georgia spiropoulos
 
 
 
 
 
Je rêve d'un Opéra aussi libre et aussi populaire qu'une salle de cinéma ou de catch.
R. Barthes






C. Berberian

    Radio Portrait
    by Anne Montaron in Rodolphe Bruneau-Boulmier's
    "Le Jour d’avant".
    listen - podcast

Meet Georgia Spiropoulos , interview
Ars Musica Festival 2016, Alliance Française de Bruxelles-Europe


2017-2018

Distinguished Visiting Chair in Music (Composition) 2017-2018
Director of the Digital Composition Studio (DCS)
Schulich School of Music - McGill University


2016-2017

July 1-3 2017
Composer in Residency - 2nd period @ CIRM
Nice, FR

Juin 26 - 30 2017
Artistic Residency - mix of upcoming CD @ éOle
Co-production : IRCAM, Radio France, éOle Records
Toulouse, FR

March 29 2017
...LANDSCAPES & MONSTROUS THINGS... (for Eugen Gabritschevsky)
World premiere
for piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, electronics & video
based on Gabritschevsky's paintings.
Commission : French Ministry of Culture
Ensemble Sillages, Festival Electr( )cution
Studios : CIRM, Nice
Passerelle, Centre d’art contemporain, Brest - FR

March 13-17 2017
Composer in Residency - first period @ CIRM
Nice, FR

February 2017
AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner, world premiere
Electronic Soundscape for a theatre adaptation of the novel
Director: Sofia Filippidou
Theatre Odou Kykladon - Lefteris Votatzis, Athens - GR

November 16 - december 9 2016 — Mo to Fri, 5pm-8pm
Opening : November 15 18pm
GEOGRAFIA SONORA — Sound & video installation
Alliance Française Bruxelles-Europe & ARS MUSICA Festival
Avenue des Arts 46, 1000 Bruxelles (floor 6)— Brussels BE

| Lecture |
November 14 14pm
"A breathing sea" - Sound, Image, & Real-time in ‘Geografia Sonora’”
ARS MUSICA COLLOQUIUM - “Interaction Sound/Image in Real Time”
ARBA-ESA, DAM-Gallery, Rue du Midi 144, 1000 Brussels

September 29 2016 20pm
BRUT, for tenor saxophone & electronics
Ensemble Vortex "Sky Destroys Dog"
Fonderie Kugler, Geneva - Switzerland

2015-2016

July 18 2016
SAKSTI, for tenor saxophone & electronics
Saxophone : Joël Versavaud
Festival de Chaillol
GMEM-CNC-Marseille, Fayore - Chaillol station - FR

June 15 2016
SAKSTI, for tenor saxophone & electronics
Saxophone : Raoul Zarco Cicuéndez
Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, Brussels - BE

May 23 2016 7pm
METAPLASIS, for solo piano
Piano : Hayk Melikyan
Komitas Chamber Music Hall, Yerevan - AM

May 2016
Jury Member at Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC) 2016

April 11 2016 2.30pm
MASTERCLASS
"Atelier Contemporain de Suzanne Giraud 2015 - 2016"
CRR de Paris

April 2016
Jury Member at International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2016

March 30 2016
MUSIC FOR 2?, for one flute player, one piano player & tape.
Commission : Ministry of Culture of Baden-Wûrttemberg & the GegenWelten Festival
Ensemble SillagesFestival ELECTR()CUTION
Passerelle - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Brest - FR

March 30 2016
SAKSTI, for tenor saxophone & electronics
Ensemble Sillages • Festival ELECTR()CUTION
Passerelle - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Brest - FR

January 2016
Jury Member of the "Artistic Research Residency Program" call for 2017 at IRCAM/ZKM

November 27-28 2015
GEOGRAFIA SONORA — Sound & video installation
Commission: "Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture"
inSonic 2015ZKM - HfG
Karlsruhe DE

2014-2015

June 10 2015
"GEORGIA SPIROPOULOS — PORTRAIT AT CENTRE POMPIDOU"
- Membranes, for 6 timpani (2 players)
- Roll… n'Roll… n'Roll, for harp & electronics
- Les Bacchantes (The Bacchae), opera brut for one performer, electronics & lights
Voice : Médéric Collignon
Harp : Hélène Breschand
Timpani : Ars Nova Ensemble - Isabelle Cornelis, Elisa Humanes
Computer music design - IRCAM : José Miguel Fernandez, Tomas Gœpfer
Light design : Arnaud Jung
Costume : Nathalie Saulnier
Direction: Georgia Spiropoulos
IRCAM Festival Manifeste 2015, Paris
flyer

