As Greece and the world mourn the death of Mikis Theodorakis, Greece's greatest composer, many have reflected on the music icon's last concert held in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens in 2017. In a tribute to the legendary composer, a...
Mikis Theodorakis, the greatest Greek composer in history, whose music has touched generations, died on Thursday at age 96 in Athens. His death at his home in central Athens followed multiple hospitalizations in recent years, mostly for heart treatment. The composer...
Rebetika, sometimes called the "Greek Blues," is perhaps the most influential genre of Greek music. While the movement as a whole was significant internationally, there were a few Rebetika singers that defined the iconic genre. Rebetika singers, musicians, and...
During the time of the military junta in Greece, from 1967 to 74, Greek composer and activist Mikis Theodorakis' music was banned. By Bill Thomas The road to my afternoon with Zorba began in 1968. I was in the US Navy...
Stelios Kazantzidis -- who died in 2001 --was the voice that contained the pain and desire of post-war, poverty-stricken Greece.
Rebetiko has been inscribed on UNESCO's "Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity."
A virtual choir based out of Kavala, Greece, bringing together 80 different singers, recently released a video of the song "Trehantira."
The Athens Concert Hall (Megaro Moussikis) has announced three free, live streamed performances in the days leading up to Easter on May 2.
The Greek Community of Melbourne will stage its annual Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival this weekend in Melbourne.