Pavlos Triantaris was born in Karditsa in 1993. He is an M.Eng. Diploma holder from Aristotle University, and currently a PhD candidate at Imperial College London. He received instruction in piano performance and music theory at the Conservatoire of Almyros, where he acquired the Ptychion title with first-class honours. In 2012 he began exploring pipe organ literature on a self-taught basis in Thessalonica. Since then he has received lessons from Chris Paraskevopoulos (Athens), Jonathan Price (Bristol), and Dr. Eleni Keventsidou (London). Additionally, he has participated in organ masterclasses with Margaret Philips and Daniel Moult, as well as harpsichord masterclasses with Panagiotis Linakis, and has received counterpoint lessons from Dr. Lina Tonia. From 2013 to 2017 he served as organist at the Evangelical Church of Foinikas, and was member of the Aristotle University Symphony Orchestra. Concurrently, he collaborated as organist with the Municipal Symphony Orchestras of Thessaloniki (for productions including Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis”) and Kalamaria. In 2016 he collaborated with “Musica Sacra” choir at the German Church of Athens, for a concert which included, among other works, Vierne’s “Missa Solemnis”.
Later on, he served as Director of Music at St. Peter’s in Henleaze, and as organ scholar at the parishes of Chingford and Brentwood. Since 2019 he has been accompanying the choirs of Chingford Parish during visits to major British churches such as the cathedrals of Norwich and Durham. He has given recitals in numerous venues, including St. Mary Redcliffe and St. Bride’s Fleet Street. Beyond his activity as an organist, he has served as tenor in the Choir of Thessalonica under Mary Constantinidou, participating in productions such as Händel’s “Messiah”. In addition, since 2020 he has been occasionally involved in composition, where his output includes arrangements of and new tunes for hymns, Anglican psalms, and a Lied setting of a poem from J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings”.