Violinist and composer Maria Manousaki has released her latest album Hidden Trails. Photo: Courtesy of Maria Manousaki
ATHENS – The renowned violinist and composer Maria Manousaki has released her latest album, titled Hidden Trails. She shared the news via email, noting that “my second personal album Hidden Trails which was recorded between New York and Athens is out, just released by ΠΚm. You can listen to it or order it on Bandcamp, which is the preferred platform for us musicians, by clicking on the link: https://bit.ly/Maria_HT.”
Manousaki said: “This is a project that we have been working on since 2017 and features some of my compositions, performed by a stellar international band. The inspiration of this album stems from respect for those who, against all odds, stand up to an overpowering ideology In order to defend their freedom, beliefs, and rights.”
Manousaki composed the music and performs on violin, along with an international group of artists- Guy Mintus of Israel on piano, Panayiotis Andreou from the U.S. on bass, Engin Gunaydin of Turkey on drums, Haig Yazdjian of Armenia on oud, Tigran Sargsyan of Armenia on woodwind, and Zacharias Spyridakis of Greece on Cretan Lyra. The production and arrangements are by Petros Klampanis.
Manousaki said: “For those in Athens, there will be a CD release concert on Thursday, December 9 at the beautiful Half Note Jazz club, which we are really looking forward to and would love to see you there.”
AMSTERDAM — The blockbuster exhibition of paintings by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer closed its doors for the final time on Sunday, with the art and history national museum of the Netherlands hailing the show as its most successful ever.
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