The performing group, the Greek Music Ensemble, is a Boston-based group committed to the critical interpretation and high quality performance of Greek, Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean Art Music. The group aspires to further promote this music and make it part of the world music scene. To this end, the Greek Music Ensemble will perform selected genres of Greek, Balkan, and Eastern Mediterranean music that have informed and shaped the art music history of Greece, Balkan countries such as Bulgaria, Serbia, and Albania, as well as Middle Eastern countries such as Turkey, Syria, Egypt, and others.
Among the goals of the Greek Music Ensemble is to redefine and elevate the performance standards of this music styles in the United States in a way that would represent their true spirit, stylistic nuances, and accurate interpretation. The group's approach to performance is based on a critical exploration and interpretation of the unique stylistic and technical aspects of the music, and on a highly skilled, elaborate, and inspired presentation of it.
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