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Elena Papandreou plays Manos Hadjidakis



Internationally renowned guitar soloist Elena Papandreou has always stood out for her spontaneous lyricism and the brilliant virtuosity of her performances, which have won her important awards and successful appearances in large major concert halls around the world. This time, the sensitivity of her playing meets this time the sensitivity of the music of Manos Hadjidakis, as reflected in some of his most loved and popular songs, which will be heard in imaginative adaptations by Roland Duens and Orestis Kalampalikis. Tonight’s wonderful recital is complemented by a work by Bach and a prelude by Cuban composer Leo Brower, written especially for the soloist.



Elena Papandreou


J. S. Bach: Allemande – Double Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002

Manos Hadjidakis:  Τα παιδιά κάτω στον κάμπο (“The children down in the fields”), Έχω ένα μυστικό (“I have a secret”), Μυρίζει ο κόσμος γιασεμί (“The world smells of jasmine”), Τα παιδιά του Πειραιά (“The children of Piraeus”), Η μικρή Ραλλού (“Young Rallou”), Χάρτινο το φεγγαράκι (“Paper Moon”), Ο αμαξάς (“The coach driver”)

Adaptation: Orestis Kalampalikis

Θάλασσα πλατιά (“The wide sea”)

Adaptation: Roland Dyens



Leo Brouwer: Preludio de la nostalgia (in memory of Manos Hadjidakis)

for Elena Papandreou, 2020

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