A versatile vocalist,musician and performer, Panayotis is known for his ability to perform different styles of music with the a unique, personal approach and style. He mainly sings international tunes such as jazz standards, chansons, folk & world music ,gospel and spirituals, classical and post-modern music and of course greek music repertoire.He has performed in greek, english, italian, german, spanish, french, russian, czech, hebrew and japanese in Europe, US and China with much success in theatrical and musical productions with an emphasis in his solo alternative projects.
He has appeared in venues such as Zero Arrow of the American Repertory Theater, Jarvis Theater of Napa (CA), The Pickman Hall, T. Eliot Library (Harvard University), M.I.T Chapel, King's Chapel, The Hellenic Cultural Center of Watertown, The Center For The Arts in Natick, Amazing Things Firehouse of Birmingham, St. Paul Boston's Cathedral, Lowell University, Lowell's Historic National Park, Red Hall Theater (Shanghai),Megaron Moussikis (Athens), Onassis Cultural Center of Athens,Vouleftiko (Nafplion, Greece), Herakleidon Museum-Experience in Visual Arts, Eilissos Pocket Theater, Cafe Alavastron, Olvio Theater, GazArte and elsewhere.
His first album "Far Away Land- songs from Greece" (PT9969- September 01, 2009) was a result of these appearances. The album includes Greek Folk songs in a modern, new age approach and got critical acclaim both in the US and Europe and reached the World Music Top-100 of CdBaby charts based on sales from all over the world. His 2012 digital EP "Free" is an avant-Americana fusion album that combines folk, progressive rock, rhythm and blues and country elements proudly presented by Panayotis and a small group of select musicians.It charted in No7 of the greek avant-garde iTunes charts and has exceeded more than 10,000 streaming and downloads so far!
In June 2016 a CD of the highly acclaimed composer and arranger Tasos Karakatsanis was released where Panayotis sings new songs upon the poetry of Noni Stamatelou ("Oi Mpalantes tis Nonis").
A special project for Platos' Academy Digital Philosophy guide has been also recorded with Panayotis' voice; a guide that follows the ancient paths of Athens and describes more than 90 monuments in the city.
Furthermore, Panayotis' love for folk and world music has led him to work for more than 10 years upon the music and tales of Europe and the US and present them with story teller E. Gerokosta in a variety of alternative venues all over Greece; forests, beaches, chapels, rivers, museums.
A new song "Small suite in red minor" (music by Yannis Mygdanis based on poetry of Yannis Ritsos) has been released in 2020 making a new music proposal to the auditors of Panayotis.
Currently he is participating in recordings that will be released in 2021!
Panayotis works also as a voice coach and advisor; he composes music for the theater and tutors several groups and projects dealing with the voice.
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