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OPENING CONCERT

Ihos – Kalanta: traditional Christmas and New Year's songs from Greece

Photo: IHOS

Saturday 15 December 2018 16:00 - 17:00 The German Church
SEMF explore Early Christmas Music from around the world! Be part of an excursion to the Kalanta-tradition of Greece (related to the word "calender"), implying old narrating Christmas- or New Years eve's songs. Kalanta used to be sung by children who went from door to door which is still a part of Christmas celebrations in Greece, today.  The IHOS ensemble, led by musicologist Vassilis Varelas and with singer Katerina Konstantinou spread this Christmas and New Year eve's atmosphere, with a modal flavour of the Mediterranean Sea.   

 

Tickets: 150 SEK (B) 200 SEK (A)

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