Randolph-Macon College will host Ancient Sounds of Greece with Dr. Nikos Xanthoulis
on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Ann’s Performing Arts Building.
St. Ann’s is located at 216 England Street in Ashland, Virginia.
Xanthoulis is the 2012-2013 AIA Kress Lecturer. He is an associate researcher with
the Academy of Athens and head of educational programs with the Greek National Opera.
He earned his degrees from the Sofia Music Academy (Ph.D.), the Panteion University
of Athens, and the Athens and Athenaeum Conservatories. His fields of research include
ancient Greek music, the ancient Greek trumpet (salpinx) and lyre, and the performance
of ancient Greek lyric songs. He is also the author of a book on ancient Greek music
Xanthoulis, who recreated ancient Greek instruments and has studied ancient musical
texts, will give an informative and entertaining performance of ancient Greek music.
A wine and cheese reception will follow the performance.
The performance and reception are free and open to the public; however, reservations
are required by Wednesday, September 26. Please make reservations by
visiting www.rmc.edu/eventrsvp or via
e-mail at email@example.com or by calling Charlotte
Parrish at (804) 752-7238.