After participating in the 2013 edition of Womex, the prodigy of the Cretan lyra Stelios Petrakis released his new album “Avgi” on February 23 2015 at Buda Musique completed with a bonus live DVD.
Accompanied by three talented musicians from the younger generation, “Avgi” is a tribute to the traditional Cretan music and is reborn the multiple influences which it was nourished.Mixing original compositions and traditional music, the album offers an intense personal vision, and is designed for dance, inseparable part of this culture and masterfully interpreted by the master dancer Thanassis Mavrokostas.
Stelios Petrakis: Lyra – lute – composition – arrangement
Thanassis Mavrokostas: Dance – Cretan Cello – Mandura
Antonis Stavrakakis: Voice – mandolin – lute
Giorgos Stavrakakis: Voice – Lute