“...Music is my way of self expression...and so, what I always wanted to express and achieve since when I first started my journey, is a better world...”
What i do
From Rock to Classical Music....and back !
My name is Iordanis, I am a music composer from Hellas. For me music has no limits in genres or languages. Currently I have focused on the composition and production of film - instrumental music and there are many releases to come after my recent first piano album called "As The Leaves Fall".
My journey starts in 2006 when I started discovering music (at the age of 15) and forming my first rock bands - I have been playing this style since the very beginning and still (The Fallen Ones) but later expanded in more interesting music mixtures and genres. I joined bands as a guitar player and bass player where I became familliar with both solo and rythm section and practiced a lot on both instruments. We gigged all around Greece playing in the most famous venues, theaters and festivals meeting many great people and playing with very talented musicians.
Solo Music Career:
Later on, around 2012 (aged 21 and after my one year military service), I started my own personal career as a solo singer/songwriter releasing my first studio album with greek lyrics (title: Χειμώνας - Winter). The album includes songs like "Θα σε Ξαναδώ - I will see you again" and "Balarina" that have found a great positive response from the music listeners and critics.
In 2016, in my second solo album, I had the great honour to collaborate with the biggest greek rock singer and a huge and important idol for me, Vasilis Papakonstantinou. I composed a song for him (song: "They Betrayed Us - Μας Προδώσαν") included in that album (album title: Ψάχνω στο φως - Searching in the Light) which found a lot of success to people's hearts. There were more songs though that found a great response from the music lovers, such as the ballad sung by me and one of the most important contemporary Greek female singers Rita Antonopoulou (Song: "The word changed soon - Ο κόσμος άλλαξε νωρίς").
Every album was followed by numerous live shows and small gigs and there are many to come.
At the moment I am based in Dublin / Ireland and working on many projects such as instrumental Film score music and new Greek Albums that are already in demo version.
My Latest Full album release is called "As The Leaves Fall" released in August 2019 by M.O.Re.
There are more side projects such as the Seamus O Kelly´s poetry (Irish important poet) being turned into songs by me and soon to be recorded. The official performance took place in Dublin's Mansion House in 2018 in the presence of Lord Mayor.
To conclude and introduce myself...My name in Greek is Ιορδάνης Σιδηρόπουλος...but for our international friends who find it a little bit complicated, let's make it easier as just...iordAnis.
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iordAnis in Ireland
Since moving to Dublin in 2018 iordAnis has performed his music compositions and songs on guitar and piano for the Hellenic community of Dublin on several occasions and in different venues such as the United Arts Club and the Grand Social on which occasion he collaborated with Irish artist Dónal Lunny.
Last year he got invited to collaborate on a musical and literature project as part of a series of events commemorating the Irish writer Seamus O' kelly centenary. These events were organised by a group of Seamus O' Kelly' s enthusiasts in several venues around Dublin encompassing readers, actors and story tellers. iordAnis composed and performed two tracks on the piano singing Seamus O' Kelly poems, "The Thatcher" and the "Fisherman" which were recently performed also at the Mansion House in Dublin in the presence of the Lord Mayor as part of a lunch time shared reading of Seamus O' Kelly' s short story.
iordAnis has recently composed a collection of 8 piano tracks for the duration of 26 minutes. This contemporary classic music album called "As The leaves fall" is a hymn to nature and its urge to protect and nurture our natural environment. The album was released in Autumn 2019 to celebrate the season of the falling leaves.