The Violin and Lyras of Greece

Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 pm

A lecture-performance featuring traditional folk music from all regions of Greece as played on the violin and laouto, as well as lyras from Thrace, Macedonia, Crete, and Pontos, as performed by Beth Bahia Cohen – violin and lyras, and Mac Ritchey – laouto and percussion. This is a program of the Hellenic Culture and Heritage Society in partnership with the UMass Lowell Hellenic Studies Center and Center for Arts and Ideas. 

Fisher Recital Hall, Durgin Hall, UMass Lowell, 35 Wilder Street, Lowell (parking available across the street in the Wilder Street lot). $10 for non-members of the Hellenic Culture and Heritage Society; free admission for students. For more informatiom, contact or call 978-934-3107.

One Response to The Violin and Lyras of Greece

  1. Dean says:

    Paul, I found it interesting that you mentioned Pontos which is not part of Greece today. It is part of greater -Greece. Some day it will again come under the Greek flag.