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Personal Profile

George Dousis was born in Athens-Greece. He has established himself as one of the most outstanding of contemporary composers in his country. His music is characterized by high technical perfection, sonorous richness and penetrating delineation of characters when it comes to stage music. His works include a Piano Concerto (2017), a Cello Concerto (2023), works for Symphonic Orchestra and works for small ensembles. Works for the stage include eight operas of all kinds, while the family opera The Magic Pillows (2020) and Hedda Gabler (2018) have been commissioned by the Greek National Opera.

His music has been performed by ensembles including the State Orchestra of Athens, ERT National Symphonic Orchestra and Athens Municipality Symphony Orchestra and smaller ensembles around the world (U.K., U.S.A., Luxembourg, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Mexico etc.).  As an orchestrator and arranger, he has also worked with many important orchestras such as Boston Pops-BSO and the Symphonic Orchestra of Cannes. He is a member of ISCM GR (International Society of Contemporary Music).

Recent projects include the opera Nizinski, The Prophecy of Fire (premiere tba), and a series of works for Orchestra based on Greek ancient myths.

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