On July 29 , Mikis Theodorakis , celebrate hi 85th birthday. Born in Chios on July 29, 1925 to a Cretan father and a mother from Smyrna, Theodorakis has indeed lead a life to celebrate. Some of the most important old and new colleagues, singers , composers and actors , both Greek and non-Greek, have prepared a giant musical celebration , which they’ll present as a birthday gift to Theodorakis.
Hear songs beloved by the great composer, who seems to have had a bottomless resevoir of music in his oh-so-tall body, packed with memories and emotion , as Mikis’ presented with a candle topped birthday cake to commemorate the great composer’s lifelong journey, both his musical accomplishments as well as his political action and thought. This unique event , an event of respect and love at the same time , it is sure to offer rare moments of excitement and enthusiasm for those lucky enough to attend and celebrate the eighty-fifth birthday of Mikis Theodorakis.
The gala event, which will present Alexis Kostalas, the Popular Orchestra “Mikis Theodorakis ” will take part:
Composers : Zülfü Livaneli, Lucian Kilaidonis , Layrentis Mahairitsas, Dionysis .
Οι τραγουδιστές: Nena Venetsanou , Kalliopi Vetta , Lia Vissi , Maria Vlachou , Peter Gaitanos , Glykeria, Doros Demosthenous, Vasia zeal , Anthony Kalogiannis , Vassilis Lekkas , Mary Linda , Dimitris Basis, Petros Pandis , Sofia Papazoglou , Natalia Rassoulis , John Iron, Marie Farantouri, Alexandros Hatzis , Lina Orfanos.
Actors : Kakia Igerinou , Besa Malfi , Yannis Bezos , Katerina Papoutsakis , Panagiotis Petrakis , Anna Fonsou Vassilis Haralambopoulos .
The composer and pianist Gerhard Folkerts.
The Virtue Ketime (σαντούρι – φωνή).
The Songwriter Μανώλης Ρασούλης.
Orchestra MIKIS Theodorakis ‘
Lycabettus Theatre – Thursday, 29 July 2010 , 21:00
The big celebration for the 85 years of Mikis Theodorakis
FREE ENTRY TO ENTERTAINMENT
Invitations will be available from the vendors of the Greek Festival, Panepistimou 39
Tel : 210 -3272000