georgia spiropoulos
 
 
 
 
 
My experimenting is done before I make the music. Afterwards, it is the listener who must experiment.
E. Varèse




Most scores available at BabelScores

Works


new work   (10')


Ensemble : ARTéfacts Ensemble
Commission : Onassis Cultural Center
World premiere : 05.26-27.2017
Onassis Cultural Center, Athens - GR

 

... landscapes & monstrous things ...
(for Eugen Gabritschevsky
  (20')

for 2 violins, viola, cello, piano, electronics & video. 2016

Ensemble Sillages, Festival Electr( )cution
Commission : French Ministry of Culture
Video & Computer Music Design : Georgia Spiropoulos, Camille Giuglaris
Studios : CIRM, Nice
World premiere : 03.29.2017
Passerelle, Centre d’art contemporain, Brest - FR

 

Roll...n'Roll...n'Roll   (24')

for harp & live electronics. 2015

Harp : Hélène Breschand
Computer Music Design IRCAM : José Miguel Fernandez
Commission : IRCAM & Radio France
World premiere : 10.06.2015 • G. Spiropoulos • Portrait @ Centre Pompidou
Festival Manifeste IRCAM 2015

Video • Live @ Centre Pompidou (final version)
Audio • France Musique (short version)
notes • info IRCAM en, fr

 

MEMBRANES   (11')

for 6 timpani (2 musicians). 2015

Timpani : Ars Nova Ensemble - Isabelle Cornelis, Elisa Humanes
Commission : Ars Nova
World premiere : 10.06.2015 • G. Spiropoulos • Portrait @ Centre Pompidou
Festival Manifeste IRCAM 2015

Membranes  
notesinfo IRCAM

 

VOCALSCAPES ON WALT WHITMAN   (14')

6-channel electroacoustic work & sound installation. 2014

Computer Music Design : José Miguel Fernandez
Studios : La Muse en Circuit
World premiere : 18.09.2014, ICMC-SMC 2014
Onassis Cultural Center - Athens - GR

Vocalscapes on Walt Whitman  
notes
abstractpaper

 

THE BODY ELECTRIC
Voicings on Walt Whitman I   (23')

for speaking-singing female voice, clarinet contrabass & Bb, trombone, viola, percussion & electronics. 2013-2014

Conductor : Philippe Nahon
Voice : Geraldine Keller
Ensemble : Ars Nova
Computer Music Design : José Miguel Fernandez
Studios : La Muse en Circuit
World premiere : 15.04.2014, TAP Théâtre Auditorium - Poitiers FR

notes - audio soon….
abstractpaper

 

GEOGRAFIA SONORA   (endless duration)

Sound & video installation. 2012
Commission: Evelyne Artaud for "Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture"
Computer music design : José Miguel Frernandez, Georgia Spiropoulos
Studios : La Muse en Circuit
Premiere : Exposition "Cadavre Exquis"
Jan - April 2013 • Granet Museum - Aix en Provence

program notes - video
abstractpaper
open call

 

BOUCHES
hommage à Demétrio Stratos   (21')

- version 1 : for female voice, tenor sax, bass cl, string quartet & "mask electronics"
- version 2 : for female voice, computer tape & electronics
2008 & 2012


Bouches I
Commission : La Muse En Circuit - French Ministry of Culture
Ensemble : 2E2M; Conductor : Pierre Roullier; Voice : Valéry Joly
Computer Music Design : Benoît Meudic
Studios : La Muse En Circuit
World premiere : Conservatoire de Paris CNR, 17.04.2008.

Bouches II
Commission : Radio France
Ensemble : 2E2M; Conductor : Pierre Roullier; Voice : Shigeko Hata
Computer Music Design : Benjamin Miller, José MIguel Fernandez
Studios : GRM - Radio Fance
World premiere : 26.01.2013 Festival Présences.
Grand Théâtre de Provence • Aix-en-Provence

1. Fragments d'une Berceuse Étirée  
2. Screams & Parasites  
program notes

 

PNOES   (3'45)

for any wind instrument. 2011

 

LES BACCHANTES (The Bacchae)
hommage à I. Xenakis   (24')

Vocal and scenic action for a solo performer, electronics and lights. 2010
After Euripides.

