“A Musical Journey on El Greco’s Traces” - Megaron Athens Concert Hall

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“A Musical Journey on El Greco’s Traces”

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Overview

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In collaboration with the “En Chordais” music ensemble

Crete-Venice-Toledo
The concert will follow, in musical terms, the journey of El Greco from post-Byzantine Crete to Renaissance Venice and then on to Toledo. A picture in sounds re-creating the musical environment of the era and the places where the great Cretan artist lived and painted.

– Works by Cretan post-byzantine composers
– Selection of melodies and songs from the Cretan tradition (on poetry by Vitsentzos Kornaros and Georgios Hortatsis)
– Italian Renaissance music
– Spanish Renaissance music

“En Chordais” music ensemble
Ensemble Constantinople
Byzantine Choir “The Maïstores of the Psaltic Art”
Chorus master: Achilleas Haldaiakis

Suzie Leblanc, Marco Beasley song
Elias Andreoulakis cretan lyra
Karolos Kouklakis cretan luthe

Guest: Maria Farantouri

Artistic coordinators: Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, Kiya Tabassian

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