British choreographer Russell Maliphant, Greek composer Vangelis and London-based Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou joined their formidable forces in "The Thread," a production inspired by the story of Ariadne which marries the two seemingly incongruous worlds of Greek mythology and contemporary dance.
British choreographer Russell Maliphant, Greek composer Vangelis and London-based Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou have joined their formidable forces in "The Thread," a production inspired by the story of Ariadne which marries the two seemingly incongruous worlds of Greek mythology and contemporary dance.
Award-winning Greek composer Vangelis has not only found himself in the lofty company of Giacomo Puccini, Gustav Holst and Maurice Ravel, but has also knocked them out of the park after his emblematic theme song "Chariots of Fire" was voted by listeners of the UK's Classic FM as the top selection in the Sporting Music Countdown.
Local act Gravitysays_i - comprising Manos Paterakis (vocals, santur, guitar), Nikos Retsos (drums, synths), Mampre Kasardjian (bass), Nikos Sotiropoulos (guitar), Costas Stergiou (keyboards) and Vangelis Κatsarelis (trumpet) - is making one of its rare live appearances at Six Dogs on Friday, December 22. The conceptual rock-folk band will be playing a career-spanning set, starting at 9 p.m.
Ridley Scott’s 1982 movie “Blade Runner” is arguably in a class of its own in the sci-fi genre. The direction, the mood, the visuals, the acting accompanied by that masterpiece of a soundtrack composed by Vangelis capture a dystopian Los Angeles with genetically engineered replicas. Well for all the fans that grew up with Blade Runner, get ready because the sequel is finally here.
Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend aged 68.
The entertainer had been admitted to the Igia clinic some time ago with an undisclosed illness and the medical facility issued only a brief statement on Monday announcing his death.
Famous Greek pop and rock singer Demis Roussos has died in an Athens hospital.
Artemios "Demis" Ventouris Roussos was born on 15 June, 1946 to a Greek father and an Egyptian mother of Italian origin. He was raised in Alexandria, Egypt. His parents decided to move to Greece after they lost all of their possessions in the Suez Crisis.