Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project

Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project
Sally Wave and Fadi Hanna. Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project By James Brewer Wimbledon is about to host an inaugural event which should bond classical music to the London locality’s repertoire of renown as firmly as does its famous tennis tournament. Excitement...
April 2nd, 2018 | Events, Music | Read More

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel
l to r: Dimitris Kraniotis (Ark4Art), Dr.Evelyn Stefanaki, Kostas Georgiadis and Chrisanthy P. Lemos Chrisanthy P. Lemos, Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki,  Dimitris Kraniotis and the charitable foundation Chance for Life, organised a musical journey into the romantic melodies of the beginning of the previous century,...
March 18th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Forever Young

Forever Young
Nana Mouskouri NANA MOUSKOURI IN CONCERT ‘Forever Young’ One of the most successful female artists of all time, the legendary chanson singer NANA MOUSKOURI, known for hits such as ‘The White Rose of Athens’ and ‘Only Love’ will be returning to London for one special show at the London Royal...
March 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

Silver Voice of Russia

Silver Voice of Russia
Oleg Pogudin Oleg Pogudin, “The Silver Voice of Russia”, one of the leading artists in the genre of romance and lyrical songs will be performing for only one night of Music and Romance in London.  His concert will take place in Grosvenor Chapel on the 13th of March followed by a 3 course dinner...
March 2nd, 2018 | Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Greek opera singer Kassandra Dimopoulou’s latest success

Greek opera singer Kassandra Dimopoulou’s latest success
Kassandra Dimopoulou with Philip Modinos to her left and Placido Domingo to her right Greek and internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano Kassandra Dimopoulou has great pleasure to share with us and all our viewers in many countries her joy at the growing recognition that she and her team are winning....
February 28th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

Wigmore Hall – A magical evening with Daniel Behle, Armonia Atenea and Markellos Chryssicos

Wigmore Hall – A magical evening with Daniel Behle, Armonia Atenea and Markellos Chryssicos
Daniel Behle (tenor), Armonia Atenea:, Sergiu Nastasa (violin), Carmen Otilia Alitei (violin), Laurentiu Octavian Matasaru (viola), Christopher Jarrett Humphrys (cello), Dimitrios Tigkas (double bass), David Bergmuller (theorbo), Markellos Chrysiccos (conductor) A wonderful musical evening discovering...
February 7th, 2018 | Events, Music, News, People and Places | Read More

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)
… In New Year’s Eve an old tradition is revived in the island of Chios, Greece, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Groups of children and teenagers, who have constructed a model war ship, gather at the town square and sing the New Year’s traditional carols. Maritime Tradition at its best! Viewers...
January 1st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Music, People and Places | Read More

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?
John Faraclas We always maintain the view that in a certain global uncertainty and volatile market one has to be cautious as things can turn upside down and even one index’s fall can cause havoc for the hoi polloi… To the detriment also of the polloi from the shipbroking, analysts and guru fraternity...
December 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Markets, Music, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Memory & Harmony – An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hellenic Institute

Memory & Harmony – An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hellenic Institute
Dr. Charalampos Dendrinos, Director of The Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway On Thursday 30th of November, the Hellenic Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary with a beautiful evening of music and discussion held in its main hall. Dr Evelyn Stefanaki writes: Natasha Lemos, Member of Executive Board...
December 2nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre
Cloudy Sunday; a reality on “stage”… -pic by Omiros Angelopoulos The Hellenic Centre which promotes awareness of our Hellenic culture and history in the UK, via exhibitions, lectures, concerts etc, was successful in purchasing the rights from the distributor of the film Cloudy Sunday,...
November 23rd, 2017 | Books, Events, Film Industry, Music, News | Read More

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky
Rodolfo Villaplana and Anastasia Belina-Johnson. Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky By James Brewer A kaleidoscopic, fivefold vision of the impact of the 20th century composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982) thrilled a discriminating audience at an...
March 27th, 2017 | Events, Music | Read More

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…
André Tchaikowsky. André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982): The Man Behind the Skull Polish-born British composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky never cared about having a career. Had he done that, his name would be much better known today, and he would be remembered as one of the most prominent musicians of...
March 11th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week at 1,086 points, nearly 150 points plus since last week, but make haste slowly given that many believe the days of bad markets and geopolitical uncertainty are over; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points since yesterday – now...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Music, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo

A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo
Sini Tuomisalo on stage at Pori festival. A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo By James Brewer Sweet, sentimental melodies weave through the air, the voice emanating from inside one of the wooden, pastel-hued buildings in a charming village on the Finland shore of the...
July 28th, 2016 | Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Vote for Rossini on Referendum Day!

