WORKS

Nikos has composed a number of works for symphony orchestra and smaller ensembles which have been performed in Greece and several European cities. Amongst other places, his music has been played at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and Megaron-The Athens Concert Hall by the Orchestra of Colours, the Italian “Divertimento Ensemble”, the National Symphony Orchestra, the ERT Contemporary Music Orchestra and the Camerata.

Nikos has also written music for many theatrical plays and Greek and European films for the big screen and has been awarded several prizes in both Greek and international festivals. His music for films has been performed major orchestral ensembles such as the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, the Czech Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of ERT, etc.

1980

Two songs for piano and baritone, poetry by Manolis Anagnostakis – 1988

“Lysistrata” for quintet (2 Fl, Ob, Vc, Git) – 1989

1990

“Antiromantic pursuit” for piano – 1990

“Fire in the Woods house” for 4 horns – 1990

Horizons under the moon’s shadows” for chamber orchestra (2 Fl, Ob, Cl, Cor, Tbt, Tbn, Hp, Pno, 2 Perc, 2 Git, 2 Vln, Va, Vc, Cb) – 1991

“Flight into the Night”.  Movie score for chamber orchestra (Fl, Cl, Cor, Hp, Pno, Perc, 2 Vln, Va, Vc, Cb) – 1991. The movie score received the first distinction in the Trossingen movie festival in 1991.

“Terror Clinic”. Movie score – 1992

“Anti-drugs Campaign”. TV music background for symphony orchestra – 1992

“Lucifer’s genesis” for chamber orchestra (Fl, Ob, Cl, Fg, Cor, Tbt, Tbn, Hp, Pno, 2 Perc, 2 Vln, Va, Vc, Cb) – 1993

“From the Realm of Shadows”.  Movie score for symphony orchestra – 1993

“The Doll house”. Movie score – 1993

Social decay”. Movie score for chamber ensemble (Cl, Pno, Git, Vc, Cb) – 1993

Dangerous games”. Movie score for symphony orchestra – 1994

“Two suites from the cinema”. For symphony orchestra – 1994

“Only over my dead body”. Movie score for symphony orchestra – 1995

“Acropol”. Movie score for chamber ensemble (Pno, Git, Vc, Cb) – 1995

“Cabaret”. Two songs for piano and soprano, poetry by Charles Bukowski – 1996

“Ghost hour”. Movie score – 1996.

“Fall’s mysticism”. For Symphony orchestra – 1997

“Der Vulkanteufel” (O διάβολος του ηφαιστείου). Κινηματογραφική συνθετική μουσική – 1998

The Volcano damon”. Movie score – 1998

“The twilight of the Gods”. Movie score – 1998

Romantic Fighter”. Movie score – 1998

“Daphne and Chloe”. Cinema Music Composition for a pair of pianos– 1999

2000

“September”. For symphony orchestra – 2000

“Invitation to death”. Movie score – 2001

“Images in grey minor”.  For piano – 2002

“Buzz”. Movie score – 2004

“Where does your mind drift”. Theatrical music composition for small chamber ensemble – 2006

“Cryptolights”. For symphony orchestra – 2005

“Chariton’s Choir”. Movie scre for symphony orchestra and choirs – 2005. The movie received the best fiction movie award in Thessaloniki International Film Festival in 2005. Directed by Grigoris Karantinakis.

“Crime scene – Eternal evil”. Movie score – 2005

“The Crossing”. Movie score for small chamber ensemble – 2006

“Earth and Sky”. Background composition for Mega Channel homonymous  series – 2006

“The journey”. Movie score for small chamber ensemble – 2006

“The flying woman”. Theatrical Music Composition for small chamber ensemble – 2007

“Crime Scene – murder cover up”. Movie score – 2008

“Medea”. Movie score for piano – 2008

2010

“Room everywhere”. Theatrical music composition for small chamber ensemble – 2010

“Labor Diaries”. Background composition for the TV homonymous series – 2010

“Smyrna – the destruction of a cosmopolitan city”.  Movie score for small chamber ensemble – 2011

“The Man with the full tank of gas”. Movie score – 2011

“Persecution and population exchange (Turkey – Greece: 1922-1924)”. Movie score for small chamber ensemble – 2012

The Beginning“. Movie score – 2013

“Volunteers”. Movie score – 2013

“Big Business”. Background composition for TV homonymous series – 2014

“Shield and Symposium”. Theatrical Music Composition for small chamber ensemble – 2016

“Colorful women”. Background composition for Vasilis Ziogas’ homonymous theatrical play. Directed by Grigoris Karantinakis – 2019

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