PRESENTATION OF THE TREE TR.A.P. PROGRAM TOGETHER WITH VIDEO PROJECTION OF THE "TWIN MOTHERS" PERFORMANCE
WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST Dimitra Trypani (composer and Lecturer) and Faye Lychnou (text adaptor and Administrator) together with some of the performance's participants will present the video of the performance, which successfully took place at the Ionian Academy in Corfu in April 2016 in collaboration with the Vocal and Orchestral Ensemble of the Department of Music Studies of Ionian University, and will also conduct a post-projection discussion about the performance, the idea behind TREE TR.A.P events in relation to the island's cultural life, and will present this year's program of TREE TR.A.P.
Venue: KIP Library, Gaios, 9 pm Entrance FREE
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CONCERT SERIES: FIREFLIES – «ΠΥΓΟΛΑΜΠΙΔΕΣ»
A series of three concerts organised by the Friends of Paxos Association featuring talented young musicians on stage.
THURSDAY 28 JULY Concert forclavichord, piano and oboe Sevastianos Motorinos (piano) and Christos Tsogias – Razakov (oboe) present a varied program of 16th to 20th century music gems
The concert will start with a 10’ surprise program of 16th and mid 18th century compositions on a rare and very delicate instrument, the clavichord.
Sean Gough, son of the founder of Paxos Festival is kindly lending his father’s clavichord to the Music Studies Department of the Ionian University, Corfu for educational purposes. So it will be a unique chance for music enthusiasts to listen to the instrument’s delicate sounds on Paxos
Program on theclavichord -Hernando de Cabezon: Dulce memoria (keyboard diminution of Doulce memoire by Pierre Sandrin). -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: childhood compositions Minuet in G, KV. 1 Minuet in F, KV. 2 Allegro in B-flat, KV. 3 Minuet in F, KV. 4 Minuet in F, KV. 5 Klavierstück in C, KV. 5a Klavierstück in F KV.33b
Programfor piano and oboe -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Sonata No.14 in C minor, K.457 (Allegro molto) -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in D Major, K. 485 for piano -Carl Nielsen Fantasy Pieces for Oboe and Piano, Op.2 Romance (andante con duolo) -Antal Dorati:"Légerdemain" for solo oboe -Βenjamin Britten:"Pan" from 6 Metamorphoses After Ovid for Solo Oboe -Antal Dorati:"La cigale et la fourmie" for solo oboe -Jacques Widerkehr: Duo Sonata No.1 in E minor for oboe and piano (Allegro - Menuetto - Adagio sans lenteur - Allegro)
Venue: Old Loggos Schoolhouse
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SATURDAY 30 JULY Jazz Concert for Piano and Guitar Federica Lorusso (piano) and Jason Athanasiadis (guitar) will perform a varied set of well known jazz peaces from the early bebop age to more recent jazz creations as well as works from songwriters such as: Dave Brubeck, Horace Silver, Antonio Carlos Jobim and many more.
Program -Lee Morgan: Ceora -Herbie Hancock: Maiden voyage -Victor Young: Stella by starlight & There will never be another you by -Pat Martino: Catch -Thad Jones: A child is born -Bronislau Kaper: On green dolphin -Charlie Parker: Billy’s bounce -Wes Montgomery: Road song & In your own sweet way -Jimmy van Heusen: Polkadots and moonbeams -Bobby Timmons: Moanin -Miles Davis: Solar -Johnny Mercer: Autumn leaves -Kenny Dorham: Blue bossa -Oscar Hammerstein: Softly, as in a morning sunrise -Richard Rodgers: Have you met Miss Jones -Victor Young: Beautiful love -Henri Mancini: The days of wine and roses
Venue: Old Loggos Schoolhouse
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TUESDAY 2 AUGUST Greek music by youth band “Manthos Damigos and Friends” Manthos Damigos (guitar and vocals), Dimitra Damigou (vocals), Giorgos Bikoulis (accordion), Leonidas Korakianitis (bouzouki), Labros Papanikolaou (base)
Manthos Damigos and Friends will perform unplugged and in a summer mood well known pieces of contemporary Greek music as well as new songs written by Manthos D.
Venue: Old Lakka Schoolhouse
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Time for all Fireflies concerts: 9pm Tickets: 8 € Reservations - Faye Lychnou: firstname.lastname@example.org or Friends of Paxos: email@example.com/6944633123
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MAIN PERFORMANCE SERIES: IN THE CORE OF TREE TR.A.P.
THURSDAY 4 AUGUST The NQR Ensemble “La Ligne Invisible” - Music Performance based on rhapsody Ψ of Homer’s Odyssey An original musical creation by Paxos composer in residence, Dimitra Trypani
This will be the second performance of “La ligne invisible”, commissioned by the Eleonas Festival in Athens, where it premiered in June 2016.
