Helena & the Thrift Shop Ensemble present:
VINTAGE “An evening of timeless songs and nostalgic storytelling”
An evening of timeless songs and nostalgic storytelling, exploring the musical styles and popular culture of the roaring twenties and the dark interwar era, up to the late fifties. Join us for an eclectic mix of international songs presented at the scenic atmosphere of Green Note. Featuring contemporary interpretations of classic songs by Edith Piaf, Amalia Rodrigues, Yves Montand, Bert Firman, Danae Stratigopoulou among others, this event offers homage to European tango, bolero, waltz, foxtrot and swing, sung in English and other languages.
Helena (aka Elena Hadjiafxendi): narration & vocals
Andreas Papapetrou: piano / accordion
Kosta Kopanaris: percussion
Michael Iskas: violin / viola
Stories and Adaptation of Lyrics: Maria Athini
Photography: John Athimaritis
London NW1 7AN.
Helena (aka Elena Hadjiafxendi) is a London based, internationally known actress and singer. Helena has developed an eclectic and distinctive style of performance that blends world music with literary recitation and drama. She has performed in many European cities: London, Paris, Athens, and Nicosia. Her repertoire varies from classical, musical theatre, film and television, to opera and poetry shows.