National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Nikolaus Xanthoulis

Affiliation: Greek National Opera and Academy of Athens

Nikolaus Xanthoulis is Music Researcher with the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, and has  served with the Greek National Opera (as Principal Trumpet Player and Head of Education), and Greek Public Radio & Television (as Artistic Director of the Orchestras and Choir).  He holds his degrees from the Sofia Music Academy (Ph.D.), the Panteion University of Athens, and the Athens and Athenaeum Conservatories.  His fields of research are the music of ancient Greece, the ancient Greek trumpet (Salpinx) and lyre, and the performance of ancient Greek lyric songs; his current project is the revival of the ancient Greek lyre.  Dr. Xanthoulis was an AIA Kress Lecturer for 2012/2013, and is returning for a tour as Kress Alumni Lecturer for 2017/2018.

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