Date: October 14, 2018
Venue: Sanders Theater Harvard
The Harvard Library in Celebration of the Arrival of the Archive of Greek Poet and Lyricist Nikos Gatsos presents:
The Gatsos I Loved – A Concert
Music by Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, and Stavros Xarhakos
With performing artists Manolis Mitsias, voice; Karyofyllia Karabeti, voice and readings; Achilleas Wastor, piano; Heracles Zakkas, bouzouki and mandolin.
Join the Harvard Library on a musical journey through the history and culture of modern Greece through the lyrics of poet Nikos Gatsos. This exclusive US event brings acclaimed Greek singer Manolis Mitsias and actress Karyofyllia Karabeti together to highlight Gatsos’s unique blend of surrealism, symbolism and folk song. Hear the best-loved melodies of composers Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Stavros Xarhakos and more, and celebrate the legacy of one of Greece’s beloved poets.
This event is made possible with the generous support of the Harvard Library, the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies, the Gerondelis Foundation and the Merriam Family Fund in recognition of the Kalambaka Library.