Maria Farantouri

Beyond Borders
A meeting with Maria del mar Bonet – Cihan Turkoglu – Anja Lechner

Maria Farantouri will be presenting the original work that was written for her voice by composer Cihan Türkoğlu, with lyrics by Agathi Dimitrouka.
During this musical journey, Eastern music traditions with Western undertones such as Medieval, Minimal, Classical and Jazz, will intertwine.
On this musical encounter, internationally acclaimed soloists such as Anja Lechner violoncello, Meri Vardanyan  qanon, Christos Barbas ney, İzzet Kızıl percussion, and the composer of the project Cihan Türkoğlu vocal, saz and kopuz, will collaborate.
In the second half of the concert, Maria Farantouri will meet on stage with famous Catalan singer Maria del Mar Bonet, to sing Spanish Catalan songs, as well as songs by Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hatzidakis.
The concert will be recorded live at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus by the world-renowned German recording company ECM, under the direction of its founder Manfred Eicher.