The Sound of Greek Cinema Teti Kassioni & George Athanasiou
The great songs of the most important Greek composers adapted for classical guitar and voice.
The songs of Manos Hatzidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Stavros Xarhakos, Christos Leontis, Nikos Mamagkakis, Manos Loizos, Giannis Markopoulos, Giannis Spanos and of younger composers as Marios Strofalis and Nikos Kupourgos. Many other representatives of the Greek song in the Greek and world cinema will be on their journey such as a traditional greek song ''Mia voskopoula agapisa'' - ''Una pastora yo ami''in Sephardic from the film '' o agapitikos tis voskopoulas''. The story of the greek cinema music in a concert starting from Brussels and going all over Europe as well as in the homeland of the two artists, Greece. There will be some references from the collaboration of Greek composers with world performers as Edith Piaf(Les amants de Teruel -musique de Mikis Theodorakis) et(i ragazzi giu nel campo-sweet movie et la musique de Manos Hatzidakis and songs that have become a landmark in the cinema and on the Greek stage.
Teti Kassioni is a singer and songwriter who is mainly active in the field of ethnic and artistic Greek music.Her participation in music groups such as Antidotum Tarantulae, Graviton and Mare Liberum in recent years has contributed to her international repertoire. She has studied vocal with Areti Topouzides and has studied classical guitar as well.
She has collaborated with important Greek composers and songwriters such as Marios Strofalis and Panagiotis Margaris. She is a graduate of the French Language and Literature of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and has also studied in the Department of Translation at the University of Bologna. Her first personal album was released in 2017 under the title '' Petagma '' in editing and orchestration by Thymios Papadopoulos and published by the company "Little Heros".
At this period she lives in The Hague where she teaches singing and languages and she performs on different stages of Europe.In 2020 she will release in Greece her second album in her music and lyrics of some of very important Greek lyricists.
Giorgos Athanassiou was born in Paramythia, Thesprotia. He has received a Bachelor of Harmony and a Classical Guitar Diploma with Professor Kostas Grigoreas, a soloist and composer. He is a graduate of Folk and Traditional Music, with a skill in the oud. He has attended classical guitar, folk, rebetiko and electric guitar seminars.
He has also attended seminars and workshops on the expansion of musicality, jazz improvisation, musical expression and creation, and has participated in musical workshops focusing on the use of "loupe" and electronic effects on acoustic instruments. He teaches classical guitar and oud as a teacher in The Hague.
At the same time, the two of them present throughout Greece and Europe a recital for voice and classical.
Their programs usually combine songs from the musical tradition of Mediterranean countries. At this period they present all around Europe the concert in a World Cinema and they are starting in Art Base(Brussels) the journey in the Greek Cinema.
In January 2019 they presented in Art Base the concert'' Dans le port d'Amsterdam'' the big journey around French Song and the contribution of Greek Composers.
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Art Base, Saturday 4/4/20 20h, 12,50E ( reduced 7E for students under 26 and jobseekers),
29 rue des Sables Zandstraat, 1000 Bruxelles. For reservations & more info to www.art-base.be