Greek composer, born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1959. Since 2002 director of the Third program, the Greek Cultural National Radio Program.
At 1993 he attended the composition class at Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Tanglewood Music Center with composers Henri Dutilleux (composer in residence), John Williams, George Perle, Oliver Knussen and Steve Reich (among others) as teachers. He has been assistant composer to “Never on Sunday’s” Oscar winner composer Manos Hadzidakis 1978-1980.
Main instrument: Classical guitar (prof. Evangelos Asimakopoulos) National Concervatoire. Additional instrument studies: piano and violin. Studies of Composition and counterpoint having V. Patrikides and John Ionnides as professors.
Both chamber and symhonic work of D. Papadimitriou has been repeatedly performed and recorded.
He has composed more than 16 featured film scores (11 times awarded for these soundtracks) and 20 theatrical scores including Greek National Theatre ancient drama representations in most ancient theatres.