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.

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”.