Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Music for the Soul

Music for the Soul
Sally Wave, Joy Tedford and Petia Kassarova. Music for the Soul: the triumph of Trio Bourgas  By James Brewer  A friendship between three girls brought up in the Black Sea city of Bourgas has blossomed into full maturity as they reunited in the UK, now all accomplished and celebrated musicians. Summoning...
July 24th, 2018 | Events, Music | Read More

Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition

Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition
Global recognition for Wimbledon International Piano Competition Founder Sally Wave (right) with Ken Virgin and Yukiko Shinohara. By James Brewer In a memorable debut, Wimbledon International Piano Competition has lived up to its name by impressing a signature on the global as well as local and London...
June 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
General view of the reception area of Cadogan Hall hosting the Charity Gala Adrian Goldsmith has survived three cancer episodes with low chances of surviving. While ill, he took on the challenge of starting to play the piano. Within eight years, he achieved not only proficiency with the instrument but...
May 25th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London
Adriana (left) and Silvia. Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London By James Brewer Talented sisters from a musical and creative family in Colombia, Adriana and Silvia Ospina have embarked in parallel on new stages of their careers by establishing themselves in London. With a voice...
May 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Music, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Boogie at Port Solent this May Bank Holiday Weekend

Boogie at Port Solent this May Bank Holiday Weekend
.. This May Bank Holiday Weekend, grab your dancing shoes and head down to Port Solent for its free Bank Holiday Weekend music event! On Monday 28th May from 12.30pm, guests can enjoy live music from popular local bands, The Bootlegs, Thee Sultan Sheiks and Cadency. Portsmouth-based cover band, The...
May 10th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Music, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas
.. A noble task to support the creation and completion of this vision in creating the Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas so as Greece and  all all over Planet Ocean to have a unique institution to further opera on the international scene; read on and look forward to your participation.   1. Vision...
May 3rd, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Insight, Music, People and Places | Read More

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marcia Mar in guru mask Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery By James Brewer As a “collaborative gallery,” Espacio in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, brings scores of artists together.  Enlivening its latest exhibition, entitled Context Free, was the ultimate collaborative...
April 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Clubs, Communication, Events, Insight, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

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