Commission : Ircam-Centre Pompidou
World premiere : 19.06.2010, IRCAM Agora Festival 2010 - Paris
Voice : Médéric Collignon
Ircam Computer Music Design : Thomas Goepfer
Lighting - Scenography : Arnaud Jung
Director : Georgia Spiropoulos

Video
program notes FR - EN

 

BRUT   (13')

electroacoustic music. 2009-2013
"Brut I" has been composed for the "Danse Macabre II Peepshow" doll installation by Allen S. Weiss.
Dolls were made by the art brut artist Michel Nedjar
Other audio works for the installation : Christof Migone, Claude Wampler, Gregory Whitehead
Commission : In Transit Festival - HKW
Opening : Juin 11 2009, In Transit - International Festival of Performing Arts
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - DE
Premiere "Brut II & III": Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, GR

Brut I  
program notes

 

EPHEMERALS & DRONES   (10'~11'30)

for harp, contrabass & 2 rubbed timpani. 2006-2007
Commission : Ensemble Intercontemporain
World premiere : "The 30th Birthday of the Ensemble Intercontemporain". April 5 2007, IRCAM. Paris

Ephemerals & Droness
program notes

 

KLAMA (Lament)   (14')

for 8-part mixed choir, live electronics & "audio documents". 2005-2006
Commission : IRCAM and the Accentus Chamber Choir
World premiere : Juin 10 2006, Agora Festival IRCAM , Centre Pompidou. Paris

part I  
part II  
program notes
SMC 2007 paper
Allen S. Weiss :
"Varieties of Audio Mimesis"

 

LA DAME DES FRONTIERES   (8')

electroacoustic music. 2005-2010

 

PSALMOS 55   (6')

for 6-part mixed choir. 2004-2005
Commission : Sacem for Le Jeune Choeur de Paris Choir
World premiere : April 17 2005, Louvre Auditorium, Paris

Psalmos 55  
program notes
Les Cris de Paris Choir - program notes

 

PRAXIS 4 SAXES   (12')

for saxophone quartet. 2003-04
Commission : Radio France - Alla Breve
Radio premiere : Habanera saxophone quartet
US premiere : Prism Quartet

2. breath 'n beat  
program notes

 

ORIA   (12')

for amplified ensemble
fl (bass fl), cl (bass cl), vlc, cb, semi-prepared pno, perc. 2002-2003

Commission : French Ministry of Culture
Production : IRCAM - Centre Georges Pompidou
World premiere : November 6 2003, IRCAM. Paris
Ensemble L'Itinéraire
Conductor : Mark Foster

Oria  
program notes
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players - program notes

 

SAKSTI   (6'45)

for tenor saxophone & live electronics. 2001
Production : IRCAM - Centre Georges Pompidou
World premiere : Agora Festival 2002, IRCAM. Paris
Saxophone : Vincent David

Saksti  

 

MUSIC FOR 2?   (8'40')

for 2 instrumentalists and tape
[flute, bass flute, semi-prepared piano, small percussions, voices, tape]. 2000

Commission : Ministry of Culture of Baden-Wûrttemberg & the GegenWelten Festival for the Ensemble Aventure.
World premiere : "GegenWelten Internationales Festival Neue Musik" - Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg 2000
Ensemble Aventure

Music for 2?  
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players - program notes

 

ENSEMBLE 2.11   (5'30)

for 2fl (2 picc), ob (or sopr sax), cl (bass cl), tr, trb, 2vl, vla, vlc, cb. 2000
World premiere : March 25 2000, Forum Culturel de Blanc-Mesnil.
Ensemble of professors of Eric Satie Conservatory.
Conductor : Guillaume Bourgogne

 

ENSEMBLE 1.7   (20')

for fl (picc), hrp, guit, pno, 2 perc, cb. 1998-1999
World premiere : Oct 10 1999, Forum Culturel de Blanc-Mesnil.
Students Ensemble of Paris Conservatory CNSMDP
Conductor : Guillaume Bourgogne

I  
Interlude I  

 

PARALOGISMES   (5'45)

electroacoustic music. 1999
Pre-recorded voice : Efi Xirou
World premiere : Festival Futura Aug 24 2000 - Tour de Crest, France
Sound projection : Jonathan Prager

Paralogismes  
program notes

 

KROUSTA

for 4 percussionists. 1998
World premiere : Conservatoire de Paris - CNR
Feb 16 1999 - Paris
Percussion : Q quartet

 

METAPLASIS   (6'30)

for piano. 1997
World premiere : Conservatoire de Paris - CNR
Feb 16 1999 - Paris
Piano : Olga Miller

Metaplasis  
(pno : Hortanse De Gournay)

 

ELXIS

for 2 violoncellos. 1997

 

PIECE POUR FLUTE ET PIANO

for flute and piano. 1996

 

 

other works

 

BIRDS OF THE COLOR OF THE MOON   (40')

Film music (feature film). 1993
35th International Film Festival of Salonica-Greece, 1994

 

ON THE TRACE OF MANEROS   (51')

Arrangements, guitar, conducting : traditional songs of Asia Minor of the beginning of the 20th century for female voice & traditional ensemble (violin, bouzouki, tzouras, mandolin, oud, guitar, violoncello, contrabass, percussion. 1995
(CD LYRA UCD0009, Athens 1997)
Voice : Katerina Xirou

9. Manes Kalinyhtias  

 

 

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