In the garden of the museum I 2013
June - October 2013

September / October concerts

Wednesday 18 September

Yiorgos Xylouris (Psaroyiorgis), lute and voice in collaboration with Yiannis Polychronakis (contrabass) and Achilleas Persides (lute) perform Cretan music

Thursday 19 September

Evgenios Voulgaris and Dimitris Mystakidis (yayli tanbur and folk guitar) perform rebetiko songs and instrumental music from Asia Minor

Friday 20 September

Stathis Koukoularis sings authentic popular songs of the Greek islands and Asia Minor in collaboration with Nikos Papadakis and Spyros Mpalios (lute), Martha Mavroidi (lafta and voice), Yiorgos Ventouris (contrabass) and Vangelis Karipis (percussion)

Thursday 3 October

Cihan Turkoglu and Periklis Papapetropoulos

"Mouhabet - two sazes - two voices"

Two virtuoso performers in search of the common elements in Greek and Turkish traditional music

Friday 4 October

Adel Salameh & Naziha Azzouz

"Arab music with scent of the Mediterranean... "

World renown oudist from Palestine, Adel Salameh, in trio with the Algerian voice of Naziha Azzouz and cretan lyra performed by Yiorgos Kontoyannis


June / July concerts

Wednesday 26 June

Martha Moreleon & Los del Sur

Latin America music performed by an original latin ensemble  

Wednesday 3 July

Bouzouki in Paris

Rebetiko music from Piraeus port to the capitals of the western world...

Kostas Doumouliakos and Lilly Ritsoni, song

Yiannis Papavasiliou (Vlachos), bouzouki

Introduction by Yiorgos Kontoyiannis

Thursday 4 July

Blue Horizon

Ketty Koulia and Christos Tsiamoulis sing the traditional aegean music...

Monday 8 July

Wind of Love

Nikos Ksidakis presents some of his unpublished compositions based on the "Ioannina, made of glass" collection of poems by Mihalis Ganas, and other beloved songs...

Wednesday 10 July

Stelios Petrakis/Efrén Lopez/Bijan Chemirani

Three virtuoso performers and composers tour the audience through the mediterranean music and tradition


More info

Dates:June - October 2013


Organised by:specs 'n' arts

Venue:Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

Address:1-3, Diogenous str., Plaka

Info/Tickets:+30 2107234567

URL:ticket services


Musical moments at St Paul's

St Paul's church, a historic building of simple English Gothic architecture with excellent accoustics, hosts a series of concerts where classical repertory and music from all over the world are presented to Athens' audiences

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