Icons of Greek Music: Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos
Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating the Icons of Greek Music: Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos. Immerse yourself in the rich melodies and timeless classics of these legendary Greek composers.
Date: Sun May 19 2024
Time: 4pm to 6:30PM
Location: Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Brighton, Carlton Hill, Brighton and Hove, Brighton, UK, BN2 0GR
These classic rembetiko songs will performed by a talented ensemble of accomplished musicians, who will take you on a journey of nostalgia to the vibrant world of Greek music, where passion and tradition collide.
Mark your calendars and be part of this extraordinary musical journey. Book your tickets now and prepare to be enchanted by the Icons of Greek Music: Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos.
About the Musicians
Maria Tsirodimitri, guitar/voice
George Tsolakis, guitar/voice
Pavlos Carvalho, bouzouki/cello/double bass
George Angelopoulos, bouzouki/mandolin/baglama
Manolis Taouxis, voice/bouzouki/double bass
“These musicians represent a culture of reinvention as defiant and hopeful as the music itself.” –Song Lines magazine
This evening’s band is formed of close friends and musicians from some of the UK’s most beloved Greek groups, including Amalgama, The Rebetiko Carnival Musicians and Plastikes Karekles. They come together several times during the year to perform this very special project dedicated to the great icons of Greek music, Theodorakis, Hadjidakis and Xarhakos.
Between them the musicians have performed at festivals in the UK, Greece and elsewhere, including Italy, Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Spain. In the UK they have performed at Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, St David’s Hall as part of the Proms, King’s Place, as well as more intimate venues such as the Green Note, Vortex and the Forge, London. The musicians are also the founding members and at the heart of the Rebetiko Carnival, a biannual, one month festival in June with Rebetiko music at its heart. They are dedicated to exposing this treasured music to as many people as possible as well as carrying out outreach work in schools, special needs communities, hospitals and prisons.
For details and ticket info please contact Emmanuel on 07900076987