Folk and Art Song: An evening of folk-inspired art songs from South Europe

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 6:00pm

Greek Mezzo-soprano Eleni Katerini will present classical music compositions that were influenced, inspired by folk music or composed with folk music in mind. Over the years, many composers have taken different approaches to incorporate folk music into their compositions. Accompanied by pianist Connie Luk the evening will be an interesting and colorful music mini -tour illustrating the richness of both folk and classical music and the intermingling of these traditions […]

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Grimeborn Opera Festival: Greek

Wed, 8 Aug - Sat 18 Aug 2018

Greek is a riotous, contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, based on the verse play by Steven Berkoff (East, Decadence). Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore’s groundbreaking and radical work sent shockwaves through the opera world when it premiered in 1988. Now, on the thirtieth anniversary of his original staging, director Jonathan Moore brings his East End masterpiece home, in a brand new production for the Grimeborn Opera Festival. Libretto by […]

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Greek Glenti with Peran

Sat, 21 July 2018; 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Greek glenti with live music, dance and fun at the Hackney Cypriot Association. We are making merry the Greek way to celebrate the end of Greek classes for this academic year – but this is just an excuse. This is an unmissable get-together for everyone who wants to enjoy a real taste of Greek culture at the heart of London, with the rebetiko band PERAN performing a mix of golden […]

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Arhontorebetika with Plastikes Karekles

Tuesday 24 July 2018; 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Plastikes Karekles presenting Arhontorebetika : Arhontorebetika’ style became a very popular genre in Greek music in the 1950s and 1960s being a cross between Rebetiko and the ‘light’ music, both equally popular at the time. Its upbeat rhythm, light-hearted themes and easy-listening tunes were loved by all social classes and served by composers from both genres. In this concert we will play the all-time classics of ‘Arhontorebetika’ and the short […]

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Alkistis Protopsalti – London

Mon, 26 Nov 2018; 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Ark4Art presents: Alkistis Protopsalti in London She is one of the most important Greek singers, with more than 43 years of career, 28 personal albums, all of them golden or platinum. She has performed for iconic venues around the world, such as the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Opera of Havana in Cuba, the Opera House of Kremlin in Moscow, the Library of Alexandria and many more. She has […]

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Nana Mouskouri in concert

Wednesday, 17 October 2018; 7:30pm

Legendary chanson singer Nana Mouskouri returns to London for a special show. Nana Mouskouri is one of the most successful female artists of all time, known for hits such as ‘The White Rose of Athens’ and ‘Only Love’. At this event, Mouskouri performs a selection of her greatest hits from her multilingual repertoire, as well as tracks from her recently released 134th record: Forever Young. This latest record features cover versions […]

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Six Nights on the Acropolis

Saturday, 29 & Sunday 30 September 2018; 7:30-9:00pm (Sunday matinee 3:30pm)

Six Nights on the Acropolis with Stamatis Kraounakis Saturday 29 September 2018, 7.30pm & Sunday 30 September 2018 3.30pm and 7.30pm A performance in Greek and English Directed by Anastasia Revi Produced by TheatreLab Company and The Hellenic Centre “Six Nights on the Acropolis”, the only completed novel written by the Nobel laureate poet George Seferis, is a narrative of confessions, love and friendship, and it revolves around an aspiring […]

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Locomondo Live in London

Friday 12 Oct 2018; 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Mimosa’s Dream Productions presents Locomondo Live in London! Standard £20.00 advance STBF Under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult over 18 at all times. O2 Academy Islington Angel Central 16 Parkfield Street London N1 0PS

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Foivos Delivorias – London

Thursday 4 Oct 2018; 7:30pm - 10:30pm

O Φοίβος Δεληβοριάς, επιστρέφει στο Λονδίνο. Ύστερα από την πολύ επιτυχημένη εμφάνισή του εκεί πριν από 2 χρόνια και περιμένει με ανυπομονησία να δει παλιούς και νέους φίλους και να τους χαρίσει ένα πρόγραμμα με τα .. καλύτερα απ΄τα καλύτερα! Μαζί με τους συνεργάτες του φτιάχνει ειδικά για την εμφάνισή του στο Mimi’s Private Members Club ένα πολύ προσωπικό σκηνικό άλμπουμ, από όπου περνούν πρόσωπα και μέρη που αιχμαλωτίστηκαν από […]

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The Hellenic Institute of Royal Holloway, University of London – 25th anniversary events

Various dates

10 November 2017: Julian Suite, Opus 85 by Philippos Tsalahouris Megaron, The Athens Music Hall, Vassilissis Sophias and Kokkali, 11521 Athens, Greece, at 8.30pm (with introductory lecture at 7.45pm). Premiere performance in Greece of Julian Suite (Ιουλιανή Σουΐτα), Opus 85 by Philippos Tsalahouris commissioned by The Hellenic Institute to honour the memory of Julian Chrysostomides former Director of  The Hellenic Institute and Emeritus Reader in Byzantine History, University of London. The Athens State […]

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