Live in Concert !!!!!!!
at the United Center, Chicago, IL
Friday, March 28, 2003

The Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center is excited to offer you a great package deal to see Yanni live in concert! Full Text

Ensemble Chanterelle to Perform, The Heirs of Orpheus

“Orpheus symbolizes the great individual voice, and much of the music we will do celebrates the virtuosos singer,” said soprano Sally Sanford of Ensemble Chanterelle. “We are really excited about exploring the Greek origins of concepts that fascinated the Renaissance humanists and inspired so many early Baroque composers.” Full Text
Trio Bel Canto - the Next Generation

The Trio Bel Canto has been entertaining and thrilling audiences since the early 1950s. They achieved #1 status as recording and performing artists, gaining worldwide recognition throughout the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s on 6 continents. Full Text
Rebetiko on the Internet

A London student has created a site dedicated to "the fabulous women who make the rebetiko famous." It includes stories about the performers, discographies, and a useful collection of links. The most exciting feature, though, is an astonishing collection of recordings dating back to the twenties, and featuring many of the most notable female perfomers. You'll need a Real Audio player (comes with many new computers) to hear the recordings.

Now on Triple CD: A Celebration of Greek Music in America

A Musical Extravaganza spanning the generations, featuring Kokoras Ensemble, The Original Grecian Keys, Elliniki Kompania, Ta Pethia, Trio Bel Canto, Journey to Ithaca, Kostas Taslis Quartet, and many others. More information

Santouri Taxim CD Now Available

A taxim is a non-metric instrumental improvisation. Each taxim is unique, performed differently, but always drawing upon the inner depths of emotion and feeling of the lead performer.
Robert J. Andrews...America's Byzantine Iconographer

His first commission for a mosaic icon came at his original home parish in Dover, N.H. From that simple beginning, Andrews has taken his work across the country and internationally. By Virginia Kimball

The Museum of Hellenic Traditional Musical Instruments

Seen today as works of art, often crafted by the musicians that played them, traditional musical instruments provide important historical clues for students of folk culture.
More Greek Arts and Music
For more information about the articles on these pages, email to: HellenicComServe@papcoholdings.org

The Hellenic & Near Eastern Music Ensemble SocietyPerforming Artists and Orchestras
A Brief History of Greek MusicGreek Musical Scores
Traditional Stringed Instruments of GreeceA Tribute to Greek Musicians of the Past