Composer CHRISTINA ATHINODOROU (born in Cyprus, 1981) is increasingly rising into international prominence, with a catalogue of more than sixty compositions to date, written for instrumental, chamber, ensemble, vocal and orchestral forces. Regularly performed in Europe and beyond, her music has been described as “atmospheric, strangely fascinating”, “enchanting” and “substantial” by international press. Her compositions have been featured in the Biennale di Venezia, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence,Grafenegg Festival, MITO Settembre, ISCM World New Music Days, Music Biennale Zagreb, Salle Pleyel, Konzerhaus Berlin etc. Her music has been broadcast on BR Klassik, CyBC, RAI3, Ö1 and France Musique. Performers of her music include the Tonkünstler Orchester Niederösterreich, Orchestre National d'Île-de-France, Athens State Orchestra, Sentieri Selvaggi, Ensemble Aleph, Ensemble BlauerReiter, Het Collectief etc.She has been commissioned by Radio France, Musik der Janderhuderte, Pharos Arts Foundation, Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture, Onassis Stegi etc. Athinodorou also appears as a conductor with orchestras and ensembles, presenting varied programmes that include both standard classical and contemporary music. She has worked with the Nederlands SymfonieOrkest, Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta to name a few. Christina studied composition and conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London,with Julian Philips and Alan Hazeldine. Later she studied composition privately with Philippe Leroux in Paris. A freelance artist, she divides her time between Cyprus, the UK and France.