Sounds of Greece come to UMSL

Mavrothi Kontanis and the Maeandros Ensemble will perform their blend of traditional folk, urban and classical music of Greece and the Near East at the University of Missouri–St. Louis at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the E. Desmond and Mary Ann Lee Theater at UMSL’s Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center.

Founded by singer-songwriter Kontanis, the group’s repertoire includes songs representing historic significance and contemporary appeal.

A pre-show discussion with the group will be held at 6:40 p.m.

Along with UMSL, this lecture is co-sponsored by the E. Desmond Lee Global Ethnic Collaborative and Karakas Family Foundation Alliance for the Advancement of Hellenic Studies, the Hellenic Government-Karakas Family Foundation Professorship in Greek Studies at UMSL, Center for International Studies at UMSL and the Touhill.

More information: or call 314-516-4949


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