Christos Sakellaridis


Christos Sakellaridis is a pianist and sound artist/composer.A graduate of the F.Liszt academy in Budapest, from very early he specialized in contemporary music and received further coaching by members of the Ensemble Modern. He has performed all over Europe in concert halls and festivals as a member of the Pincetic/Sakellaridis piano duo and the Ergon Contemporary music ensemble. His interest in new sounds and technology led him to create music for the last 7 years using mainly instrumental recordings and sonic manipulation aiming to achieve a balance between natural sounds and technology.His commissions include music for the Greek National Ballet Company as well as silent film soundtracks and collaborations with video artists.He has released a tape for Bastakyia records in collaboration with electronic sound artist C.Skourlis under the name of Ekkert. This is his first solo release as a composer.


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