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For many, Greek music might conjure up scenes from "Never on Sunday" or "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" — dancing, smashing plates, flowing ouzo — opa! But a collective of young, talented musicians take on a different image of music from the Greek world.

The Greek Chamber Music Project performs classical and jazz music by Greek composers, shedding light on little-known works, as well as visiting familiar songs in a new way. GCMP's combination of all-Greek works are so unique, that they are rarely performed even within Greece.

Featured composers have included Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Manolis Kalormiris, Philippos Tsalahouris, Christos Hatzis, Andreas Makris, Dinos Constantinides, Dimitris Dragatakis, Michael Malis and others.

Photos by M. Chatzistamatiou