16/09 @ SNFCC: George Dalaras and Estoudiantina present a fascinating music journey in a free music
Parklife: George Dalaras and Estoudiantina | 16/09/2018 - 21.00 - SNFCC
George Dalaras presents a fascinating music journey – an ode to migration in a live music performance celebrating life, joy and love, with Greek and Mediterranean songs.
Guest artists: singer-songwriter Thodoris Kotonias; chórεs vocal ensemble, directed by Marina Satti; Ria Ellinidou and Tassos Noussias. Onstage with 13 great instrumentalists, they share stories about migration, accounts of people from different backgrounds yet with common joys and sorrows.
Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Arab music – unique modes of expressing human feelings of happiness or sadness, the people’s hopes and dreams.
George Dalaras, alongside the Estoudiantina Neas Ionias, which has been studying and promoting Mediterranean music for 20 years, and its artistic director, Andreas Katsigiannis, send a musical message of friendship and unity, in support of all contemporary migrants, people who struggle for survival and search for a new, welcoming home.
chórεs vocal ensemble, dir. Marina Satti
Narrator: Tassos Noussias
Artistic director: George Dalaras
Arrangements: Andreas Katsigiannis, Giorgos Papachristoudis
Andreas Katsigiannis, santouri
Giorgos Matsikas, bouzouki
Apostolis Valaroutsos, guitar
Kostas Konstantinou, bass
Kyriakos Gouventas, violin
Apostolis Vangelakis, wind instruments
Nikos Samaras, trumpet
Manos Grysbolakis, accordeon
Themis Symvoulopoulos, percussion
Michalis Bakalis, percussion
Angelos Polychronou, percussion
Christos Kaliontzidis, Pontic lyra
Also featuring: Giorgos Papachristoudis, piano
Music director: Andreas Katsigiannis