Tag: lute

Costas Cacoyannis Cyprus composer violin

Costas Cacoyannis, Cyprus’ Most Prolific Composer

In Cyprus, the work of Cacoyannis is everywhere. One can barely go to the cinemas or switch on the TV without hearing his music. Greek City Times speaks to this incredibly talented man, to learn more about his fascinating journey to becoming one of Cyprus’s most prolific composers.

Saxtom

Saxtom: Tom Giannakopoulos, Saxophonist Star on the Rise

Exclusive interview with Saxtom – Tom Giannakopoulos, the 22 year old saxophonist who performs alongside some of Greece’s music industry greats including Sakis Rouvas and Konstantinos Argyros and whose collaborations include global brands such as Adidas, Diesel and Swarovski. And this is just the beginning… Link in article to watch him live on Greek City Times.

Michael Platyrrahos Crete Cretan lyra

Michael Platyrrahos: Preserving the Musical Traditions of Crete

Accomplished musician and singer, Michael Platyrrahos is sought after internationally for his performances on the lyra, viololyra, lyraki, lute and mandolin and has spent a lifetime dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the unique musical and cultural traditions of Crete.

Vasilis Kostas

Vasilis Kostas: The Greek musician who conquered America with his laouto

Acclaimed Greek master laouto player and composer, Vasilis Kostas, has recently won the “Forty Under 40” – an international award recognising people up to 40 years old who excel in the fields of arts, sciences and business; making him one of the most decorated Greek musicians of the last decade.