Othon

Othon Mataragas is an unconventional songwriter, a nonconformist composer, an eccentric pianist and a self-made producer. Othon’s creative journey has been extremely varied since. In 2006, he began a long-term collaboration with singer/actor Ernesto Tomasini. The groundbreaking duo Othon & Tomasini have performed in prestigious music venues in London, such as the Roundhouse, Queen Elizabeth Hall and St. Leonard’s Shoreditch Church, in addition to theatres, museums, art centres, clubs and major festivals all around Europe. Othon has composed for film and documentaries, including Bruce LaBruce’s shocker Otto; or, Up with Dead People and a new live version of Derek Jarman’s The Angelic Conversation, the latter a collaboration with one of the composers of the original Coil score, Peter Christopherson. Moreover, he performed a live soundtrack to cult film Nekromantic and wrote the music for the nominated for Bram Stoker award graphic novel The Tale of Brin & Bent and Minno Marylebone by Ravi Thornton and Andy Hixon. Othon has written and played for performance artists such as Franko B, Ron Athey and Dominic Johnson .

Othon