Paxos Festival

Dimitris Travlos

Dimitris Travlos was born in Berlin, Germany. He started learning the cello at the age of four (4) with Teacher Dana Chatzigeorgiou and received his diploma next to Professor Renato Ripo.

He continued his music studies at the music academy of Vienna next to Professors Josef Luitz and Johannes Meissl. He has attended many seminars and masterclasses held by Anatol Krastev, David Strange, Maria Kliegel, Maria Tchaikovska, Heinrich Schiff, Vincent Stadlmair, Kerstin Feltz, Mischa Kopelmann, Mischa Elmann and he has participated in chamber music seminars with Artis String Quartet and Trio Altenburg Quartet. He received a scholarship from the Ensemble Modern International Academy of Contemporary Music.

He is member of the Athens State Orchestra since 2003, founding member of ERGON ENSEMBLE and member of the Tetraktis String Quartet, with which he has performed in some of the major venues in Europe like Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Cite de la musique Paris, Leiszhalle Hamburg, Town and symphony hall Birmingham, Konserthus Stockholm, L’auditori Barcelona, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels, Musikverein Wien, Kölner Philharmonie and at the Carnegie Hall, New York.

He performed in a world premier at the Athens Megaron the work “Ethnic Matter’, a work for cello and music ensemble written by composer, Michalis Travlos, the cellist’s father.