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Byzantine music: a traditional music expression with modern aspects

November 13, 2019@7:00 pm9:00 pm

Byzantine music: a traditional music expression with modern aspects.

In this lecture, Emmanouil Giannopoulos will present some basic features of Byzantine music, which has a huge repertory created by skillful composers during the last centuries. Additionally, there will be some specific references for the great impact this musical tradition has on other kinds of non-ecclesiastic compositions, especially in the 19th and 20th century.

Emmanouil Giannopoulos, assistant Professor at the School of Music Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, teaches Byzantine Music and Musicology in Greece and abroad, he has written many scientific books, articles, essays on Psaltic Art -its extremely rich handwritten tradition, history, hymnography, theoretical treatises- and papers on the work of famous musicians. He takes part in the prestigious International Musicological Congress and his papers are published in the Proceedings and on the web. He has also edited numerous important musical books and he has given many performances with his students᾿ choir. He is a protopsaltes (first chanter) in the famous Byzantine Church of the Saints Apostles in Thessaloniki. To see his entire scientific and artistic activities visit his personal website:


November 13, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm