Chrysanthos Antoniou was born in Limassol (Cyprus). At an early age he started taking violin lessons and being in a family with a poet and sculptor father, since always his interests were communication, music and arts as the first language of expression. As from 2001 he studied violin at the Conservatoire de Musique de Montpellier (France) with Professor Armand Guiglion. Subsequently he continued his studies in musicology, psychology and performing arts administration at the Universities of Montpellier III, University Paris V - Institute of Psychology, Paris 8 and Evry Val Essonne. He is the founder and president of the association Arts Spontanés, co-founder and co-artistic director of the Festival European Polyphony-Rhodes.
He is highly experienced in performing arts and management by several collaborations with a range of hugely talented artists and creative businesses.
Current activities: artistic director, arts and cultural management, performer and music professor.
Crédit photo : Christophe Fillieule
My research activities
They are centered around contemporary music, the musical brain, emotion, creativity and psychology.