Loustri

Music Ensemble

"LOUSTRI" IN GREEK MEANS "SHOESHINE BOYS"

The name is inspired from a music piece which was written by the Greek composer Manos Hadjidakis for the soundtrack of the Elia Kazan's movie "America America". The second reason was that such a name represents simple, hard, honest polishing work. No fancy things here. Just honest music from a colorful and rich (in terms of culture) region. The region around the Aegean Sea and even more, the region around the east Mediterranean sea i.e. Greece (as epicenter), Turkey, Cyprus, Libanon e.o.

Latest News

Loustri radio Show @ Acik Radyo no 10/59
Loustri Radio Show @ Acik Radyo Season 59, No 10 Today, July the 21st, 2024 the TENTH radio show of the music ensemble LOUSTRI (of the 59th season) on...
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THESSALONIKI SOLOIS FESTIVAL 23 july 2024 - 21:00 - MONI VLATADON / ANO POLI / THESSALONIKI
Loustri Anatolika (east) Tuesday, July 23 21:00, Monastery of Vlatadon The repertoire of the musical performance “Loustri Anatolikα” focuses on Greek culture,...
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THESSALONIKI SOLOIS FESTIVAL 23 july 2024 - 21:00 - MONI VLATADON / ANO POLI / THESSALONIKI
ΛΟΥΣΤΡΟΙ ΑΝΑΤΟΛΙΚΑ – Μουσική παράστασηΤρίτη 23 Ιουλίου – Αύλειος χώρος Iεράς Μονής Βλατάδων – 21:00Το ρεπερτόριο της μουσικής παράστασης Λούστροι...
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our music

Colours

Bouzoukis, Baglama, Guitars, Kanun, Upright Bass, Percussion, Accordion – Bayan, Kemence – Kemane. 5 members are signing (the most of the time),…

Concept

Let the audience fly with the ensemble “LOUSTROI” in different times and spaces around the Aegean sea and beyond.
From Athens’s…

Repertoir

Greek (Rebetiko, Traditional, art music of Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos, Rebetiko and the ensemble’s own music), Turkish…

Loustri Music ensemble

Music which shines after polishing…