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We are glad to announce our 2017 Xenakis Festival!
On 1st of April 2017 a series of events will take place at TSSO Concert Hall “Solon Michailides” at Nikis Avenue 73, Paralia Thessaloniki.
Please find below the flow of events
The day starts with a lunchtime concert at 12:00PM. Electronic works by Iannis Xenakis and the Jury of the first international electronic music competition Iannis Xenakis will be diffused.
Iannis Xenakis – Diamorphoses
Panayiotis Kokoras – Magic
Ambrose Field – Frozen Voyage
Denis Smalley – Someil de Rameau
German Toro Perez – Inventario I
Elaine Lillios – Listening Beyond
Iannis Xenakis – Orient-Occident
On behalf of the jury I am very pleased to announce the results of the first Iannis Xenakis International Electronic Music Competition. The competition raised worldwide interest, attracting 270 submissions, of which 106 were in multi-channel formats. Selecting from as many as 270 pieces proved a challenging but rewarding task, and inevitably many good pieces could not make it into the final five. The selection process was anonymised: our judgements were based solely on our responses to the music. We did not know who the composers are, nor did we have access to titles or programme notes. Please find the selected pieces below.
1st Prize: Nikos Stavropoulos (Greece) for his work Topophilia
2nd Prize: Oliver Carman (United Kingdom) for his work Electric Strings
3rd Prize: Marie-Hélène Breault and Martin Bédard (Canada) for their work Replica
Honorable mentions to
Daniel Blinkhorn (Australia) for his work Cradle Caldera
François Buffet (France) for his work Anabasis
Denis Smalley (Chair)
Jury members: Ambrose Field, Panayiotis Kokoras, Elainie Lillios, Germán Toro-Pérez