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Minas Ι. Αlexiadis

Professor

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

Professor. Musicologist and composer. Research and teaching fields: Opera, Musical Theatre, Stage music. Has gained a Diploma in composition under Guenther Becker at the Robert Schumann University, Düsseldorf- Germany, is a Law School graduate and has earned a PhD in musicology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Faculty of Music Studies). Many of his compositions have won prizes and have been performed and broadcast worldwide, have been recorded and released in 26 LPs and CDs in Greece, Italy, Germany, England and Japan. Operas of his have been performed in Frankfurt and Athens, other works involve symphonic, chamber and electronic music, music for the ballet, film and theatre. Compositions (scores) published by Panas Music, Hellenic Music Centre and TrevCo Music (USA).

Member of the Board and Vice president of the Greek Composers’ Union (1989-2013), member of the Board as well as Secretary General of the National Opera of Greece (2002-2006) and founding member of the Hellenic Musicological Society’sopera group. Has taught at the Music Departments of both the Aristotle University and the Macedonia University in Thessaloniki (2000-2004) and has participated in Greek and international musicological and theatrological congresses. Numerous essays and publications on opera / musical theatre history and theory.

Books

  • Histoire du Soldat: of Igor Stravinsky’s music (2003)Orpheus’s Magic Flute: Ten studies on opera and musical theatre (2010)Brecht- Weill: Three-Penny Opera and Mahagonny, musical-theatrical visions of a magic art (2017).