September / October concerts
Wednesday 18 September
Yiorgos Xylouris (Psaroyiorgis), lute and voice in collaboration with Yiannis Polychronakis (contrabass) and Achilleas Persides (lute) perform Cretan music
Thursday 19 September
Evgenios Voulgaris and Dimitris Mystakidis (yayli tanbur and folk guitar) perform rebetiko songs and instrumental music from Asia Minor
Friday 20 September
Stathis Koukoularis sings authentic popular songs of the Greek islands and Asia Minor in collaboration with Nikos Papadakis and Spyros Mpalios (lute), Martha Mavroidi (lafta and voice), Yiorgos Ventouris (contrabass) and Vangelis Karipis (percussion)
Thursday 3 October
Cihan Turkoglu and Periklis Papapetropoulos
"Mouhabet - two sazes - two voices"
Two virtuoso performers in search of the common elements in Greek and Turkish traditional music
Friday 4 October
Adel Salameh & Naziha Azzouz
"Arab music with scent of the Mediterranean... "
World renown oudist from Palestine, Adel Salameh, in trio with the Algerian voice of Naziha Azzouz and cretan lyra performed by Yiorgos Kontoyannis
June / July concerts
Wednesday 26 June
Martha Moreleon & Los del Sur
Latin America music performed by an original latin ensemble
Wednesday 3 July
Bouzouki in Paris
Rebetiko music from Piraeus port to the capitals of the western world...
Kostas Doumouliakos and Lilly Ritsoni, song
Yiannis Papavasiliou (Vlachos), bouzouki
Introduction by Yiorgos Kontoyiannis
Thursday 4 July
Ketty Koulia and Christos Tsiamoulis sing the traditional aegean music...
Monday 8 July
Wind of Love
Nikos Ksidakis presents some of his unpublished compositions based on the "Ioannina, made of glass" collection of poems by Mihalis Ganas, and other beloved songs...
Wednesday 10 July
Stelios Petrakis/Efrén Lopez/Bijan Chemirani
Three virtuoso performers and composers tour the audience through the mediterranean music and tradition