20 Maggio ore 21 - Concerto, dalla Grecia ai Balcani.

20 Maggio ore 21 - Concerto, dalla Grecia ai Balcani.

Victoria Taskou, Giorgos Papaioannou e Christos Barbas sono tre giovani musicisti greci.

La loro esperienza nasce da un'approfondita pratica della musica modale (Ross Daly, Omer Erdogdular, Necati Celik, NedyalkoNedyalkov) e dallo studio della musica classica europea (Università di Atene, Salonicco, Creta).

Atraverso Oud, Violino, Ney e Voce, strumenti sia popolari che classici, tradizionali e moderni, modali e tonali, suoneranno composizioni originali ed un repertorio di musiche modali provenienti da Grecia, Turchia e Balcani

Christos Barbas Trio

Victoria Taskou, Giorgos Papaioannou and Christos Barbas are three young musicians from Greece. They draw from a broad experience of musical practice with some of the finest teachers of Modal musics (Ross Daly, Omer Erdogdular, Necati Celik, NedyalkoNedyalkov) and also studies in western european music (University of Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete). Through a combination of instruments (Oud-Violin-Ney-Voice) that is both folk and classical, traditional and modern, modal and tonal, they will be presenting original compositions by the three of them, as well as a mixed repertoire from modal musics from Greece, Turkey, Balkans and other music idioms.

Il Concerto

  • Domenica 20 Maggio 2012
  • Inizio concerto ore 21
  • Ingresso 10€ (8€ soci khatawat)
  • Info e prenotazioni 340.9588717

Christos Barbas

Christos Barbas

Studies music from his early years: Ney with Omer Erdogdular and Markos Skoulios, Kaval with Nedyalko Nedyalkov, Blockflute with Kostis Papazoglou and Bernard Bohm, theory of western tonal music with Nikos Solomonidis and Vasilis Kitsos, courses in piano an cello, Byzantine music with Panagiotis Neohoritis, Bansuri and North-Indian music with Shiam Sunders and Nicolas Magriel, courses in Shakuhachi with Kiku Day, self-taught in whistling, accordion, galician bagpipe, tin whistle, guitar and more.

Holds a degree in Musicology from the School of Fine Arts of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Mmus in Ethnomusicology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is interested in a variety of music generes ranging from contemporany and improvised music, medieval music, renaissance, baroque, classical, music for theater and dance, modal jazz, to greek, turkish traditional music, turkish ritual and classical, bulgarian, indian, afghan music etc.

His occupations with music includes composition, interpretation, performance and teaching. He performs in concerts, and as an artist for recording sessions both in Greece and abroad. From 2008 he is a co-founder of the artistic company Nomeolvides-Co, active in creation of multi-disciplinary art projects and the yearly festivals ‘Espacios’ at Kodra/Thessaloniki. At 2010 he produced the cd of the musical group Yeden (Nomeolvides Records 001). He has taught ney, kaval and groups of traditional music in the University of Macedonia/ Department of Music Science & Art, in the city of Thessaloniki (2007-2011), and in the School of Traditional and Popular Music, Technological University, Arta (2006-2009). He is currently working at Labyrinth Musical Workshop as the seminar’s coordinator. 


Giorgos Papaioannou

giorgos papaioannou

Giorgos Papaioannou was born in Athens in 1982. He studied music from his early age at Atticus Odeum. Since the age of 15 he has participated in numerous groups of classical, rock and artisic greek (entehno)  music. 

Since 2000 he lives on the island of Crete. He studied Sound Engineering in the University of Crete and that' s where he starts his involvement with the traditional music.

He has participated in music and dancing festivals in France, in Bulgary and in Turkey. He has also attended seminars of turkish and arabic violin as well as bulgarian music. He also got a scholarship to attend a seminar of indian music from the Royaumont Foundation in France. 

He has cooperated with numerous of artists as Ross Daly, Ivan Varimezov, Hainides, Kosti Avyssino, Mario Papadea etc. In the discography he has cooperated with Afentoula Razeli, Psarantonis, Yianni Paximadaki etc.

Now he is a member of different music ensembles as well as in the Symphony Orchestra of the Municipality of Heraklion. He also gives violin lessons at the Minoan Odeum, at the music school of Kazantzakis Municipality and at the Concerto Odeum of Moires in Heraklion.

Victoria Taskou

victoria taskou

Victoria Taskou was born in Athens. She graduated from the music high school of Pallini and Department of Music Studies - University of Athens. She also studied theory of western classical music and byzantine music.

Her main instrument is the Oud, which she studied firstly with N. Parali in Lesvos, and continuingly with AntonisApergis, Katerina Papadopoulou and Ross Daly. She continued her studies on Ottoman classical music in Istanbul with Necati Celik, MehmetEminBitmez and Omer Erdogdular.

Her main interest in music lies in music creation, be it in musical groups, improvisation or composition.

She has participated in concerts with various groups of traditional and contemporary music in Greece and abroad.

She participated in the organization of the "Musical Workshop for Interpretation and Composition", in the island of Kythira on 2004 and 2005.

For the 9 last years she a regular attendant of seminars in Labyrinth Musical Workshop / Crete (composition and orchestration, turkish and arabic oud, rabab, yayli tanbur, free improvisation, turkish singing), where she also taught a seminar on 2006, entitled: "Introduction to Modal Music for musicians with a european musical background".

On 2009 she created the music group "Vuslat" together with CihanTurkoglu. On 2012 they published their cd "Vuslat" (vuslatband.blogspot.com)

Victoria is currently working a music teacher in highschool in Greece.

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