Sofia Avramidou

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She was born in Thessaloniki (Greece) in 1988.
She graduated from the composition department of Aristotle University (lBachelor and master degree, 2009-2014) and the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome (postgraduate degree, 2014-2016), having received the highest distinction in Professor Ivan Fedele's class as well as an excellence scholarship from the Alexandros Onassis Foundation. More recently, she followed the “Cursus de composition et informatique musical” at IRCAM, as a composer in residence at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris, from which she graduated in 2020.
She has been awarded numerous prizes including the Goffredo Petrassi Prize from the Quirinal Palace in Rome, the 1st prize of the IXth International Composition Competition "Francisco Escudero" Accordion (2016) in Spain and the 1st prize of the 6th Composition Competition "Dimitris Dragatakis" (2014), from the Union of Greek Composers. She also collaborated with the director Evangelia Kranioti, for the film "Obscuro Barroco" which received the Teddy Award of the Berlin International Film Festival (2018). She was selected by the Venice Biennale to compose a chamber opera performed at the Teatro Piccolo Arsenale (2018).
She has participated in numerous composition masterclasses and courses with Beat Furrer, Philipe Manoury, Georges Aperghis, Francesco Filidei, Jean-Luc Hervé, Yan Maresz, Franck Bedrossian, Mauro Lanza, Dmitri Kurljandski among others.
She has received commissions and proposals for collaboration from various renowned ensembles such as the Ensemble Musikfabrik, the Ensemble Intercontemporain, the Ensemble Multilatérale, Eva Reiter (Ictus Ensemble), Séverine Ballon, the Ex Novo Ensemble, the Oktopus Ensemble ...
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Instrumental Music


Metallages for 9 instruments (2020)
Keep digging the hare hole for cello and electronics (2020)
Rodi, rodi! Morsicchia! La casina chi rosicchia? Chamber Opera (2018)
La lègende ''St Martin'' for solo cello (2017)
An absurd reasoning For violin cello and piano (2017)
Don't even think about knocking for string quintet (2016)
Chronofonia for 12 instruments (2016)
VoCx for bayan and clarinet (2015)
Odes-a story of a crime for solo harp (2015)
REM for 12 instruments (2015)
Scène Sixième for solo flute (2014)
Quartet I For string quartet (2012)
Alternanze for solo vibraphone (2012)
Apprivoisant les vagues A Lars von Trier (2011)
Alternanze for solo vibraphone (2012)
An absurd reasoning For violin cello and piano (2017)
Apprivoisant les vagues A Lars von Trier (2011)
Chronofonia for 12 instruments (2016)
Don't even think about knocking for string quintet (2016)
Keep digging the hare hole for cello and electronics (2020)
La lègende ''St Martin'' for solo cello (2017)
Metallages for 9 instruments (2020)
Odes-a story of a crime for solo harp (2015)
Quartet I For string quartet (2012)
REM for 12 instruments (2015)
Rodi, rodi! Morsicchia! La casina chi rosicchia? Chamber Opera (2018)
Scène Sixième for solo flute (2014)
VoCx for bayan and clarinet (2015)