Epitaphios, with Plastikes Karekles – Manchester

Plastikes Karekles are playing their arrangement of Theodorakis/Ritsos’s Epitaphios and also a programme of classic Rebetika songs in Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music. Rebetiko is the music of an urban sub culture called ‘Rebetes’. It emerged in Greece in the 1920s bringing a rich synthesis of music from all over Greece, Asia minor, Ottoman modal art music, Byzantine chant and cafe music. The music expresses the pain and […]