The Thessaloniki-based ensemble dissonArt was founded in 2005 with the intention to disseminate the stylistic diversity of new music in Greece as well as internationally. The ensemble has closely collaborated with composers such as Georges Aperghis, Beat Furrer, Manos Tsangaris, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Christian Wolff a.o. dissonArt ensemble is performing frequently in Greece and abroad in prominent festivals such as the Salzburg Biennale, Darmstadt International Summer Course, Kunstfestspiele Herreunhausen, KLANG Copenhagen Avantgarde Music Festival, Festival Mixtur, Forum Wallis, Klangspuren, Festival4020., Athens Epidaurus Festival a.o. It has recorded contemporary repertoire for ORF, WDR, Naxos and DISSONANCE RECORDS. Since 2013 dissonArt ensemble's touring is supported by the Onassis Cultural Centre.