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"His music fascinates, captivates, leaves no one indifferent" (Krasota Balkan Magazine - Moscow)
Thanasis Karamintzios was born in Trikala, Greece. He has composed theater music in Berlin (Edgar Wallace's "Der Rächer" at ACUD Theater Berlin (aPT theatrical group at the Humboldt University)) and has performed with his Berlin-based band in several venues in Berlin and Budapest, as well as at the “Karneval der Kulturen” 2015, the biggest open air festival in Berlin.
From 2017 to 2018 he had been performing his music with the Thessaloniki-based group Errante. Errante have had several concerts in Thessaloniki ("Bensousan Han", "Tabya", "Zoya", "Akivernites Politeies" etc), Athens ("Café at the Numismatic Museum", "Gallery Dimiourgon") and at the Theater Workshop of Yannitsa.
Thanasis Karamintzios has also performed his music with several Russian musicians in the autumn of 2017 and in the spring of 2018 in well-known Russian venues ("More Vnutri" and "Gallery Belyaevo" in Moscow and "Griboedov Club" in St. Petersburg), as well as in the Concert Hall of the Moscow Linguistics University. Olga Pshenitsyna, choreographer at the Bolshoi Theater of Moscow has created choreographies on his music.
In 2018 he recorded his first CD “Errante” in Athens. The musicians who participated are Kyriakos Gouventas (violin, mandolin), Thanasis Karamintzios (guitar, bass, cajon), Anastasis Misyrlis (violoncello), Kostas Sakarelis (oboe), Stella Tempreli (violoncello), Eirini Toumpaki (vocals), Panos Tsekouras (theremin), Asterios Tsetsilas (vocals), Vassiliki Vlamaki (vocals) and Dimos Vougioukas (bandoneon).
Since November 2018 he is performing his music in Berlin with Mark Kagan (violin) and Dina Bolshakova (cello) and in Greece with Kyriakos Gouventas (violin) and Stella Tempreli (cello).
Song texts from the CD “Errante” by Thanasis Karamintzios.