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Dimitrios Andrikopoulos


Dimitrios Andrikopoulos

Assistant Professor

Dimitris Andrikopoulos was born in 1971 in Larissa, Greece. He completed his music studies in Greece in Athens. He continued his musical studies as a violist in the Netherlands at Utrecht Conservatorium and later in Maastricht Conservatorium where he obtained the Soloist Diploma and further continued his postgraduate studies specializing in chamber music of the 20th century. Alongside his studies in viola, he began his studies in Composition at the Academy of Music and Dance in Rotterdam with Claas de Vries and postgraduate with Rene Uijlenhoet, winning the Composition Prize of the Academy. He collaborated with various ensembles and orchestras such as the Athens State Orchestra, Athens Municipal Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lorraine, Nederlands Ballet Orkest, Theater Group Walpurgis, Dance Studio Arabesque, Ensemble Emanon, Mondriaan Quartet, Duo Pallas & Pallas, Drumming Percussion Group, Jazz Orchestra of Matosinhos, Asko Ensemble, ArtéFacts Ensemble and performers such as Lorenda Ramou, Sergio Carolino, Miquel Bernat, Margriet van Reisen, Nuno Aroso, Fernando Ramos, Lefki Karpodini, Peter Rundel, Jaques Mercier among others. He was awarded the NOG Young Composers Award in 2002, for his work “Antiparathesis” for Violin and Orchestra, the COMPASS Award (Centre for Composition and Associated Studies) of the University of Birmingham in 2010, for his Metamorphoses I for Ensemble, and the ITEA / Harvey Phillips Award for Excellence in Composition in 2012, for his work “Anathema I” for contrabass Tuba and Bayan. In 2013 Dimitris was awarded the PhD in Music Composition by the University of Birmingham where he studied with Vick Hoyland. His works have been performed in Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, France, England, Norway, Germany, United States among others. Since September 2004 Dimitris is lecturing Composition at the Superior School of Music, Arts and Performance of Porto Polytechnic in Portugal.


Andrikopoulos, D. & Dias, R. (2017). International Chamber Music Conference. Chamber Music in the XXI Century Problematic and challenges, 53-61 ISBN :978-972-8688-86-8. Editora: Politema.

Pereira B., Andrikopoulos B., Tomé-Marques H. (2015). “Quartas Paredes. Performance para presença, voz, fixed media e manipulação de som e imagem em tempo-real”. Departamento de Artes da Imagem. Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espetáculo. Instituto Politécnico do Porto . Cadernos IRI • 1 • 2015 Porto, Portugal.

Andrikopoulos, D. (2013). “A Portfolio of Compositions” . PhD Thesis. University of Birmingham.

Andrikopoulos, D. (2011). “PWGL. An Introduction to the program and some practical applications”. Proceedings of the International Conference Musica Nova VIII. Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts. Brno, Republica Checa.

Andrikopoulos, D. (2009). “Des Knaben Wunderhorn”. Transcription of 14 Mahler’s Songs for Orchestra and Voice, for Voice and Ensemble (Low Voice version). Amsterdam. Donemus.

Research Group:

Contemporary Music