Rébétiko, bouzouki, baglama, are all part of a language that Nicolas Syros inherits from a family of musicians. Thanks to the masters of this language, such Vassilis Tsitsanis, and by returning to the roots, Nicolas is safeguarding the original spirit of this music.
Having settled in France, he perpetuates this style through a large number of demonstrations and concerts in Greece and in most European countries.
Presentation by Jacques Lacarrière
I met Nicolas Syros over fifteen years ago during a first concert he gave in front of students at Jussieu University. Later on, when I was working on the Chant profond de la Grèce show which toured about thirty French towns in 1982, I naturally thought about him to ensure the musical part of the show, which is made of rebetika and contemporary songs...
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