Click here to view an article and a video by Michal Shapiro at Huffington Post entitled “Magic From Crete: The Stelios Petrakis Quartet at WOMEX 2013 (video)”
Click here to watch the Quartet’s Concert at Womex 2013 in Cardiff, Wales
The Cretan Quartet is an ensemble consisting of four exceptional young musicians, presenting Cretan music and dance old and new, harmoniously combining love and respect with modern creativity. Making use of the differences between the roots, inheritance, local idioms and instruments with which each musician is familiar, the ensemble presents a wide spectrum of Cretan music from one end of the island to the other.
The new cd “Mavra Froudia” from Petrakis – Lopez – Chemirani Trio is currently on number 3 at the European World Music Charts.
“Melodiko Karavi” and “Mohlos Studio” are proud to announce the release of the new cd of the trio Stelios Petrakis, Efren Lopez and Bijan Chemirani, “Mavra Froudia” (Black eyebrows). The cd contains seven original compositions and one traditional piece from the island of Karpathos. read more..