A Musical Odyssey are talented musicians that hail from opposite ends of the east coast of Australia - from Cairns and Sydney. They are passionate about sharing music that contributes to the multicultural landscape of Australia. “We combine two beautiful pure elements of voice and guitar to reimagine the music of Greece and the world. We then bring in traditional instruments such as the bouzouki to bring authenticity, nostalgia and colour.” Katerini says “Having been born in Australia of Greek parents allows me to explore the music of Greece from a new perspective and arrange music with reflections on my Australian-Greek heritage.
Our arrangements were such a success in Greece our audiences applauded how true we were to the music and lyrics but also how we had challenged them to see the music in a di erent way.”
Katerini and Paul recently returned from their tour of the Ionian Islands where they were received by the people of Ithaki and Kefalonia with much love and praise. Here they launched their first CD ‘A Musical Odyssey: Songs from Greece’. Previously they have performed in Brisbane and Cairns and after their Australian tour have hopes to again
We are influenced by the multicultural landscape of Australia and the world.
We take our influence from nature, people and music. We are also influenced by prominent composers, currently Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hadjidakis both Greek composers at the forefront of the art song movement.
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