Jul
06

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

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 […]

Jun
28

Song of the Soul

An evening of music to awaken, heal and empower the soul Greek Mezzo-soprano Eleni Katerini and versatile Russian musician Alexandre Naoumenko invite you to an evening of mindfulness, spirituality and pure emotion through the powerful music of Handel, Rossini, Puccini , Ravel, Strauss, Massenet, Mompou, Theodorakis. The programme includes two new works by Alexandre Naoumenko. Guest artists Narrated by actress Sara Laratro. FREE ADMISSION: Donations Welcome Doors open at 6.30 […]

Oct
06

Confessions of Love and Life recital

Greek mezzo-soprano Eleni Katerini and Alexandre Naoumenko, Russian coach at the Royal Opera House-Covent Garden return to St. Mary’s for a very special recital inspired by R. Schumann’s song cycle “Frauenliebe und Leben”( A Woman’s Love and Life). Songs of Love, Life and Loss by various composers will be performed during part one. In part two Schumann’s song cycle comes to life in a theatrical version which includes creative movement by […]

Apr
14

Love, Life and Tears – classical concert

Estonian soprano Natalie Matsov-Evans and Greek mezzo-soprano Eleni Katerini combine forces with Alexandre Naoumenko, Russian coach at the Royal opera House-Covent Garden in an evening of opera and song. A wonderfully varied programme from Baroque to Verismo, Russian Romances, art songs from Greece and the Mediterranean including the British première of works by Alexandre Naoumenko. In addition to the concert an art exhibition will take place in the church’s beautiful […]