The Pharos Ensemble is delighted to work with renowned musician and scholar Kyriakos Kalaitzidis in their first upcoming US tour in the fall of 2019. This collaboration is a rare opportunity for them to join forces and present the original work "EXILE" as well as a repertoire of Greek traditional music.

Eirini Tornesaki: vocals
Vasilis Kostas: laouto
Panos Aivas: qanun
George Lernis: percussion
Kyriakos Kalaitzidis: oud, vocals

Kyriakos Kalaitzidis holding his oud
Kyriakos Kalaitzidis

Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, composer, oud master, artistic director of "En Chordais," is considered one of the most important musicians and scholars in the field of modal secular music of the post-Byzantine era and Mediterranean today. As a member of "En Chordais" or as soloist he has given more than 2000 concerts in 45 countries in major festivals and venues. His latest album "The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo" has been released by World Village Harmonia Mundi receiving enthusiastic reviews and the
"Prix Academie Charles Cros" 2014.

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Event Co-sponsor(s)
Migration Lab: People and Cultures Across Borders
Department of Music