Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

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

Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes

Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes
Homage to Sándor Petőfi, at Hortobágy on Hungary’s Great Plain. Hungarian rhapsody: 19th century politician-poets continue to be hailed as national heroes By James Brewer Easily the most popular Hungarian poet, despite or because of his brief life, is Sándor Petőfi (1823-1849). He was a man of...
October 2nd, 2015 | Art and auctions, Music, People and Places | Read More

Million-selling South African band Mango Groove in London to celebrate launch of Africa-based global conservation NGO

Million-selling South African band Mango Groove in London to celebrate launch of Africa-based global conservation NGO
Mango Groove with lead vocalist Claire Johnston. Million-selling South African band Mango Groove in London to celebrate launch of Africa-based global conservation NGO,  By James Brewer The renowned South African band Mango Groove is performing a one-off London show on Saturday March 7 2015 at the Hammersmith...
February 25th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Music | Read More

Life is a Miracle – Sometimes Unpredictable…

Life is a Miracle – Sometimes Unpredictable…
Deborah Azzopardi. Photo by Cristina Schek Life is a Miracle – Sometimes Unpredictable: new work from London artist Deborah Azzopardi in collaboration with musician Noris Schek By James Brewer It is remarkable that just one painting can show how small the world has become, says London artist Deborah...
February 10th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Music, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A Romantic Corner in the Baroque Heart of Rome

  Accademia Italiana Club / Artstur Wednesday 18 February 2015  6:30 for 7pm  2nd Floor, 55 Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PN  A Romantic Corner in the Baroque Heart of Rome Lecture by Dr Giuseppe ALBANO,   Curator/Director Keats-Shelley House Keats and...
February 6th, 2015 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, HR, Jewelry, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

From Russia with Love…

From Russia with Love…
Gundula Gruen and troupe during insurer Rosgosstrakh’s London reception. From Russia with Love – a vibrant show of Russian Gypsy music and dance from Magic Violin set to enchant UK audiences in 2015 By James Brewer Gypsy music is so powerfully moving that it takes on a life of its own, reaching...
February 6th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style
Over the weekend, The Hellenic Centre celebrated its 20th Anniversary in class and style with an excellent programme of events promoting its cultural and educational presence in the British capital. The events reflected on the spirit and mission of this unique centre of Hellenism. From its foundation...
November 16th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Jewelry, Maritime Art, Music, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Religion | Read More

Ilse reveals her other side

Ilse reveals her other side
“She is drop dead gorgeous with an incredible voice. ILSE grew up without a left arm, but with one big dream: to become a singebior. Today she scores an internet hit and fans world wide with her song ‘I Am Human’.” HET NIEUWSBLAD “Singer-songwriter Ilse Gevaert could be about to create...
August 12th, 2014 | Accessories, Charity, Clubs, Consumers Market, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Jet set, Jewelry, Music, Press and Media | Read More

The first Mastiha Festival

The first Mastiha Festival
From the opening ceremony; sixth from the left is Notis Mitarakis, the greek undersecretary of Greece’s Ministry of Development The First Mastiha Festival on Chios 30th of July to 30th of August 2014 Arts, Culture, History, Tradition and Local Products The unification of Nine Aegean islands talents Aegean:...
July 30th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Associations, Books, HR, Immigration, Music, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Almiriki’s summer events

Almiriki’s summer events
Fide Koksal performing with Nassos Sopilis at piano As we have mentioned in previous reports and articles, this summer’s first tip for your holidays is that of Chios and in particular at south west where the fishing port and tourist resort of Lithi beach stands. One of the focal points is the Almiriki...
July 27th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Music | Read More