Tag: cretan music

Giorgos Xylouris

Cretan artists perform with Nederlands Blazers Ensemble (VIDEO)

Earlier this year Giorgos Xylouris and his sons Antonis and Nikos, joined forces with the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble for a special performance at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Giorgos Xylouris (nicknamed Psarogiorgis)…

On this day in 1980, Nikos Xylouris passed away 6

On this day in 1980, Nikos Xylouris passed away

Nikos Xylouris (Νίκος Ξυλούρης), nicknamed Psaronikos (Ψαρονίκος) was one of the most talented voices and composers of Cretan music. Born on the 7th of July 1936, in the village of Anogeia in Crete,…

Aegean Quartet

Aegean Quartet presents Songs of the Sea

  Tucked away in a corner of Sydney, a group of Australian born, second generation Greeks are breathing new life into the songs of old. A heady blend of violin, lyra, guitar,…