Moon and Stars - The Mediterranean meets the Balkans
Starts at 20:30
The Amalgamation Project is a musical journey through Mediterranean and Balkan musical traditions. The band will present traditional songs as well as original compositions, with the inclusion of short narrations and poetry recitals. The performance, which celebrates the musicality of human voice, will include polyphonic songs sung a cappella by the female vocal group Amalgamation Choir. The choir uses voice and simple accessories to add surprising and original sound effects to their excellent performance.
Vocals, research, compositions: Vasiliki Anastasiou. Guitar, orchestration: Ermis Michael. Ney: Alkis Agathokleous. Percussion Instruments: Rodos Panayiotou. Cello: Pavlos Carvalho. Vocals: Argyro Christodoulou and Evri Dimitriou
Moon and Stars - Weddings and Funerals – Goran Bregovic
Starts at 22:00
At a place where cultures converge and where Aphrodite rules as the goddess of love and of the dead, world-famous musician and composer Goran Bregovic builds a world of unique sounds and exciting music with his ability to bring contrasting elements together. The sounds of his Orchestra for Weddings and Funerals, highly influenced by the Balkan tradition, are famous for the brass instruments, the traditional Bulgarian polyphonies, the electric guitar, the traditional percussion instruments, the string instruments as well as the influences from Orthodox and Roman Catholic hymns and Muslim prayers.
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