Saturday 10.08

Martha Mavroidi & Yasemi Vocal Quartet : “I’m singing to rejoice”

at 21:00 | Spyros Stephanou Estate, Agios Georgios Stafyllas, Kampos, Chios


Concert for polyphonic ensemble with traditional songs from Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean

Participating a choir with students from the Chios Music School and child refugees
Choir music teaching: Michalis Pilavas



Yasemi is a vocal quartet consisting of musicians from the field of Greek traditional music. Singers and instrumentalists at the same time, they transfer their experience from the techniques of traditional instruments that they play to the voice, which they consider a multifaceted musical instrument. In their repertoire they include traditional melodies adapted for a vocal ensemble, as well as new pieces that follow the modality of Eastern music. Combining traditional melodies with modern harmony, Yasemi focuses on the vocal traditions of Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean, exploring the multiple role of voice in a rich musical tradition.

The Yasemi Quartet consists of: Irini Derebei, Maria Melachrinou, Martha Mavroidi, Tasos Poulios