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Premiere of  Su le forme di Santa Lucia for cello & harpsichord
 
18.7.2019 - 21:30 - Auditorium Falcone, Montepulciano, Italy

As part of the 8x8 Contemporanee sonore mappe poliziane concert, of the 44th Cantiere Internazionale d'arte in Montepulciano, Italy.

Performers from the ensemble degliIntrigati

Premiere of 4 vocalises for piano and voice
25.6.2019 - 19:30 - Carole Nash Recital Room, Royal Northernc College of Music, Manchester

Voice: Helene Mathiesen

Piano: Celia Denore Lopez

Premiere of EXPOSED for wind quintet
15.6.2019 - 19:30 - Gold Medal Competition, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Athanasia is excited to have been chosen as one of the finalists for the RNCM Gold Medal Competition 2019. 

Her work EXPOSED , will be premiered by Festivo Winds.

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/performance/gold-medal-chromatsas-kontou-taylor/

Premiere of  paradoxical sleep for symphony orchestra
2.5.2019 - 19:30 - Concert Hall, Royal Northernc College of Music, Manchester

As part of the Brand New Day conert.

Conductor: Rory Storm

Performance of VI miniatures for solo piano
8.3.2019 - 20:30 - Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece

As part of a concert with piano works by female Greek composers.

Pianist: Katerina Papazoglou

Premiere of  "Adagio and Allegro" for alto saxophone and guitar
5.3.2019 - 19:30 - Carole Nash Recital Room, Royal Northernc College of Music, Manchester

As part of a concert with works by student composers from the RNCM.

Mark Reid: guitar

Tasuku Noguchi: alto saxophone

Performance of "Koda (Hommage to R. Schumann) 
for solo piano
25.2.2019 - Quo Vadis, Vienna

Performed by the dedicatee of the work, Fateme Beytollahi

Performance of "Koda (Hommage to R. Schumann) 
for solo piano
17.2.2019 - 11:15 - Kaisersaal, Vienna

Performed by the dedicatee of the work, Fateme Beytollahi

Sana live at TOP e.V.
16.2.2019 - 20:30 - TOP e.V. Berlin

Free improvisation night with the improv groups Room338: Stephen Bradshaw (violin), Rob Smith (oboe) & Athanasia Kontou (organ) and a flute and a box/afaab: Lisa Baeyens (flute), Vassilis Theodorou (electronics) in Berlin.

Workshop with the BBC Singers
28.1.2019 - London
Athanasia is delighted to have been selected to participate in a workshop with the BBC Singers, organised by the RNCM. Her new choral piece "lizmonia" was workshopped at a session led by Judith Weir CBE.
Performance of "Another Zorba..." for orchestra
24.1.2019 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Performed by the RNCM's Brand New Day Orchestra.

Premiere of "short etude (on the arduousness of pluralism and the genesis of an echo-chamber)" for solo piano
17.1.2019 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Commissioned and performed by Adam Swayne, for the concert "New Music, New Politics - (speak to me) Album Launch"

Premiere of "primes eternal (some music of the primes)
23.10.2018 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Composed for the event "Music of the primes", organised by PRiSM and Marcus du Sautoy.

Performed by the Marvolo String Quartet

Premiere of "Lines and Circles"
26.8.2018 - Kozani Folklore Museum, Kozani

VIolin:  Maria Louisa Geladari Hanicz

Clarinet: Dimitris Leontzakos

Piano: Dimitris Demopoulos

As part of the Lassaneia festival.

Patricia Cunliffe Composition Prize
1.7.2018

Athanasia is delighted to have been awarded with the Patricia Cunliffe Composition Prize. 

Premiere of "Odysseus/Penelope"
26.6.2018 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Poetry by Katie Byford

Soprano: Lucy Temby

Piano: Brian Low

Performance of "Lines and circles" for clarinet, violin and piano
24.6.2018 - Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Belgium

"Lines and circles" (extracts) will be performed at an open workshop by members of the ensemble deCompagnie as part of the AlbaNova 2018 festival.

Premiere of "Six or seven short pieces (a few more Osannas)" for sinfonietta
20.6.2018 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

This work was commissioned by the RNCM New Ensemble and will be performed as part of the Gilbert- Gorb festival.

Performance of "Songs with words" for mezzo soprano and string trio
13.8.2018 - LEAF on Portland St, Manchester

Mezzo- Soprano: Avra Haraka

Violin I: Will McGahon

Violin II: Philip Rousiamanis

Cello: Kotryna R. Šiugždinytė

Conductor: Otis Enokido Lineham

As part of the Kinetic #3 night.

Performance of "V of VI miniatures" for solo piano
17.5.2018 - IBZ Saal, Berlin

Pianist: Katerina Papazoglou

SANA - Free improvisation with Room338 and Pod31
12.5.2018, 20:00 - Fuel Cafe Bar, Manchester

Room338 from Manchester meets Pod31 from Berlin for a free improv night. Live painting by Caroline Bordignon

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2123639934327719/

Performance of "After Psappha" for chamber ensemble
1.5.2018 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

"After Psappha" is a composition based on poetry by the ancient Greek poet Sappho.. It was composed for a workshop with the Manchester-based new music ensemble Psappha.

It will receive its first public perfomance by students from the RNCM.

Premiere of "Antimusical" for chamber ensemble
27.4.2018 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

"Antimusical" is a setting of a poem by John-Paul Burns, for reciter, mezzo-soprano, viola and percussion

It will be performed as part of the Rosamund prize concert at the Carole Nash Recital Room at the RNCM.

Reciter: Robert Smith

Mezzo- Soprano: Chelsea Burns

Viola: Peter Hartley

Percussion: Aidan Marsden

© 2019 by Athanasia Kontou

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