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Plastikes Karekles

Sat 22 Sep

Plastikes Karekles

An eclectic fusion of international and Greek musicians with roots from traditional Greek folk to classical and jazz, Plastikes Karekles (Plastic Chairs) represent a culture of reinvention as defiant and hopeful as the music itself. These songs are dedicated to the character of the woman as depicted through Greek song – graceful, beautiful, wicked, saintly, the seductress and the temptress.

The group is known for their own arrangements of music by Theodorakis, Hadjidakis and Xarhakos featuring a fusion of classical string instruments with Greek traditional ones. They are also very involved in the Rebetiko scene, having set up the very popular Rebet Asker, Greek Roots Series at the Green Note, London, dedicated to the music of Rebetiko.

They have appeared at performances and festivals in Greece and elsewhere abroad. In the UK they have performed at Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, St David’s Hall as part of the Proms, as well as more intimate venues such as the Green Note, Vortex and the Forge, London.

The group also consider education and outreach an important part of their work. This has taken them to not only mainstream schools, but also special needs homes, hospitals and prisons throughout the UK.

Date & time:Sat 22 Sep – 9pm
Venue:Hall Two
Price:Savers £9.50*
+ £3 booking fee.

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