• Thursday 28 August 2014

    BYZANTINE CHOIR "SAINT ANDREW OF CRETA"
    BYZANTINE CHOIR "SAINT ANDREW OF CRETA"
    BYZANTINE CHOIR "SAINT ANDREW OF CRETA" "Saint Andrew of Crete" - The Union of Chanters' Chorus from Heraklion Prefecture             Conductor : Michalis Stroumbakis,Assistant Professor of Historical Byzantine Musicology at the  Ecclesiastical Academy of Heraklion Crete. The Choir often performs Byzantine, post-Byzantine, and contemporary hymns, with emphasis on Cretan and Constantinople chanting tradition. The concert program includes: • Hymns for the celebration of the feast day of St. Andrew of Crete, the Union's Patron • Hymns for the celebration of the feast day of St. John the Theologian. • Hymns by Cretan music masters  
  • Friday 29 August 2014

    PATMOS FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
    PATMOS FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
    TWO GREAT GREEKS : EL GRECO – MANOS HADJIDAKIS ( 400 and 20 years, respectively, after their death) - With video projection Two great Greeks : Domenikos Theotokopoulos (El Greco) and Manos Hadjidakis The Patmos Festival Orchestra conducted by Alkis Baltas Soloist : Vassilis Gisdakis (song ) The concert is dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco and the 20th anniversary of the death of the famous Greek composer and song writer Manos Hadjidakis. The concert has two parts: • The first part includes video projection of  religious works by  the great Greek painter, while the orchestra performs classical pieces. Brief texts concerning the life of El Greco will be recited in Greek and English. • The second part  includes video projection of Manos Hadjidakis' photographs, along with texts about his life and work. Vassilis Gisdakis, a close associate of the composer, will perform excerpts from the song cycle "At the Roman Agora" orchestrated by Vicky Stylianou .    
  • Saturday 30 August 2014

    PANTELIS THALASSINOS
    PANTELIS THALASSINOS
    PANTELIS THALASSINOS CONCERT DEDICATED TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL DAY The well known singer will perform Greek songs whose lyrics refer to Nature, with the participation of singer Nana Binopoulou. The singers will beaccompanied by an instrumental ensemble (lute, bouzouki, violin, percussion, bagpipes, tsambouna, piano, double bass)