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the Greek Project Featuring Charles Lloyd and Maria Farantouri at City Recital Hall Angel Place

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City Recital Hall Angel Place
2 Angel Place
Sydney
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Wed, June 4, 2014
19:30

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Featuring Takis Farazis, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland and Sokratis Siniopoulos.
"Music of deeply spiritual beauty" The Times (UK)

Two legends of the international music scene, Charles Lloyd (USA) and Maria Farantouri (Greece) along with their band, combine forces to bring you The Greek Project. This incredible combination of jazz and classical Greek musicians unveils an unimaginable synthesis of sound and sensibilities.

Lloyd and Farantouri met over a decade ago after a performance she gave in the USA. The pair have been collaborating and sharing musical ideas ever since. Maria Farantouri, whose “voice was a gift from the gods of Olympus…” (The Guardian) has for decades been the voice of Greece. From the 1960s Farantouri’s music was inextricably linked to the protest movement against the Greek military junta of the time. Le Monde has called her “the Joan Baez of the Mediterranean” and after leaving Greece at the age of twenty, Farantouri became a symbol of resistance and hope for many causes including the Greek anti-dictatorship movement....

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Olivia W uploaded this event on May 1, 2014

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