEGI – Outward Turn Program


“U…ZU” – Andys Skordis
Work for Viola and Cello – Georgios Stavrou
Paraphrases – Michalis Andronikou
EXODOS – Tasos Stylianou
Autumn Songs – Andreas Moustoukis