'20 years since... Melina'
A musical performance dedicated to the memory of Melina Mercouri.
We all rememberss the personality of the great actress Melina Mercouri and the political struggle she led in the 1970s in Paris. On the 20th anniversary of her death, a tribute-musical performance in Paris is dedicated to her memory. Through her songs and videos, audiences will rediscover her life and career. The actress and singer Tina Alexopoulou will perform famous songs of Melina’s repertoire and she will be accompanied by three instrumentalists (piano, accordion, and bouzouki).
Performer: Tina Alexopoulou
Piano: Benjamin Chatzikoubaroglou
Bouzouki: Periklis Malakates
Accordion: Louis Paralis
Concept of the performance: Pierre Maraval
Production : Le Chant du Poete
Performances will occur at the theatre ‘La Reine Blanche’, Paris, on Thursday, March the 6th – the exact day of the anniversary - at 21:00 and also on Sundays, March 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th at 16:00.
The official announcement of the theatre will be through the link below:
"When Operetta met Musical"
‘When Operetta met Musical’ was a successful co-operation which lasted throughout Autumn, 2013, but which started with an individual performance. Soprano Lamprini Kartalis of the Greek National Opera, and performer Tina Alexopoulou chose favourite songs from their repertoires. Tunes from ‘West Side Story’, ‘Mary Poppins’, ‘Moulin Rouge’, and ‘Cabaret’, were intermingled with graceful operettas, canzonets, and Greek retro songs.
An unexpected meeting with plenty of improvisation, distinguished guest stars and surprises…
Soprano: Lamprini Kartalis
Performer: Tina Alexopoulou
Pianist: Benjamin Chatzikoumparoglou
From left to right :Lamprini Kartalis,
B. Chatzikoumparoglou, Tina Alexopoulou
"Tina and the Jazzymates" at Neptune Hotels at Kos
Full moon party.
Tina gave a musical performance in the beautiful ‘Apollon Theatre’ at Neptune Hotels. A dance programme was created with a disco and Latin music especially for the night. Apart from Kostas Anadiotis at the piano, new members were invited to join the band to enliven the dance beat. Kostas Triantafyllidis was on drums and Nikos Anadiotis was on the guitar. The audience enjoyed themselves dancing and singing along!
Tina sings “Celebrate good times, come on!”
by Kool and the Gang
Wine Festival of Samos
Tina participated in the annual Wine Festival organised by the Municipality of Samos Town. Especially for the occasion she chose Greek songs from Greek musicals of the 60s and 70s which are very popular. She was accompanied by the famous bouzouki player Manolis Michalakis. At the piano, as always, was her fellow musician Kostas Anadiotis.
“Swing for Hope"
Tina performs the dance routine with the Burlesque group of the ‘Athens Swing Cats.’
‘Swing for Hope’ is an annual charity festival for poor families stricken by the crisis. It is organised by the dancing group ‘Athens Swing Cats’. Nine swing bands performed live during one night of full of swing and live dance shows by the Athens Swing Cats. ‘Tina and the Jazzymates’ contributed to the festival and Tina performed a song from the musical ‘Cabaret’ and danced to choreography, especially created for the night, with the Burlesque group of ‘Athens Swing Cats’.
Tina performs the song ‘All that Jazz’ from the musical ‘Chicago’.
“Tina and the Jazzymates" at Half Note Jazz Club
Performer Tina Alexopoulou returned to the Half Note Jazz Club on Friday the 17th of May, with a special selection from the most famous musical songs. Virtuoso pianist Kostas Anadiotis and talented trumpeter Kostas Kefalas completed the group. The trio created a cabaret atmosphere with favourite songs from musicals and soundtracks. Choreography was by Elena Linardaki and Aliki Mavroeidi.
From the left: K.Kefalas, Tina, Kostas Anadiotis