Showcase: Alkyone (GR)

  • 23/05 23:00 - 23:25
  • Arch Club - Live Stage

Showcase: Alkyone (GR)

Alkyone is a multifaceted artist hailing from the picturesque mountains of Northern Greece. As a singer, songwriter, and musician, she navigates seamlessly between Greek and English languages, blending indie pop, cinematic, and folk elements into her unique musical tapestry. Drawing from her experience as a former choir member, Alkyone infuses her compositions with haunting choral arrangements, tapping into the primal and potent essence of collective voices.
Her musical journey began in childhood, inspired by her father’s love for folklore music. Learning to play the piano alongside him, she eventually pursued formal training, earning a degree in classical piano. However, it wasn’t until later in life that she embraced her own songwriting prowess, crafting introspective and evocative pieces that echo her deep connection with nature and birds, a theme that also inspired her stage name.
Alkyone’s performances are a fusion of her original compositions and innovative arrangements of traditional Greek songs. She has graced stages alongside esteemed musicians like Maria Farantouri and Thanasis Papakonstantinou, captivating audiences across Greece and Europe with her distinct musical vision.
In May 2023, Alkyone unveiled her debut full length album, “Exit Sign,” which garnered widespread acclaim for its artistry and emotive depth. Beyond the realm of entertainment, Alkyone sees music as a catalyst for change, fervently believing in its capacity to shape ideas and influence the world at large. Through her introspective lyrics and stirring melodies, she endeavors to weave a narrative that resonates with listeners, inviting them to contemplate and connect with the transformative