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Yanni Visits the Gagarin Training Center in Star City, outside of Moscow.

Yanni is welcomed at the Gagarin Training Center in Star City, outside of Moscow.

The home of the Russian Federal Space Program, Roscosmos. The training gateway to the International Space Station.

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Yanni  With Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka (Russia) and Astronaut Scott Kelly (USA) about to enter the Soyuz Space Module

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Ready for a small trip around the world with Astronaut Scott Kelly (USA)

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With extraordinary Astronauts and Instructors Peggy Whitson (USA) and Sunita “Suni” Williams (USA), in Star City.

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In the company of greatness.

Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka (Russia), Astronaut Scott Kelly (USA), Yanni, and Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov (Russia).

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Inside the MIR Space Station with my great instructor and now good friend Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov (Russia).

 

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Photos courtesy of Yanni Management

 

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Yanni’s World Tour 2014 Continues, New PBS Special, New Album, Behind The Scenes!

Yanni’s World Tour has been a big hit and audiences have been loving his concerts.

Yanni is touring Europe right now and in August will begin touring North America.

Please visit http://www.Yanni.com/Tour to see when Yanni will be performing in your city.

Yanni recently released a new album Inspirato which is receiving rave reviews and has been listed on Billboard’s Charts as #1 in the New Age category.

Coming soon to PBS, Yanni: World Without Borders Special will be airing.

Here is a sneak peek:

Please check  http://www.pbs.org/tv_schedules/ to find the PBS station in your area and schedule information. If the special is not listed contact your local PBS station and ask them to air Yanni: World Without Borders.

The DVD (compatible with DVD players globally) will be available to the general public in September.

Yanni World Without Borders DVD

Plus see the behind the scenes (load in & load out) of the Yanni Concert in Chennai & Bangalore, India.

Video by: J DAVIS PROSOUND AND LIGHTING

 

 

 

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Yanni on Ana Maria Braga’s Top Rated TV Show Mais Voce in Brazil!

Video courtesy of Yanni Management

 

Check out the video of Yanni with Ana Maria Braga on her TV Show, Mais Voce. Yanni appeared on Ana’s show which is one of the most top rated shows in Brazil.

Yanni talks about his current concert tour, shares with us a special Greek recipe which I have listed below.

Be sure to visit the tour schedule and see when Yanni will be coming to your city.

http://www.Yanni.com/Tour

Meatballs Appetizer Felitsa (Yanni’s mom)

Courtesy of Yanni

Ingredients

450 g lean ground beef
2 eggs
2 teaspoons (tsp) minced garlic
¼ cup of chopped onion
1 ½ tbsp (tablespoons) fresh mint, chopped
1 ½ teaspoon (tsp) oregano
1 teaspoon (tsp) kosher salt (or sea)
1 spoon of red wine vinegar
4 loaves of wholemeal sandwich, shelled into small slices
Vegetable oil for frying

Method of preparation

In a large bowl mix together 450g of ground beef with 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons (tsp) minced garlic, ¼ cup of chopped onion, 1 ½ tbsp (tablespoons) fresh mint, chopped 1 ½ teaspoon (tsp ) oregano, 1 teaspoon (tsp) kosher salt, 1 spoon of red wine vinegar. *Reserve

Soak the bread in warm water until soft. Then squeeze bread to remove excess water, and squeeze it to turn into a smooth paste. With your hands mix the bread to meat and *reserved spiced up, until all ingredients are well incorporated and the bread is no longer visible.

With hands make balls of an inch and fry with a little oil until brown. Serve at once.

 

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Yanni Adds More Stops On World Tour 2014

Exciting news today!

Yanni has added a few more stops on his World Tour itinerary, India & Sir Lanka!