Vote for Rossini on Referendum Day!
Youthful orchestral talent. Vote for Rossini on Referendum Day! 100 international musicians will perform Stabat Mater at St James’s Piccadilly By James Brewer UK Referendum Day,  June 23 2016, will for an audience at one of London’s great historical churches touch a chord more profound than the...
June 14th, 2016 | Events, Music | Read More

Assured interest: London Phoenix Orchestra plays…

Assured interest: London Phoenix Orchestra plays…
Tuning up. Assured interest: London Phoenix Orchestra plays a premium role in cultural life of the capital By James Brewer London’s insurance industry is proud to have a fine artistic string to its bow: a fully-fledged symphony orchestra. Sometimes unsung beyond City boundaries, London Phoenix Orchestra...
May 5th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Charity, Events, Music | Read More

The Child with the drum

The Child with the drum
The LAT committee; l to r:  Gabriel Iliopoulos, Eleni Malatou, Maria Hadjipateras, Evelyn Stefanaki, Paola Pavlou, Chrysanthi P. Lemos, Sophia Konstantopoulou-Papadopoulos, Alexia Souferi and Makis Peppas (photo credits Cynthia Tzitzis) We are still carried away with this mind and soul-blowing musical...
April 16th, 2016 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

Life Action Trust latest success; Notes of Beauty and Longing

Life Action Trust latest success; Notes of Beauty and Longing
l to r: H.E The Russian Ambassador Yakovenko Alexander Vladimirovich with his wife Nana, Chrysanthi Lemos and Sofia Constantopoulou-Papadopoulos Vintage World Music Life Action Trust latest success; Notes of Beauty and Longing Vintage World Music – with the appropriate subtitle of Notes of Beauty and...
April 10th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

A concert in aid of Seafarers UK

A concert in aid of Seafarers UK
Jutland Commemorative Concert by London Concert Choir in aid of Seafarers UK 7.30pm,  Wednesday 15 June 2016, Barbican Hall, London EC2 Commemorating the centenary of the naval Battle of Jutland, this concert features a range of ocean-inspired works including Vaughan Williams’s Sea Symphony, with...
April 8th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Music | Read More

“The child with the Drum” – not to be missed!

“The child with the Drum” – not to be missed!
AFEA PRODUCTIONS with the support of LIFE ACTION TRUST presents: THE GREEK COMPOSER & JAZZ PIANIST George Hatzinasios LIVE IN LONDON “The child with the Drum” Special Dedication to the unaccompanied refugee children arriving in Greece Friday15th April 2016 St James Church 197 Piccadilly London...
April 6th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Music | Read More

Visions of Paradise

Visions of Paradise
The Assumption of the Virgin, probably about 1475-6, by Francesco Botticini, C The National Gallery, London. Visions of Paradise: the surprising parallel between a Renaissance painting and John Lennon’s song Imagine By James Brewer Half a millennium apart, two visions of paradise unfold. One is openly...
March 8th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Music, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Jazz Democracy at London’s Hellenic Centre

Jazz Democracy at London’s Hellenic Centre
Dimitris Vasilakis performing with his saxophone and at the piano Nikolas Anadolis International acclaimed saxophonist Dimitri N. Vassilakis outperformed any previous event of its kind at a full house in London Hellenic Centre’s Great Hall! The event, part of the EFG London Jazz Festival – 13 to...
November 17th, 2015 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 30th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down seven...
October 30th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, HR, IMO, Jobs, LNG, Markets, Music, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Four ‘second cities’ of Europe prime their tourism…

Four ‘second cities’ of Europe prime their tourism…
Debrecen. Four ‘second cities’ of Europe prime their tourism offering with unique cooperation agreement By James Brewer Four cultural centres of Eastern Europe are bidding to become more frequent first choices for travellers. Brno (Czech Republic), Debrecen (Hungary), Košice (Slovakia), and Kraków...
October 7th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Associations, Clubs, Education and Training, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, Music, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary…

Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary…
A recording of Benedek Istvánffy’s St Benedict Mass. Keynotes in the musical history of Hungary, a cornucopia of major and minor composers By James Brewer One of the most gifted composers of the 18th century is undergoing a revival in his native Hungary after a long period of neglect. Benedek Istvánffy...
October 6th, 2015 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Music | Read More