MICHALIS ANDRONIKOU | Aphrodite
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra performs a concert with work by Cypriot Composers.
Friday, 27 November 2020
Conductor: Petros Stylianou
In collaboration with the Center of Cypriot Composers
“Aphrodite” is a work inspired by the myths related to the birth of the ancient Goddess, in an attempt to reapproach the primordial essence of beauty.
Michalis Andronikou is a composer and musicologist currently residing in Calgary, AB. He holds a PhD in composition from the University of Calgary. He received his Bachelor’s and Integrated Master’s degrees in musicology from the Department of Music Studies, University of Athens, Greece. He has a Diploma in Classical Guitar, Clarinet and Music Theory from the Trinity College and the Royal Academy of Music, and a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Argyroupolis Municipal Conservatory. Michalis gained credentials in Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, and Music Composition (with Theodore Antoniou) from the Hellenic Conservatory. Moreover, he has studied Greek folk instruments such as lute, tampoura and bouzouki. Michalis has composed music for small and large ensembles, theatre plays, art exhibits, movies, songs. Seven CDs with his works have been released, since 2003, and his scores are published by the Canadian Palliser Music Publishing, the Bulgarian Balkanota, and the Italian Da Vinci Edition. Michalis is an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre, a member of the Canadian League of Composers, a member of the Greek Composers Union and a member of the Center of Cypriot Composers.