The Athens State Orchestra, photographed in 2018 by Nikos Krikelis

Musicians

DIRECTOR
Stefanos Tsialis

FIRST VIOLINS*
Dimitris Semsis
Nikos Mandilas
Giorgos Mandilas
Dimitris Agelidis
Dimitra Agelopoulou
Stella Georgiou
Nelly Ikonomidou
Anait Kanatzian
Laertis Kokolanis
Vaggelis Kosmas
Anilda Liakou
Faidon Miliadis
Emorfia Papadimitriou
Vasilis Soukas
Ardas Terzian
Mirella Triantafyllou
Rudina Tsatsa
Panagiotis Tziotis

SECOND VIOLINS*
Apollon Grammatikopoulos
Triantafyllos Loukas
Nikolaos Haliassas
Marina Haralambides
Kostas Karageorgopoulos
Christoforos Karathanasis
Eleftherios Katsiferis
Nikos Kiakos
Ludmila Limorova
Alexandros Papanikolaou
Margarita Plesti
Sergios Sgaras
Konstantinos Vlavianos
Petros Vlassis
Maria Zambeli

VIOLAS*
Paris Anastasiadis
Enkela Kokolani
Alkistis Anastasiadou

Tania Charitopoulou
Manos Gouvelis
Konstantinos Karaboulat

Iris Louka
Gerta Sinai
Michail Smirnov
Antilochos Tranos
Irena Tsamadioti
Marios Tzoumanis **

VIOLONCELLOS*
Dimitris Gouzios
Asterios Pouftis
Marina Kislitsina
Nikos Kotzias
Hristina Koutrou
Dimitris Magriotis
Vania Papadimitriou
Ivi Papathanasiou
Isidoros Sideris
Olga Stratigopoulou
Dimitris Travlos

DOUBLE BASSES*
Takis Kapogiannis
Angelos Repapis
Charalabos Arkatinis
Evgenios Bratouska
Georgios Karageorgos
Viatseslav Martinkevits
Seraina Seidou
Nikos Tsoukalas

FLUTES
Chrysi Pilaftsi
Michalis Ramos
Vaggelis Stathoulopoulos
Frank-Georg Yarke

OBOES
Dimitris Vamvas
Giannis Ikonomou
Christina Pantelidou
Xenia Thomaidou

CLARINETS
Spyros Mourikis
Galinos Kiosoglou
Konstantinos Tzekos
Ilias Demirtzoglou

BASSOONS
Alexandros Ikonomou
Vasilis Liodakis
Odysseas Bassios
Efstathios Martzoukos

HORNS
Kostas Siskos
Christos Salvanos
Grigoris Asonitis
Ilias Barkas
Dimitris Fronimos
Giannis Gounaris
Spyros Kakos

TRUMPETS
Panagiotis Kesaris
Giannis Karabetsos
Panagiotis Balamos
Panagiotis Pavlopoulos
Fanis Vernikos

TROMBONES
Andreas Pylarinos
Kostas Avgerinos
Evaggelos Karabas
Andreas-Rolandos Theodorou

Panagiotis Zafiropoulos

TUBA
Georgios-Theodoros Rarakos

TYMPANI
Spyros Labouras

PERCUSSION
Athina Kapsetaki
Theodoros Milkov
Charalabos Taliadouros
Stella Triantafyllou

HARPS
Gogo Xagara
Ileana Crutserou

* The string sections' tutti players rotate through all the seating positions
** Orchestra inspector