The Athens State Orchestra, photographed in 2018 by Nikos Krikelis

Musicians

DIRECTOR
Lukas Karytinos

FIRST VIOLINS*

Dimitris Semsis
(concert master)

Faidon Miliadis
(concert master)

Nikos Mandilas
Giorgos Mandilas
Dimitris Agelidis
Dimitra Agelopoulou
Juleta Avetyan
Stella Georgiou
Nelly Ikonomidou
Anait Kanatzian
Olga Kim
Vaggelis Kosmas
Anilda Liakou
Emorfia Papadimitriou
Alexandros Gavriilidis-Petrin
Vasilis Soukas
Mirella Triantafyllou
Rudina Tsatsa
Panagiotis Tziotis

SECOND VIOLINS*
Apollon Grammatikopoulos
Triantafyllos Loukas
Nikolaos Haliassas
Laertis Kokolanis
Marina Haralambides
Kostas Karageorgopoulos
Christoforos Karathanasis
Eleftherios Katsiferis
Nikos Kiakos
Alexandros Papanikolaou
Margarita Plesti
Elena Tavantzi
Dimitra Triantafyllou
Konstantinos Vlavianos
Petros Vlassis
Maria Zambeli

VIOLAS*
Paris Anastasiadis
Ilias-Ion Livieratos
Enkela Kokolani
Tania Charitopoulou
Alkistis Anastasiadou

Lilia Giousoupova
Manos Gouvelis
Konstantinos Karaboulat

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

VIOLONCELLOS*
Dimitris Gouzios
Asterios Pouftis
Angelos Liakakis
Nikos Kotzias
Hristina Koutrou
Dimitris Magriotis
Vania Papadimitriou
Ivi Papathanasiou
Ilias Sakalak
Isidoros Sideris
Olga Stratigopoulou
Dimitris Travlos

DOUBLE BASSES*
Takis Kapogiannis
Nikos Tsoukalas
Angelos Repapis
Haris Pazaroulas
Charalabos Arkatinis
Ioannis Babaloukas
Evgenios Bratouska
Viatseslav Martinkevits
Seraina Seidou

FLUTES
Chrysi Pilaftsi
Michalis Ramos
Evangelos Stathoulopoulos
Frank-Georg Yarke

OBOES
Dimitris Vamvas
Giannis Ikonomou
Christina Pantelidou
Stella Nikolaidi
Xenia Thomaidou

CLARINETS
Spyros Mourikis
Galinos Kiosoglou
Konstantinos Tzekos
Merkourios Karalis

BASSOONS
Alexandros Ikonomou
Vasilis Liodakis
Efstathios Martzoukos
Ioannis Evangelatos
Odysseas Bassios

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

TRUMPETS
Panagiotis Kesaris
Ioannis Karampetsos
Panagiotis Balamos
Fanis Vernikos

TROMBONES
Andreas Pylarinos
Kostas Avgerinos
Evaggelos Karabas
Andreas-Rolandos Theodorou

Panagiotis Zafiropoulos

TUBA
Georgios-Theodoros Rarakos

TYMPANI
Spyros Labouras

PERCUSSION
Andreas Farmakis
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