Chennai, India: April 14, 2014
Venue: Nehru Indoor stadium, Chennai
Tickets: +91 9840885940 / bweventsoman@gmail.com

Bangalore, India: April 18, 2014
Venue: White Orchid convention centre, Manyata Tech park, Hebbal Road, Bangalore
Tickets: +91 9840885940 / bweventsoman@gmail.com

Sri Lanka: April 20, 2014
Venue: Sugathadasa Indoor stadium, Sri Lanka
Tickets: +94 71 1111118 / http://www.anything.lk/events

Yanni’s dream of reaching a global audience continues, powered by the desire to touch people and bring them together with the universal emotions expressed in his music.

www.Yanni.com/Tour

 

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Renee Fleming~I Genitori

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Renee Fleming and Yanni

Renée Fleming, known as “The People’s Diva,” performed as the first classical vocalist ever to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl – Open’s INSPIRATO with “I Genitori,” a magical rendition of “To Take To Hold.”

Listen now! http://smarturl.it/cr8f8g

 

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Meet The Music Artists On Yanni’s Soon To Be Released Album, INSPIRATO

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All photos courtesy of Yanni Management

Plácido Domingo, a world-renowned artist, recognized not only as one of the most influential singing actors in the history of opera, but also as a respected conductor. Plácido Domingo’s vocal repertoire encompa**** 144 stage roles – a number unmatched by any other tenor in history – and he has recorded more than 100 full length opera’s. Maestro Domingo, is one of the world’ leading philanthropists and has been awarded 12 of the prestigious Grammy Awards including 3 Latin Grammy’s and reached an unprecedented global audience as part of the ‘Three Tenors’ phenomenon.

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Renée Fleming, known as ‘The people’s diva’, and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for best classical vocal solo, in February 2014, Renée became the first classical singer ever to sing the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the NFL Super Bowl with an audience of over 110 million viewers.

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Rolando Villazón is one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and beloved stars and is internationally recognized as one of the leading lyric tenors of our day and is regularly hailed as ‘The Next Domingo’.

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Katherine Jenkins, OBE, is the world’s most prolific classical crossover artists. In 2003 she signed the biggest-ever recoding contract for a classical artist and has since become the premiere ambassador of brining classical music to a mainstream audience. Katherine won the love of the US television audience during 2012 when she was the finalist on ABC’s hit TV show, “Dancing With The Stars.”

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Vittorio Grigòlo, achieved gold and platinum status with his first releases and charted #1 on the Billboard US Classical Album chart with the “Italian Tenor.” Vittorio is already established as a successful recording artist. 2014 will see the release of “The Romantic Hero” – a collection of Vittorio’s favorite French opera arias.

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Russell Watson, the UK’s best selling male classical artist ever. Known as ‘The People’s Tenor’ Russell became the first British artist to hold the #1 spot on the UK and US charts at the same time. Russell has performed for audiences around the world including the Pope at the Vatican, the Emperor of Japan, the Queen as well as two US presidents.

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Micaëla Oeste, born in Germany and raised in America has performed throughout the United States and Europe. She has been selected to sing with the Piccinni Foundation in Italy and was also chosen as a finalist at the International Neue Stimmen Competition. Micaëla has become a frequent guest artist during many of Plácido Domingo’s recitals.

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Nathan Pacheco is an American tenor who first appeared as a featured performer on the Yanni Voices Project. He has been a fixture on television over the last four years with his own PBS Special’s and performances with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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Chloe Lowery is an American singer/songwriter of by the age of 9 was performing professionally and was signed to a recording contract with RCA at age 12. Chloe has toured the world as a featured vocalist with YANNI, Chris Botti, and Trans Siberian Orchestra.

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Lauren Jelencovich is a classically trained graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. She has performed throughout the world with YANNI and has been featured at performances in Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall. Lauren is the recipient of Andrea Boccelli’s Wold scholarship and holds top awards from numerous competitions including the Gerda Lissner International Competition.

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Plácido Domingo, Jr. is the son of tenor and philanthropist, Plácido Domingo. Plácido Jr. is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, composer and record producer. His resume includes writing for many artists including Michael Bolton, Luciano Pavoratti, Diana Ross, José Carreras, Tony Bennett, and Plácido Domingo.