May 25 2015
France Musique, Alla Breve by Anne Montaron
Roll… n'Roll… n'Roll, for harp and electronics (Radio version, short)
Harp : Hélène Breschand
Computer music design - IRCAM : José Miguel Fernandez
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| Lecture | — Invited Composer
2015 march 5-7
"Transitions des arts, transitions esthétiques : processus de subjectivation et des-croissances".
Colloque international et manifestations artistiques.
Université Paris 8, Musée d’art et d’histoire de Saint-Denis, Paris, FR

May 7 2015, 12h30
SAKSTI
for tenor saxophone & live electronics
Récital de saxophone : Joël Versavaud
GMEM Festival Temple Grignan, Marseille - FR

2015 januray 16
VOCALSCAPES ON WALT WHITMAN
6-channel electroacoustic work / installation
Electroacoustic Music Days 2015
Creta - Rethymnon, GR
audio • notes

2014 dec 5, 8pm
EPHEMERALS & DRONES
for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani
Ensemble Intercontemporain
Cité de la Musique, Paris - FR
audio • notes

Text on The Bacchae by Jean-Noël Von Der Weid
in "Orgies et bacchanales - Triomphe de l'excès"
5.11.2014, Berg International Editions, Paris

2014 october 9, 7pm
EPHEMERALS & DRONES
for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani
Ensemble : Pulsar Trio
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, CNSMDP - FR
audio • notes

2014 september 19, 8.30pm
VOCALSCAPES ON WALT WHITMAN
6-channel electroacoustic work
ICMC | SMC Conference 2014
Onassis Cultural Center - Athens, GR

| Lecture | — Invited Composer
2014 september 15 • 2.30pm
"Real-Time Composition of Sound Environments"
ICMC | SMC Conference 2014, Athens, GR
AbstractPaper

2013-2014

2014 may 18, 15pm
EPHEMERALS & DRONES
for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani
Ensemble : Pulsar Trio
Fondation Suisse, Cité Universitaire de Paris - FR
audio • notes

2014 may 15
THE BODY ELECTRIC (Voicings on Walt Whitman I) - world premiere
for soprano, clarinet (Bb, contrabass), trombone, viola, percussion, tape
Conductor : Philippe Nahon
Voice : Geraldine Keller
Ensemble : Ars Nova
TAP Théâtre Auditorium
Poitiers - FR
audio • notes

2013 nov 9
MUSIC FOR 2?
for flute, piano and tape
Dissonart Ensemble
State Orchestra Hall
Salonica - GR
audio • notes

| Lecture |
2013 dec 3 • 13.30pm-16.30pm
"Vocal Mask : voix, composition musicale et traitement informatique"
DU: Voix et Symptômes - psychopathologie et clinique de la voix
Université Paris Diderot Paris 7 UFR d’Études Psychanalytiques

| Lecture |
2013 November • 2pm-3pm
"Composition et tradition orale"
"Journées d'études université Paris 8 - Composition Méditerranée"
EA 1572 « Esthétique, musicologie, danse et création musicale »
Université Paris 8, Département de musicologie

Septembre 1 • 9pm
EPHEMERALS & DRONES
for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani
Ensemble : Zafraan
Hauptbahnhof Berlin - DE
audio • notes

Juin 1 - July 17 2013 • 7pm - 8.45pm
GEOGRAFIA SONORA - ΗΧΟΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ — Sound & video installation
Commission: "Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture"
Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2013
Peiraios 260
Athens - GR
notesinterviews

May 11 2013
"Georgia Spiropoulos - Portrait"
Works : The Bacchae, Bouches, Brut, Saksti
Compositions, artistic direction, direction: Georgia Spiropoulos.
Médéric Collignon (voice, improvisations "The Bacchae") • Shigeko Hata (voice "Bouches") • Theophilos Sotiriades (Tenor saxophone) • José Miguel Frernandez (Music technology) • Kostas Bokos (Sound engineer) • Arnaud Jung (Light designer) •
Onassis Cultural Center [gren]
Athens - GR

May 2 2013 - 20:00
BOUCHES I & II - hommage à Demétrio Stratos
for female voice, tenor sax, bass cl, string quartet & live electronics
Commission: Radio France, La Muse En Circuit
Ensemble: 2e2m
Conductor: Pierre Roullier
Voice: Shigeko Hata
CRR de Paris
Paris - FR
audio • notes

