30/11/2022 at 19.00in Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-DahlemHittorfstraße 23, 14195 Berlin Access: U3 and busses M11, 110 – Freie Universität/Thielplatz Free Entrance.Concert registration hier.. The Greek Orthodox Parish of the Ascension of Christ in Berlin in cooperation with the Evangelical Parish in Berlin-Dahlem invite us to the 13rd St. Andreas Concert 2022 to enjoy songs and hymns by HXOS Choir Berlin and Greek-German Choir Polyphonia. The concert is under the auspices of H.E.Metropolitan Augoustinos of Deutshcland
Polyphonia Berlin (en)
***Postponed to Saturday 11th March 2023***
This concert is dedicated to the music of the region of Asia Minor. Until 1922, this region was a crossroads between East and West and a habitat of different peoples and cultures, since ancient times and until Ottoman times also heavily populated by Greeks. National aspirations, war and expulsion put an end to the peaceful coexistence of different religions and ethnicities.
The musical heritage from the coast of Asia Minor combines and reflects elements of the Balkans, Greeks, Armenians, Turks, Jews, Persians, Arabs and, last but not least, European influences, which over centuries led to this special kind of Greek musical tradition, which also gave rise to the Rempetiko music,…
After Mikis Theodorakis passed away on 02.09.2021 we dedicate our first concert after a long pandemic break to him. From his infinitely rich and varied musical legacy, we have put together a beautiful and varied compilation of songs that will be sung by our German-Greek choir Polyphonia under the direction of Dr. Ursula Vrysaki on May 21, 2022 in the Apostel-Paulus-Kirche. Asteris Kοutοulas will create a visual experience by projecting photos and excerpts from interviews in large format in the church.