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Pretty Yende, is an internationally acclaimed soprano born in South Africa. She was crowned the winner of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia World Competition in 2011 in Moscow.  In January, 2013, Pretty Yende made a sensational unscheduled debut at the Metropolitan Opera and later that month in Vienna. The triumphs she gained in these two engagements catapulted her to international attention bringing immediate invitations to appear in all of the world’s greatest theaters.

Please visit http://www.yanni.com/inspirato.html for individual social media sites of these wonderful artists.

Click here to pre-order: http://smarturl.it/yanni-inspirato-cd

 

 

 

 

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Yanni Concert Announcements!

Yanni to perform at the International Festival of the Mayan Culture/ Yucatan, Mexico on November 2nd 2013 and come April 23rd 2014 Yanni will be back at Royal Albert Hall/London,UK.

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Ticket information available at www.Yanni.com/Tour

A clip of Yanni in concert at the regal Royal Albert Hall in 1995.

 

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Giving Back

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Went yesterday to a great organization that host children from Uganda for one year. It is called www.Penniesforposho.org It was such a wonderful experience. We got to play percussion and dance with the children as they were preparing to go home.

Daniel de los Reyes

www.facebook.com/DanieldelosReyesMusic

 

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World Without Borders Tour

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Photos courtesy of Yanni Management

Preparing for the next journey of Yanni’s “World Without Borders” tour!

Visit www.Yanni.com for continued tour updates.

 

 

 

 

 

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Yanni in Concert -Israel

Yanni performing live in Tel Aviv, Israel for the first time.

A fan captured the excitement!

 

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Daniel de los Reyes DrumSticks

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Photo credits: Daniel de los Reyes

Very excited about my drum sticks being available at the merchandising booth at our concerts. A portion of the proceeds goes towards Camp Southern Ground and another portion goes to my DayGLOW Music Camp™. Thank you for your support.

Besides purchasing these drumsticks at the concerts, they will also be available at the ZBB on line store by the end of the week.

Will keep you updated.

Daniel de los Reyes

http://www.zacbrownband.com/daniel-de-los-reyes.html

 

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What Song Would You Like To Hear?

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Photo courtesy of Yanni Management

If you could see Yanni perform any song in concert, what would it be?

Go to https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYanni and post the song.

 

 

 

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Zac Brown Band~Jump Right In

Check out the behind the scene video of the making of Zac Brown Band’s single “Jump Right In”.

The full video premieres on CMT website

http://www.cmt.com/videos/zac-brown-band/908545/jump-right-in.jhtml  

 

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Grammy Award Winning Musician Daniel de los Reyes Bringing Music Camp to Life

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Grammy Award Winning Musician Daniel de los Reyes Bringing Music Camp to Life
“Where are these Rhythm Trails leading to that you’ve heard me talking about for the past few months?  I am very excited to tell you about my DayGLOW Music Camp™. It is my dream come true. 
DayGLOW Music Camp™ is a a self-contained, independent, educational, youth development facility. It is my heartfelt desire in life to affect our youth in a positive and helpful way.  
I would like to thank Caterpillar and Home Depot along with all of the other companies and friends who are integrally involved in the early stages of the camp’s development. 
Their contribution is helping to bring my dream of the DayGLOW Music Camp™ one step closer to life. Although great progress has taken place to date, there is still much work to be done to bring the camp to fruition.”

“I look forward to sharing our progress with you in the coming months and as always, I appreciate your continued support and encouragement.” 

Daniel de los Reyes

Please visit Daniel de los Reyes’s websites for continued updates on this exciting project

 https://www.facebook.com/DanieldelosReyesMusic 

https://twitter.com/Danieldelosrey9

 

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Zac Brown Band~Australia

Zac Brown Band traveled to Australia recently.

Here is a video done by Zac Brown Band PR of their time down under.

Be sure to visit www.ZacBrownBand.com for tour information.

 

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