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Yiannis Plastiras 

composer / arranger / pianist

 

 

 

/ STUDIES

 

  •  Master 2 in Musicology, “Création musicale et sonore” (2012) / Université Paris 8 UFR Arts, dpt. Musique

  • “Diplome Superieur” of Film Music Composition (2007) (SACEM Prize) / Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris

  • “Diplome Superieur” of Orchestration for Symphonic Orchestra (2007) (Committee Prize) / La Schola Cantorum, Paris

  •  Diplomas of Piano (2004), Fugue (2003), Counterpoint (2001), Harmony (1999) / NCT, Thessaloniki

  •  Diploma of Theatrical Studies (3 years cycle) (2001) / Workshop “PARATHLASI”, Thessaloniki

 

 
/ SEMINARS – MASTER CLASSES - RESIDENCES

 

  • Participation in 2nd Greek Conducting Master Class (dir. M. Oikonomou) / 2014

  • Participation in Berlinale Talent Campus #11, Sound and Music Lab / 2013

  • Two 25-days residences at “La chartreuse de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon” for the musical creation of “Erotokritos” / 2012

  • 30-days residence in “La maison des Ogresses Blondes” for the musical creation for the musical “Le fils d’ogre” / 2010

  • Assistant to Nikos Kypourgos for the realization of the master class “The function of the music in the cinema and the theatre”, “Music Village” (Agios Lavrentios, Greece) / 2008

  • Participation in the master class “From scenarios to films”, organized by the UCMF (Angers, France) / 2005

  • 2 years of orchestra direction seminars (2003-2004) with Karolos Trikolidis (director of symphonic orchestra of Thessaloniki, Director of the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki), (Salonica, Greece) / 2003

  • Participation in the seminar “Spoken language and music”, workshop of theatrical studies “NEMESIS” (Salonica, Greece) / 2003

 

 

 
/ DISTINCTIONS, PRIZES, MENTIONS 

 

  • Special Prize in Berlin International Film Festival (K+14) for the short "Coach", 2015

  • Best Soundtrack prize in Padova international River Festival for the music of Conveyor, 2010

  • Best Soundtrack for the music of Conveyor in Greek Fantasy Films Festival, 2010

  • 1st SACEM Prize for the music on “The man with a movie camera”, ENMP 2007

  • 1st Prize in Nicosia International Film Festival for the music of Conveyor, 2009

  • 1st Prize by ARTE France for the short "Sous le signe du cancer", 2006

 

 

/ LANGUAGES

 

Greek (maternal), French, English (fluent), German (beginner)

 

 
/ ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

 

Composition of music for cinema/TV :
  • Là haut sur la montagne, by Thomas Gayrard (in prod.)

  • Grecs de Corse, by Christian Lajoumard (FR 3) / 2019

  • I dreamed of White Christmas, by Dimitris Giamloglou / 2018

  • L'Histoire racontée dans la pierre : Sur les murs d'Aigues Morts, by Thomas Gayrard / 2018

  • Toujours Debout, by Marina Julienne and Raphael Girardot / 2017 (FR 2)

  • Les Camisards, by Thomas Gayrard / 2016 (FR 3)

  • Je suis... le Proprio, by Eleni Apostolopoulou / 2015

  • Rêve, by Eleni Mitsanga / 2015

  • Coach, by Ben Adler / 2014 (Special Prize in Berlinale 2015)

  • El viaje de Ana, by Pamela Varela / 2014 (Official selection FID Marseille)

  • Les objets, by Christina Lekkaki / 2014

  • Circles, by Okeanos Dimopoulos / 2013

  • Deception, by Eleonor Grammaticas / 2012

  • La commission, by Léa Gatti / 2012

  • Nina, by Damien Dutrait and Antoine Villiers / 2011

  • Nervous Breakdog, by Gérard Grenier / 2011

  • Da Capo, by Ian Elfinn Rosiu / 2010

  • Conveyor, by Dimitris Giamloglou / 2009
    Best Soundtrack in International River Film Festival (IT),
    Best Soundtrack in Fantasy Film Festival (GR),
    Best Soundtrack in Nicosia International film festival (CY)

  • Seven Letters, by Nikos Tzermiadianos / 2008

  • Returning by Marina Tsartsara / 2007

  • Sous la signe du Cancer, by Maud Alpi / 2006

  • Start again, by Dimitris Giamloglou / 2005

 

 

 

Composition of music for theater (four musicals): 
 
  • Antigone, by Nelson Rafael Madel (in prod.)

  • Les animaux sont partout, by Benjamin Abitan / 2019

  • Au plus noir de la nuit, by Nelson Rafael Madel / 2018

  • Et Juliette, by Akis Dimou / 2017

  • Lacrimosa, by Thanassis Tridaridis / 2017

  • Le grand Trou, by Benjamin Abitan / 2017

  • Erzuli Dahomey, by Jean-René Lemoine / 2017 (1er Prix du Concours Théâtre 13, Paris)

  • The Ogre’s son, by Françoise Gatti (musical) (in production)

  • Erzuli Dahomey, by Jean-René Lemoine (in production)

  • Kavafy, by Dimitra Pandora / 2015

  • A perfect crime, by Victor L. Cahn / 2014

  • Denise Jardinère vous invite chez-elle, by Thibaut Bodin / 2014

  • Erotokritos, by Vincent Cornaros / 2012

  • Damonen, by Lars Noren / 2010

  • La cave de la rue Coco, by Virginia Diakakis / 2009

  • The Billy-Club Puppets, by F.G. Lorca / 2008

  • State of Siege, by Albert Camus / 2004 (musical)

  • The assassination of Marat, by Peter Weiss / 2003

  • Killer without pledge, by Eugene Ionesco / 2002 (musical)

  • Faust, by J.W. Goethe / 2001 (musical)

  • Atreides, by Aischylos / 2000

  • In Vitro, by In Vitro theatrical group / 2000

  • Hetaeras of Loukianos and Aspasia of Militos / 1999

  • Theatrical Improvisations / 1999

 

 

Composition of numerous orchestral pieces, including an opera, pieces for big band, and various other works

Collaboration and concerts as pianist and/or arranger in Europe with Greek and French artists

(G. Spanos, G.Chatzinasios, Th. Polykandriotis, N. Ziogalas, Dimitra Kontou, Tatiana Santini, Mo’Zaik Jazz Quartet, SGS Gospel Singers, etc)

 

 

/ CURRENT SITUATION
 
  • Collaborations with directors and composers in France and Greece

  • Artistic consultant of the research dpt. of SONY CSL Europe (2014 - 2017)

  • Artistic director of “Choeur de chansons grecques Harmonie”

  • Concerts as composer, director, pianist-arranger

© 2014 yiannis plastiras

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