Music and Poetry

Apr 17, 2008

Lecture and concert on the relation between music and poetry featuring Ioulita Ilιopoulou, Yorgos Kouroupos and Spyros Sakkas...

Spyros Sakkas, Ioulita Iliopoulou, Yorgos Kouroupos

Poet Ioulita Iliopoulou delivers a lecture in English on poetry set to music.

The concert ″With a clover of light – from Sappho to Elytis″ follows. Τhe program presents the journey of light from antiquity till today through songs and poems. Light is traced in Greek poetry (Sappho, Archilochos, Seferis, Gatsos, Elytis), and travels through melodies from Byzantium to folk and artistic contemporary songs. Ioulita Iliopoulou reads poems, Spyros Sakkas sings and Yorgos Kouroupos plays the piano in a performance aiming to reveal the light’s journey. In cooperation with the Greek Composers’ Union and the Hellenic American University.


Artist Ioulita Iliopoulou, Spyros Sakkas, Yorgos Kouroupos
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Greek Composers' Union, Hellenic American University
Venue Hellenic American Union Auditorium
Start Date 17/04/2008
End Date 17/04/2008
Starting Time 19:00
Type Concert
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2009/03/09 - 16:42:37



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