music, Vassilis Tsitsanis, during a concert by the four-voice mixed choir and large orchestra as well as soloists of the Outbreak Pierides Muses Katerini.
The artistic direction and organization of the multi-tentacled maestro Efthimios Mavridis curated musical works of Tsitsanis with a deposit of soul and respect to the specificity of the project of Trikalinos composer, the choral set.E.M. Katerini honored the anniversary of one hundred years from the birth of the artist.
The concert is a charity and a social character was held by the association of the “Daughters of Penelope-Hopes of Thessaloniki-family Î‘Î§Î•Î Î‘ÎÎ£” and supported by the Region of Central Macedonia and the Centre of Culture. The proceeds of the concert will be donated to the shelter for abused children “Bee”.
The event was hosted in the theatre “Alexander” in Thessaloniki on the evening of Thursday, 17 December 2015, introduced by the poet on behalf of the organizers Despina Î”ÏÎ¹Î²Î¬ÎºÎ¿Ï…, while the president of the association Panagiota Sasopoulou in his speech, the thanked the.E.M. Katerinis for participation and sponsors for the support, referred to the initiatives of the family of “Daughters” that have like a master horizon, the support of sensitive social groups and protection of the disabled of our fellow citizens.
Followed by the greeting of the president of an Outbreak of Pierides Muses Katerini Gregory ÎœÎ¹Ï„ÏƒÎ¿ÎºÎ¬Ï€Î±, who pointed out: “our association with a particular satisfaction, was to assist in the laudable and social initiative.
I think that tonight we will all enjoy this tribute for the centenary of the birth of the great Î¼Î¿Ï…ÏƒÎ¿Ï…ÏÎ³Î¿Ï and teacher of folk music, Vassilis Tsitsanis, who prepared it with great care, the soloists, musicians and choristers, headed by the maestro Efthimios Mavridis.
I suggest to everyone, every time you tune emotionally the magical world of melodies, lyrics and rhythms of the unforgettable bard, to share and to ÏƒÎ¹Î³Î¿Ï„ÏÎ±Î³Î¿Ï…Î´Î¿ÏÎ¼Îµ. Thank you very much for honoring us with your presence, stating at the same time that we are always at the disposal of remarkable events, such as tonight’s.”
The orchestration, edited by Charalambos ÎÎ±Î²ÏÎ¿Î¶Î¯Î´Î·Ï‚ and the choir of the Hearth, surrounded in song soloists Maria Î”ÏÎ±Î³Î±ÏƒÎ¹Î¬ and John Î§Î±ÏÎ¯ÏƒÎ·Ï‚ and in the narrative texts of the most important moments of the creative journey of a mystic of folk music, Pericles Hatzigiannis.
The Outbreak of Pierides Muses Katerini and the creative concern of artistic director and maestro Efthimios Mavridis, significantly and vindicated, once again, the cultural identity of Himachal pradesh.