Kostas Rekleitis



Kostas Rekleitis (b. 1975) began his formal training at the National Conservatory of Greece. He subsequently earned a Bachelor’s of Music at the University of Edinburgh, a Masters of Music at the Royal Holloway University of London, and a PhD a the Edinburgh University. He has studied composition with Nigel Osborne, Peter Nelson, Brian Lock and Philip Cashian.

His music has been performed throughout the world by numerous ensembles and orchestras, including BBC3 Radio, in the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Austria, Mexico, and the United States.

Kostas's main output includes a cantata based on C. P. Cavafy poetry (a part of it has been performed in a series of concerts in Universities in US including Yale, Brown, Columbia, and Harvard), also cycles of songs on Italian and Japanese text, symphonies, one piano concerto. His award winning work Aerialistic Piano Trio, was premiered by the Zagreb Trio in Vienna and compositionally represented Greece at the MINSTREL cultural event in 2012.

Works has been performed by a diverse group of artists, that include the Edinburgh Quartet, Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra, British mezzo-soprano Lore Lixenberg, numerous members of the Greek National Orchestra, American soprano Stella Markou, Greek tenor Yannis Filias, and Italian pianist Angelo Aliberti, to name a few.

Kostas Rekleitis