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200 Guitars – Vangelis Boudounis:
‘Scent of Greece’


GUITARS

Co-production:
Megaron - The Athens Concert Hall
ILIUM

A celebration of Greece! Two hundred guitars are tuned on stage, and collaborate with six young people’s and children’s choruses and soloists in performing works by great Greek composers and songwriters. A concert of award-winning guitarist Vangelis Boudounis, the ‘soul’ of this gigantic ensemble; a big celebration of the guitar, thirty years after the formation of the first Guitar Orchestra. Great singer Maria Farandouri makes a guest appearance.

Works by Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hadjidakis, Vassilis Tsitsanis, Dionysis Savvopoulos, Eleni Karaindrou, String Demons, Vangelis Boudounis, and others

Soloists
String Demons violin, cello
Maro Razi guitar, requinto guitar

Guest Maria Farandouri

THE GUITARISTS – Vangelis Boudounis

Young People’s Chorus of the Leontios School, Nea Smyrni
Chorus master: Katerina Vassilikou
Mixed Young People’s Chorus of the Leontios School, Athens
Chorus master: Vassilis Yiotis
Children’s Choir of the St. Varvara Church, Argyroupoli
Chorus master: Laura Petropoulou
National Conservatory Children’s Chorus
Chorus master: Elpida Paulino
Amarousion Municipal Conservatory Children’s Chorus
Chorus master: Fotini Koskorou
Ilioupoli National Conservatory Children’s Chorus
Chorus master: Nefeli Hadouli

Evangelos Christopoulos oboe
Haris Panayiotopoulos drums