January 26 2013 - 18:00
BOUCHES I & II - hommage à Demétrio Stratos
for female voice, tenor sax, bass cl, string quartet & "mask electronics"
Commission: Radio France, La Muse En Circuit
World premiere "Bouches II"
Ensemble: 2e2m
Conductor: Pierre Roullier
Voice: Shigeko Hata
Festival Présences, Grand Théâtre d'Aix en Provence
Aix en Provence - FR

January 13 - April 13 2013
GEOGRAFIA SONORA — Sound & video installation
Commission: "Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture"
Computer music design : José Miguel Frernandez, Georgia Spiropoulos
World premiere : Granet Museum
Aix en Provence - FR
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2012

November 13 2012
EPHEMERALS & DRONES for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani
Ensemble : SMASH
Teatro Juan del Enzina, Salamanca - SP
audio • notes

July 2012
"Virtual masks in the BACCHAE by Georgia Spiropoulos (ΙRCAM, 2010): exploring tragic vocality in Max/MSP environment"
By G. Spiropoulos & A. Georgaki
SMC 2012 Proceedings - Stockholm SE.
Paper

May 4 2012 - 18:00
BRUT (I)    
electroacoustic work
ICEM - MUSICACOUSTICA-BEIJING 2012 Festival
Beijing - China

May 4 2012 - 18:00
BRUT (I & II)
electroacoustic work
Audiorama - Xenakis & Co
Curated by Marinos Koutsomihalis -- fb
Stockholm - SE

April 3 2012 - 20:30
A portrait of composer Georgia Spiropoulos in Athens French Institut.
Artistic direction: Georgia Spiropoulos.
Works by : Spiropoulos, Messiaen, Murail, Xenakis, Schaffer, Ferrari, Parmegiani.
Ensemble : dissonArt ensemble & Theophilos Sotiriades
Institut Français d'Athènes
Athens - GR

| Talk - Public discussion - Music happening |
April 2 2012 - 12:30pm • IANOS
with Georgia Spiropoulos, Anastasia Georgaki, Theophilos Sotiriades
Athens - GR

| Talk - Public discussion |
March 31 2012 - 12pm • French Institut
with Georgia Spiropoulos, Anastasia Georgaki
Athens - GR

March 18 2012 - 19.30pm
BRUT
electroacoustic work
Cyrated by Katerina Tzedaki
di.p.art festivalfb
Salonica - GR

January 6 2012
SAKSTI    
for tenor saxophone & live electronics
Saxophone : Piet Rebel / Bl!NDMAN
Brugge - Concertgebouw - Brugge - BE

2011

| Interview |
December 12 2011
France Musique "A l'improviste" by Anne Montaron
LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae)    
Vocal and scenic action for solo performer, electronics & lights
InterviewVideo

November 2 2011
PRAXIS 4 SAXES    
for saxophone quartet
Commission : Radio France
Saxophone Quartet : Quasar
Montreal - CA

October 29 2011
LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae) - hommage à Xenakis
Vocal and scenic action for solo performer, electronics & lights
Voice : Médéric Collignon
Computer music design : Thomas Goepfer
Director : Georgia Spiropoulos
Lighting designer : Arnaud Jung
Costume : Nathalie Saulnier
Commission : IRCAM - Centre Pompidou
Festival Musiques Libres
video | flyer
Besançon - FR

October 2011
LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae) - hommage à Xenakis
video presentation
World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) 2011 - Corfu - GR

September 30 2011 - 4 pm
| Live performance + Lecture |
LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae) - hommage à Xenakis
Ou.Un.Po workshop: "Oral culture" 29.09.11 - 02.10.11
Six D.O.G.S. - Athens - GR
Keywords : voice, musical composition, oral culture, live electronics

August 21 2011
SAKSTI    
for tenor saxophone & live electronics
Saxophone : Theophilos Sotiriades
Music Village - Pelion - GR

May 15 2011
| Video Presentation + lecture |
LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae) - hommage à Xenakis
Unheimliche Workshop - Creta University, Social studies department
Old Mosque, Rethymno, Creta - GR

| Live Radio + podcast |
May 9, 9.45 pm - France Musique "Lundis de la Contemporaine"
May 2-6, 10.55 am & 1.05 am (next day) - France Musique "Alla Breve"
By Anne Montaron
PRAXIS 4 SAXES    
for saxophone quartet
Saxophone Quartet : Habanera

March 2011
PRAXIS 4 SAXES    
for saxophone quartet
Saxophone Quartet : Prism Quartet
March 19, First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia - USA
March 20, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC - USA

February 2011
SAKSTI    
for tenor saxophone & live electronics
Saxophone : Theophilos Sotiriades
February 12, Bowling Green State University - USA
February 13, Louisiana State University - USA
February 13, Georgia State University - USA