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Photograph: Alkistis Protopsalti by Marina Siakola courtesy of Megaron

MUSIC: Alkistis Protopsalti

Where: Megaron, Athens Concert Hall
When: 11th-17th February 2016

Why Go:

Alkistis Protopsalti returns to the Athens Concert Hall for three shows. With a successful career spanning 40 years, Protopsalti has worked with some of the greatest Greek and foreign composers including Dimos Moutsis and Goran Bregovic and has introduced Greek Music to some of the most famous theatres in the world, with international performances at Radio City Music Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Theatre of New York. Her concerts have also been hosted in Australia, USA, UK, Egypt, Belgium, Germany, France, Denmark, Spain, Israel, Canada, Cuba, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and China.

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Protopsalti to perform with Mandolin ARTE Photograph: C. Akriviadis, courtesy of Megaron

Her unique voice will be accompanied by the string orchestra MandolinARTE together with notable musicians Thomas Kontogeorgis (piano, orchestration), Angelos Tzamarias (trombone), Alexis Kostas (drums) and featuring singer George Karadimos.

A perfect way of exploring the music and culture of Greece with the legendary performer Alkistis Protopsalti.