Music Escapades: Nalyssa Green & Melentini  - Εικόνα

Original artistic propositions, creators of the younger generation and unexpected musical meetings are featured in the Music Escapades series that is opening this summer’s program of concerts at the Panoramic Steps of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

From dream pop to avant-garde electronica and from soul to folk music, this double-bill show on Friday, July 7, is the definitive game changer.

Nalyssa Green
The singer, songwriter and theremin player who stood out for her soft voice and the ethereal way in which she moves between the piano, the guitar, the synthesizers and the theremin, is back at the SNFCC. The self-taught composer and songwriter from Athens has released four personal albums, two in English (Barock and The Seed) and two in Greek (Bloom and Astral Journey), and is the creator behind the viral hit single “Cocktail,” a song with over 1 million views on YouTube that introduced her to a wider audience as one of the most important representatives of Greek dream pop. Nalyssa Green composes original music for the theater, film and television, and sometimes participates as a performer on stage.

At the SNFCC, she will perform with her band, which features, among others, Miss Trichromi, Logout and Kristof, three young musicians who also stand out on the Greek music scene.

Nalyssa Green | piano, keys, voice
Miss Trichromi | keys, voice
Logout | bass, voice
Tsolimon | guitar, bouzouki, keys
Chrysanthi Tsoukala | drums, voice
Kristof | keys, voice

A multifaceted and multitalented songwriter and performer, Melentini is as special as her name suggests. A graduate of the Athens International Music School and the Greek National Conservatoire, she started playing music at a very young age. Together with Richard Κönig and Kostas Antoniou, she is one of the founding members of the independent electronic music collective Sequence Theory Project. She has collaborated with acclaimed artists, including British Steve Jansen of the legendary Japan, Blue Square, Pavlos Pavlidis, Pan Pan, Theodore, and others. She introduced herself to a wider audience in 2013 with her solo album Explosions around, the desert inside, which earned her critical acclaim and a warm response from the public.

Melentini has released, to date, three personal albums (Explosions Αrounds, the Desert Inside, Avenue of Nightmares, ZRSHA; fundus Uterus) and a collection of songs from postmodern Greek cinema (9 songs from post modern films), she has appeared in the theater, while he has composed original music for theater performances and films, including the award-winning "Afterlove" by Stergios Paschos and "Dog" by Gianna Americanou.

In her live performances, she is accompanied by The Running Blue Orchestra, which currently consists of Vasilis Dokakis, Kostas Antoniou and Chris Vigos.

Friday 07/07 | 21.00
Free Admission

This event comes under a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). 

See also

Monday 29/05, 19:30

The Lullaby Project: The tone of love


Friday 02/06, 21:00

Music Escapades: Kadinelia & Alkyone