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Minas Ι. Αlexiadis

Associate Professor



Office 916, 9th floor, School of Philosophy
Phone: 210-7277549
Email: minasialex[at]theatre.uoa[dot]gr



Musicologist  and composer. Born in 1960 in Athens, has studied piano with Marika Papaioannou and George Platon, theory and composition with Yannis Ioannidis. Has gained a Diploma in composition under Guenther Becker at the Robert Schumann University, Duesseldorf, Germany. Is a Law School graduate  and  has earned a PhD in musicology from the University of Athens.

 Many of his works have won prizes and have been performed and broadcast worldwide. Many have been recorded and released in  22 LPs and CDs in Greece, Italy, Germany, England and Japan. Operas of his have been performed in Frankfurt and Athens, such as “Viva la Vida- Frida Kahlo” and “The Abduction of the United Europa” based on his own libretto. Other works involve symphonic, chamber and electronic music, music for the ballet, film and theatre.

Member of the Board and Vice president of the Greek Composers’ Union from 1989-2013 and member of the Board as well as Secretary General of the Greek National Opera from 2002-2006. Has participated in many international musicological and theatrological congresses. Most of his writings have been published like his analytical study on Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat, Orpheus’s Magic Flute: Ten studies on opera and musical theatre, etc. Has taught at the Music Departments of both the Aristotle University and the Macedonia University in Thessaloniki from 2000-2004.

He is Assosiate Professor of Opera and Musical Theatre at the Department of Theatre Studies, University of Athens, Greece.