Thanasis Deligiannis

From concert music to sound design. Composing with any medium and material that can be of interest to me. Founder of the interdisciplinary team I/O.

Thanasis Deligiannis was born in Larisa, Greece, in 1983 and grew up in a family of traditional musicians. Since 2007 he lives in Amsterdam, where he completed his studies in composition and music theatre. During the years 2017-2019 he was artist in residence at Gaudeamus under the programme Nieuwe Makers by the Performing Arts Fund NL. In 2018 he was assistant to Heiner Goebbels at Manchester International Festival, and he got selected as a maker at Silbersee’s atelier Spr!tzl in Amsterdam. In 2017-2018 he worked at the Tanztheater Wuppertal – Pina Bausch Company as a member of Dimitris Papaioannou’s creative team. For the years 2016 and 2017 he was the artistic coordinator of the music theatre research platform RE-FUSE, an initiative of the Greek National Opera in collaboration with Gaudeamus. Since 2018 Thanasis is teaching at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and occasionally gives workshops to other educational institutions in the Netherlands and the rest of Europe. He has worked as assistant artistic director for the Nieuw Ensemble from 2011 till 2014 and artistic coordinator of the intercultural music platform Atlas Lab from 2011 till 2016. In 2013 he co-founded the Amsterdam-based company I/O together with a team of artists of various backgrounds, focused on the creation of interdisciplinary performances. He has been collaborating as a composer, stage director and performer with music ensembles and theatre companies in Europe, Asia and North America.

Bron: (augustus 2022)