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Ion Marmarinos

Ion Marmarinos

Ion Marmarinos (b.1975) is a Greek composer based in France. His music has been described as “one of the highlights of the show” [The Guardian], “instaure une dimension théåtrale" [ResMusica], “une musique toute en volutes, avec de belles atmosphères, toute de douceur” [Thierry Vagne].

Ion’s music has received numerous awards and distinctions such as the Matan Givol International Composition Competition (Israel), Bruno Maderna International Composition Competition (Ukraine), Kaleidoscope International Competition (USA), Ablaze Records’ New Choral Voices Series International Competition (USA), RMN Chamber Music Recordings international Competition for chamber music (UK) and the Lerapetra and Zografou National Competitions of original score for theatrical play (Greece).

His compositions have been performed internationally by the Lumina String Quartet, The Winds of The Americas, Lontano, EXAUDI, L’ Ensemble Alternance, L’ Ensemble Court – Circuit, Meraki Chamber Players, Vertixe Sonora, Phoenix Ensemble, Coro Volante and Ensemble Parallèle in France, England, Italy, Israel, Ukraine, America and Greece in venues such as la salle Cortot, salle Colonne, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Lviv Philharmonic Hall.

Ion began his musical studies at the age of 5 and at the age of 9 he started composing while studying piano and Hindemith theory at the Athenaeum conservatoire in Greece. He later continued his studies in America, England and France with Justin Dello Joio, Rob Keeley and Michel Merlet at New York University, King’s College London and at L’ École Normale De Musique De Paris.

Among others, he participated and attended master classes and workshops with composers John Adams, Gilbert Amy, Louis Andriessen, George Benjamin, John Corigliano, Kaija Saariaho, Judith Weir, and conductors Dominique Rouits and Mark Wigglesworth.

Since 2006 he has been teaching composition and theory in America and Europe.

Recordings of his music are distributed worldwide by Ablaze Records, Naxos Music Library and RMN Classical.

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