In the garden of the museum series | 2014
June - September 2014

A festival with guest artists from around the world performing music from the middle ages to flamenco and Greek popular repertory and from the Italian mandonin tradition to French music and songs made popular by Edif Piaf...

June / July concerts

Thursday 26 June

Greek singers and instrumentalists Fotini Velessiotou & Vaggelis Kazantzis present their work inspired by greek rebetiko and traditional music.

Fotini Velessiotou - voice

Vaggelis Kazantzis - voice, guitar and saz

Dimitris Brentas - traditional clarinet, gaida, kaval

Dionissis Makris - bass, bouzouki

Yiorgos Magalios - percussion


Thursday 3 July


Traditional songs and dances from the East and the West.

Ex Silentio ensemble

Natalia Lampadaki - song

Tobias Schlierf - song, viela, harp

Dimitris Kountouras - recorder, flutes

Nikos Varelas - percussion

Wednesday 9 July

"Andalucía antes y después"

Flamenco night by the Greek - Spanish ensemble "Ronda al alba"

Thursday 10 July

Greek singer and songwriter Thodoris Kotonias and his band perform Greek music.

Nikos Verikokos - violin

Nikos Yeorgousakis - guitars

Dionissis Theodossis - clarinet 

Kostas Mavridakis - bass

Dimitris Bossinakos - percussion


Tuesday 15 July

"Padam, padam, padam... an unforgettable love tune"

Works by Fauré, Lekeu, Poulenc, Tati, Kassap, Piazzolla, Brel, Weill, and songs made popular by Edif Piaf.


Jean-Pierre Baraglioli, saxophone soprano

Philippe Portejoie, saxophone alto,

Clément Himbert, saxophone ténor

Alexandre Souillart, saxophone baryton

Anthony Millet, accordéon

Ute Gfrerer, soprano


Thursday 17 July

"Manos Hatzidakis was fond of Antonio Vivaldi"

Works by Vivaldi, Calace, Rota, Hatzidakis among others.

The Athenean Mandolinata "N. Lavdas" conducted by Yannis Yannopoulos, featuring Italian mandolinist Ugo Orlandi and singer Ioanna Forti.


More info

Dates:June - September 2014


Organised by:specs 'n' arts

Venue:Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

Address:1-3, Diogenous str., Plaka

Tel:+30 2107234567

Info/Tickets: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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