Spiritual Front, Sieben
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, at beginning of Holloway Road, opposite Highbury & Islington tube station, N5 1RD.
Dates: Saturday 24th of January 2015
Time: Doors open: 6:00pm
Daemonia Nymphe, the world music ensemble known for their haunting music rooted in ancient myths & stories, played on ‘ancient’ Greek instruments with atmosphere created by masks, costume and hypnotic dances will perform songs from their latest album ‘Psychostasia’ as well as all their previous albums ‘The Bacchic Dance of the Nymphs/Tyrvasia’, ‘Daemonia Nymphe’ and ‘Krataia Asterope’.They will also perform for the first time new compositions from their upcoming album and music from their theatre works!! With special guests Spiritual Front from Italy and Sieben from the UK.
Daemonia Nymphe are: Spyros Giasafakis and Evi Stergiou: vocals, reproductions of ancient Greek instruments, guitar, bag-pipes, percussion
Session musicians: Rey Yusuf: female vocals, Stephen Street: double bass, Mike Perry: drums, percussion, Peter Ulrich: percussion.
Dancers/performers: Denise Moreno, Sile Gutrod
Sound engineer: Ben Ellis
Light designer: Alex del Bondio
Hair stylist: Chrysostomos Chamalidis
Video Projections: Yiannis Katsaris
‘Ancient’ Greek Instruments manufacturer: Nikolaos Brass
About Daemonia Nymphe
Daemonia Nymphe (Spyros Giasafakis and Evi Stergiou) is an ethereal world music ensemble, the first artists worldwide to compose and perform improvisations with reproductions of ancient Greek instruments manufactured by Nikolaos Brass. Credits include: ten albums on labels of several nationalities (German, Italian French), live performances in Austria, England, France, Belgium, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Greece (headliners in Wave Gotik Treffen (Germany), Ethereal Fest (Spain), Caivano Arte Fest (Italy), invited at Psalm/Styriarte Festival (Austria), Exhibition Road Fest (UK), music composition for short films, documentaries (Treasures of Athens and Olympia/channel 5), theatre (Theatre Lab Company) and stand-up comedies (Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Broadway, New York), singing contribution(with LBC) to Neil Davidge’s (Massive Attack) score for the game ‘Halo’ 4, collaboration with international musicians Peter Ulrich (ex-Dead Can Dance), Dessislava Stefanova (London Bulgarian Choir), Psarantonis, Dimitra Galani, Alkinoos Ioannides and Louisa John Krol among others, and compilations by European and International labels which include songs by Daemonia Nymphe along with tracks by Lisa Gerrard, Loreena McKennitt, Ladytron and many others.