Prix Academie Charles Cros

Our latest album “The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo” has been awarded with the eminent “Prix Academie Charles Cros” in France!

Kyriakos Kalaitzidis has gathered together a group of extraordinary collaborators in order to tell with his compositions the musical tale of Marco Polo and the silk roads, one of the defining periods of human history.

Participants:
Music ensemble “En Chordais”: Kyriakos Petras: violin, Kyriakos Kalaitizidis: oud, Drosos Koutsokostas: voice, Alkis Zopoglou: qanun, Petros Papageorgiou: daouli.
Music ensemble “Constantinople”: Kiya Tabassian: setar, voice, Ziya Tabaassian: tombak, daf, Pierre-Yves Martel: viola da gamba
Guest musicians: Lingling Yu: pipa, Dhruba Ghosh: sarangi, Marco Rosa Salva: recorder, Amartuvshin Baasandorj: voice, tobshuur
The song “The Stranger” in lyrics by Vasiliki Nevrokopli is sing by Maria Farantouri.

The albume has been released by World Village – Harmonia Mundi and is distributed in 52 countries. You can download it from iTunes, order it from World Village or directly from “En Chordais”.

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