About

Spyros Syrmos, Composer, has had works presented in Greece and in the UK by several ensembles and orchestras. His work include orchestral and chamber music, opera, film music, ballet, sound art installations and traditional music arrangements from south Italy.

Spyros was born in Athens.

He studied guitar with Kostas Grigoreas at the National Conservatory of Athens and with John Mills and Eleftheria Kotzia at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he gained the PGdip in performance.

He also had Lute lessons with Nikos Panagiotidis in Athens and Mathew Nisbet in Wales as a second study.

He continued studies in composition with Ioannis Metallinos in Athens and Peter Reynolds at the contemporary music departement of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, where he gained the PGdip in Composition.

He is a Collective Management Organization (CMO) member

Spyros Syrmos IMDbPro Page

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Operatic Novices make their mark

George Hall

The Guardian

OPERA – “The Blank Canvas”

 

“He won the “Flourish Opera competition 2013”.

The “Off West End Award” winning 90min opera “The Blank Canvas” with a libretto by Fay Wrixon is his debut Opera.

Premiered at the King’s Head Theatre in London in 31st August 2014.

Produced by OperaUpClose  and directed by Lucy Bradley.

Read a 4 star review by “The Guardian”

 

FILM MUSIC – “Bright”

In 2021 he completed the score for the film “Bright” directed by Samuel R. Gibson and produced by Electradome Pictures in the US.

London Shorts Film Festival Nominee “Best Short Drama

Bright will release November, 11th 2021 exclusively at Louisville’s International Festival of Film

For more info visit : Bright IMDb   IMDbPro  Samuel R. Gibson  IMDb   IMDbPro  Spyros Syrmos  IMDb  IMDbPro  

       

 

“Evocative and unsettling” The Guardian

ARRANGEMENTS

TRADITIONAL MUSIC FROM SOUTH ITALY

“ANTIDOTUM TARANTULAE”

After many years of studying the music of South Italy, under the motivation and supervision of his close friend Vangelis Haramis (Sociologist/musician/Universtita di Salerno) he has arranged a large number of traditional songs and music, giving them a “nowadays” perspective as well as he has composed several pieces inspired by this music. The group ANTIDOTUM TARANTULAE of which Spyros was a principal member, had performed often at festivals and music theaters in Greece.

 

Spyros Syrmos: Opera, the meeting point of all the arts

Read Full Interview by Mia Kollia

impactalk.gr / Stories Talk

Read Full Review ” operatic novices make their mark “

**** Review by George Hall

The Guardian

Σπύρος Σύρμος, ο Ελληνας που έγραψε νέα όπερα για το Λονδίνο

Συνέντευξη στη Βασιλική Χρυσοστομίδου

Βασιλική Χρυσοστομίδου

Καθημερινή

Media

Collective Management Organization (CMO)

     

  


 

YOU TUBE VIDEOS – AUDIO LINKS

CHAMBER OPERA

VOICE and PIANO

Schedule

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“Every so often you uncover a gem like this
which may actually play a part in securing opera’ s future”

Fringe opera

RECORDINGS

The Bright official soundtrack is now available on streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, CDbaby, and more!

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ALBUM RELEASES

SINGLE RELEASES

RECORD LABEL

Feel free to get in touch. Let us know your project.
Me and my partners will be happy to provide you with detailed information about TARDIS records services.

TARDIS records – Label
24 Psychary st.
PC 11141
Athens – Greece
Tel. +302102017993 / Mob. +306958614374

List of Works
Solo
3 Inventions (for piano solo)
Chamber music
A Brawny Tree (for reed quintet)
Fast Forward (for string quartet)
Habanera (for clarinet quartet)
Habanera (for piano trio)
Tres La Lune… (for piano, violoncello and flute)
The Adventure of an Exhibit (for double bass, bassoon and violoncello)
K.P.I.S.N. (for two violins and violoncello)
Milonga para un Amante Uruguayo (for piano and flute)
Mid Winter’s Summerdream (for violonello and piano)
Honoris Causa (for violoncello and piano)
Persistent Galiard (for violoncello and harpsichord)
Soneto de separacao (for voice and piano) Poetry by Vinicius de Moraes
Βάο, Γάο, Δάο (for voice and piano) Poetry by Napoleon Lapathiotis
Trilce (for voice and guitar) Poetry by Cesar Vallejo
Chamber orchestra
Night Flight – In the Time Zone
Large orchestra
The Road from Colonus
Opera
The Blank Canvas (libretto by Fay Wrixon)
Film music
Bright (directed by Samuel R. Gibson)
Ballet
Ballet Camouflage (for violoncello solo and electronics)
Sound Art
Waving Trees (electroacoustic)
Beyond Everything (electroacoustic)
Literature Podcast
3 Διηγήματα (3 short stories, text by Vania Syrmou)
Arrangements
Antidotum Tarantulae – Sed Nove (traditional music from south Italy)

Contact

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