En Chordais is one of the most internationally acclaimed and exceptional music ensembles specializing in the traditions of the Mediterranean music. Its presence on stage is always accompanied with a wide and unique repertoire mixed with compositions both from the past and the contemporary time maintaining the originality and the timeless of the old as well as the intimacy of the today’s trends. With this extensive repertoire and a playful, lively presence on stage, the ensemble has toured throughout the world, receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim.
The music ensemble is connected with the homonymous musical organization, which along with the establishment of the traditional and Byzantine music school and its actions in the field of publishing books and recording CDs, has composed a broad perspective in the Greek and International music scene.
In March of 2008, the group during its participation to Babel Med Festival received the “Prix France Musique des Musiques du Monde”.
En Chordais, renowned for extensive research on the musical legacy of the East Mediterranean, has entranced audiences by more than 800 concerts all over the world. The appreciated ensemble has been invited and performed in very special and important concert halls:
Salle Pleyel (Paris), The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium of Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Palais de Bozar (Brussels), Carl-Orff - Saal Gasteig (Munich), Cairo Opera House, Theatre de la Ville (Paris), San Marco (Venice), South Bank (London), City Hall Concert Hall (Hong Kong), Athens Concert Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Ten Days on the Island (Tasmania), Salle Pierre-Mercure (Montreal), Theater of Ancient Epidaurus, Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall (Istanbul), Herodis Atticus Odeon (Athens), Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris) are just some of them...