The multi-awarded music ensemble L' Arpeggiata, in its first appearance in Greece, presented its new production, Mediterraneo-Music from the ‘Sea of the morning’, with the exquisite melodies and unique rhythms of southern Europe. With the collaboration of baroque musicians and traditional musicians, with instruments such as the psalter, lute, percussion, kanun, the saz, guitars and the Greek lyre or lafta.
Song: Misia (Portugal), Nuria Rial (Spain), Vincenzo Capezzuto (Italy), Katerina Papadopoulou (Greece)
Margit Ubelaker: psalter, Sarah Reed: baroque harp, Eero Palviainen: baroque guitar, David Mayoral: percussion, Francesco Turrisi: harpsichord, percussion, melody, Boris Schmidt: bass, Sandro Daniel Costa: fado guitar, Daniel Pinto: fado viola, Socratis Sinopoulos: lyre Nikos Mermigkas: lafta, Aitak Dogan: kanun, Ismail Tunkbilek: saz
Anna Dego: dance
Christina Pluhar: music direction and theorbo
The programme began with a musical tribute to C. P. Cavafy entitled Sea of the morning. Greek-Salentine songs and tarantellas followed. Their musical roots are found in Italy, but they were sung for centuries in Greek by the Greek origin population of Salento. Melodies and songs from Eastern and Western Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Spain (Mallorca and Catalonia) and Portugal were also presented.
On 27 and 28 November 2013 an educational programme for young musicians, open to the public, was held in the hall of the Friends of Music Association. Teaching: Christina Pluhar and musicians of L' Arpeggiata.
The event was part of the programme “WITH EXQUISITE MUSIC-VOICES-150 YEARS FROM THE BIRTH OF C. P. CAVAFY”, NSRF 2007-2013.