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Name: Nickos Harizanos
Skills: Composer
Phone: 0030 9642 454420
Address: XINIADOS 17 AMBELOKIPI, ATHENS 115 22, Greece
Links: E-mail
Mr. Harizanos studied composition, counterpoint, fugue, harmony, and orchestration at the National Conservatory of Greece in Athens with Spiros Klapsis and Christos Lambrianidis from 1992-99. He then studied composition with John Casken and Geoffrey Poole at the University of Manchester in 2000-01, where he earned his MMus in composition. He has also attended seminars by Theodore Antoniou, Charles Camilleri, Christos Lambrianidis, and Eric Zoran and studied art history at the Archaeological Institute of Athens from 1994-96

Among his honors are performances in a concert organized by the Greek Embassy in Bucharest (2003, Trio) and at the International Youth Music Forum in Kyiv (2003, Iho). His music has also been heard at various places in Greece and the UK, as performed by the Marcel Spiney Contemporary Music Ensemble, pianist George Philadelpheus, the Psappha Ensemble, and violinist Leonidas Sakelaridis, as well as by numerous festival and university ensembles.

LIST OF WORKS ORCHESTRAL: Symphony No. 1, 1992-93; The Calling (symphonic poem), 1991-94; Largo for String Orchestra, 1997; Polyanthos, 12 strings, 2001; Concerto Spirituale, 2003 CHAMBER MUSIC: String Quartet No. 1, 1989; String Quartet No. 2, 1994; Caricatures, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, piano, 1997; Images, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 2000; Hesitations, violin, piano, 2001; Tribute to a Painter, flute, harp, vibraphone, CD, 2001; Nuances of Solitude, clarinet, piano, 2 percussion, 2001; Trimorphon, flute (+ piccolo), clarinet (+ bass clarinet), violin, cello, piano, percussion, 2001; Iho, flute, cello, vibraphone, 2001; Four Pieces, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2001-02; Songs of Dirges, string quartet, 2002-03; Trio, oboe, clarinet, cello, 2003 CHORAL: Requiem, mixed chorus, timpani, string orchestra, 1995; Four Pieces (texts from traditional sources), mixed chorus, 2002 VOCAL: Three Lullabies (texts by the composer, traditional sources), soprano, piano, 1998; Three Songs on Poems of George Seferis, baritone, violin, 2002



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