C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Tsilogiannis, Adrien 

Adrien Tsilogiannis



Born in 1982 in Brussels, Adrien Tsilogiannis is a composer and a cellist. He teaches cello at
the Academy of Etterbeek (since 2006), teaches musical training at the Music Academy of
Schaerbeek (from 2007 to 2017). Since 2017, he is teaching assistant of Analysis-Harmony at
the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Adrien studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels,
where he successively obtained a first prize certificate in music theory (2001 with André
Colson), a higher degree in specialized music theory (2002, with Michel Lysight), a first prize
certificate in chamber music (2003 with André Siwy), a first prize certificate in cello (2003,
with Marie Hallynck) and a master’s degree in cello with distinction (2006, with Marie
Hallynck). He obtained a teacher accreditation for cello in 2008 and a pedagogical master’s
degree in musical training in 2010. In 2010, besides his occupation as an instrumentalist and
teacher, Adrien Tsilogiannis also obtained a master’s degree in composition and orchestration
with Daniel Capelletti. And in 2014, he obtained a complementary master's degree in
composition with the Belgian composer Peter Swinnen.
He had the opportunity to collaborate with, and have his works premiered by various
ensembles : the Brussels Philharmonic, the Oxalys Ensemble, the Brussels Philharmonic
Orchestra – BPhO, the Sturm und Klang Ensemble, the Musiques Nouvelles ensemble, the
Odysseia Ensemble, the Quartetto Prometeo, I Solisti del Vento, the Trio Kelitrei, the In &
Out ensemble, the Quatuor Hinémoa, the Quatuor Amôn.
He has received several distinctions for his works : Sabam award for Brumalia (2012), the
Emile Agniez-Prize for Ophélie (2013), Composition Prize of MusMA (Festivals of Walloon
Brabant) for Attrait de la Mer et des Racines (2014), Prize of the Royal Academy of Belgium
for Irruptions, éruptions, interruptions (2014), Second Prize at the « Egidio Carella – Val
Tidone » Composition Competition for Imperscrutable Appel (2014), Prize at the
International Composition Competition of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos
de Valencia for Apoptosis (2011, rev. 2015), honourable mention at the International
Composition Competition « De Bach au Jazz » for Sinueuses d'enluminure (2015), Second
Prize at the First International Composition Competition « Music and Nature » of Sassello for
Impression (2016), the Irène Fuerison-Prize of the Royal Academy of Belgium for Jarres
ointes de songe (2016), the Marcel Hastir-Prize of the Royal Academy of Belgium for Retable
à Louise Bourgeois (2016).
Adrien Tsilogiannis reached the finals of the Young Composers' Forum TACTUS in 2011,
during which his work Yoctodôme (2010) was performed by the Brussels Philharmonic led by
Michel Tabachnik in Flagey's well-known Studio 4. Moreover, he had the chance to take part
in master classes and receive a complete musical 'coaching' by renowned composers such as
Michel Tabachnik, Julian Anderson, Jean-Paul Dessy, Claude Ledoux, Bruno Mantovani,
Augusta Read Thomas, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Luc Van Hove and Peter Swinnen. He is laureate
2012 of the SPES Foundation giving him the opportunity to attend international courses for
composition : ARAM (Poitou, France) in 2012 with Peter Swinnen and Dr. Richard Whalley,
SYNTHETIS (Radziejowice, Poland) in 2014 with Zygmunt Krauze, Paul Patterson,
Alessandro Solbiati, Chen Yi and Pawel Hendrich, and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana
(Siena, Italy) in 2014 with Salvatore Sciarrino.




Works in ISCM catalogue



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