Friday 14 September
Concert with the Cretan lutist Yiorgis Xylouris (Psaroyiorgis)
Thursday 20 September
Sounds from Crete by Petros Saridakis (Cretan lyra) & Ensemble
Tuesday 25 September
"Rebetiko", traditional music and songs from Izmir with Yiorgos Tzortzis' Ensemble
Thursday 27 September
"Rebetiko" songs from the 30s and other music stories...by Mpampis Papadopoulos (guitar) & Ensemble
Friday 28 September
Lasithi paths with Yiannis Vardas (Cretan Lyra) & Ensemble
Tuesday 2 October
From Hungary to the Mediterranean...with music
Tünde Ivánovics (song, lute) & Géza Fábri (song) - Hungary
Stelios Varveris (oud)
Friday 5 October
Antama (Together) – Traditional songs from Crete
Irini Derebei (song, winds) & Karolos Kouklakis (song, lute)
Past concerts in June-July 2012
Tuesday 5 June
Trio Daulute. Daulute brings a unique and dynamic sound to the interpretation of Cretan traditional music. It draws material from a large Cretan musical repertoire and presents extensive improvisations using traditional manners while it also explores other Greek music idioms.
Friday 8 June
Keltoi. A group of Greek musicians, who inspired by Celtic music tradition, will present tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Brittany.
Tuesday 12 June
The Greek oud player Alekos Vretos with his quintet (piano, bass, percussion and kanun) brings a blend of Arabic, jazz and latin music from his journeys to the East, Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Tuesday 26 June
The Gadjo Dilo band revives manouche gypsy swing tradition, performing works by the legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. Their vigorous improvisation and dreamy soundscapes convey the magical poetry of gypsy jazz tradition.
Thursday 28 June
Andalusian singer May Fernández along with the greek-spanish group Ronda al Alba in a unique, original flamenco experience.
Friday 29 June
The Anton Pann ensemble from Rumania (violin, percussion and vocals, lute and baglama) performs Old Romanian music influenced by the Byzantine and Ottoman periods.
Friday 6 July
The internationally renowned Belgian trumpeter Jeroen Berwaerts, previous member of the Canadian Brass and current member of the famous Stockholm Brass quintet, along with a brass ensemble of Croatian and Greek musicians, will pay homage to Giovanni Gabrieli, on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death.
Tuesday 10 July
Carousel ensemble. Polyphony blends with accordion, guitar, percussion, mandolin and double bass in canzonettes and tarantellas from Sicily, Napoli and Corsica to South France, Spain and Portugal.
Dates:September - October
Organised by:specs 'n' arts
Venue:Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments
Address:1-3, Diogenous str., Plaka
Tel:+30 210 7234567
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' audiencesRead more