MONDAY 8 AUGUST A Premiere Improvisation Concert: GeorgeKontrafouris (pianist) – Harris Labrakis (ney) Friendly participation: Dimitra Trypani (traditional percussion)
Two world-class Greek musicians from different musical backgrounds - jazz, folk, classical - combine their skills on stage. A compelling fusion of sounds – piano, ney - by two of the best current Greek instrumentalists.
Venue: Old Loggos Schoolhouse Time: 9pm
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Tickets: 10 € - Friends of Paxos: 8 € Reservations - Faye Lychnou: firstname.lastname@example.org or Friends of Paxos: email@example.com/6944633123
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FUNDRAISING CONCERT SERIES
SYNDAY 14 AUGUST Savina Giannatou: “Savina sings for Paxos “ Concert for voice and guitar (Kostas Grigoreas)
Venue: Museum Yard, Gaios Time: 9.30pm
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TUESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER – CONCERT FOR FLUTE AND PIANO Ria Georgiadis (flute) - Sven Birch (piano) The great musicians and loyal friends of Paxos and its festival, travel from Austria to Paxos to play for a wonderful cause. You will enjoy a great variety of works from the 18th to the 20th century by well known artists foreign and Greek.
Program Johann Nepomuk Hummel(1778 – 1837): Sonata in D-major opus 50 for flute and piano Allegro con brio Andante Rondo - Pastorale Carl Nielsen (1865 – 1931): Sonata opus 9 in A-major for flute and piano (arr. of the violin sonata by Georgiadis-Birch) Allegro glorioso Andante Allegro piacevole e giovanile Toru Takemitsu (1930 - 1996): Rain Tree Scetch I & II for piano solo Dimitris Economou (1984): Ccfuse (2008), for flute solo Carl Reinecke (1824-1910): Sonate „Undine“for flute and piano, opus 167 Allegro Intermezzo – Allegretto vivace Andante tranquillo Finale – Allegro molto agitato ed appassionato, quasi Presto
Venue: Old Logos Schoolhouse Time: 9pm
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Tickets: 15 € All proceeds from these two concerts go to the fund of the Social Welfare Foundation to help totally renovate and equip the patients’ ward of the local Health Center
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SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER: Choir Concert - Community Project “Edo Lilipoupoli” the popular radio show songs will be performed on stage by the children’s choir of the Cultural Association of Paxos and any other child over the age of 8 who wishes to participate and has basic singing experience.
Venue: Museum Yard, Gaios, 9pm Ticket price: 8 euro
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SUNDAY 4 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER: Children's choir workshop Conductor: Aneljia Stefanova Director of “Armonia” Children and Youth Choir of Preveza, one of the best youth choirs in Greece. Coordinator: Petros Andriotis Violinist and Theory of Music Teacher at the Athens Conservatory
Participants: children above 8 years old and youth with basic singing experience The workshop paticipants will be practicing and performing songs from “Edo Lilipoupoli” a very popular 1970’s Greek radio show.
Rehearsals Venue: Gaios KIP Library Concert Venue: Museum Yard, Gaios * * * FRIDAY 5 & SATURDAY 6 AUGUST * Kinesis: 2-day Movement Improvisation Workshopconducted by dancer and choreographer, Mary Randou. Hours of sessions: 2hours daily Venue: Old Lakka Schoolhouse * * *
SUNDAY 7 AUGUST * Improvisation Workshop: Kontrafouris – Labrakis Two of the most prominent Greek instrumentalists (piano, ney) will offer a day’s seminar of music improvisation
Venue: Old Loggos Schoolhouse * * * FRIDAY 5 – SUNDAY 7 AUGUST * “From Ear to Body”: 3-day Body Percussion Workshopcreated/conducted by Dimitra Trypani A three days workshop on creating music with your body; It’s fun, it’s physical, it’s creative, it’s artistic. Prior musical knowledge not required.
Hours of sessions: 2hours daily Venue: Old Lakka Schoolhouse
*Participation Fee for the workshops: 30€ - Friends of Paxos: 15 € If interested in joining, please contact Faye Lychnou: firstname.lastname@example.org/ +306944633123
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THURSDAY 5 – MONDAY 8 AUGUST “MindfulMusicMaking”: Experimental stress-release music sessions created/conducted by Dimitra Trypani Experiencing the unique pleasure of listening to and playing Asian percussion; relaxing and attempting mindfulness through soundscape creation.
Number of sessions: 45-minute sessions for up to five participants per session. Times will be set during the first meeting. Venue: Old Lakka Schoolhouse
Fee per session: 10€ per participant If interested in joining, please contact Faye Lychnou: email@example.com/ +306944633123
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The proceeds from the Body Percussion and Mindful Music Making workshops by Dimitra Trypani will be donated to the Friends of Paxos Association for the further support of the important educational and cultural events that the Association organises.