Review of Theory and Praxis of Music

George Vlastos

He was born in Athens in 1974. He studied piano at the Conservatory of Athens and musicology at the Faculty of Music Studies of the University of Athens, and graduated from both in 1997. Subsequently, in 1998 he received a Master’s Degree in Musicology from the University of Sorbonne (Paris IV). In 2005 he received his doctorate from the University of Athens; his doctoral thesis is entitled: The Reception of Greek Antiquity in Early-20th-century French Music: 1900-1918. He is editor in chief of the Greek musicological journal Polyphonia ( and he is a member of the RIPM Greek team (Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale / Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, 1800-1950). He collaborates regularly with the editorial department of Megaron (the Athens Concert Hall) and has participated in several international musicological congresses in Greece and abroad. He has published articles on Greek music during the dictatorship (1967-1974), on Reynaldo Hahn’s Mozart and on the reception of Greek antiquity in nineteenth and twentieth-century French music.