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On his upcoming tour in 2017, YANNI, one of the most celebrated composers and multi-gold and platinum – selling artists of our time is stepping off the concert stage to give his fans the chance to interact with him on a more intimate and personal level.
For the first time, Yanni, alone with his piano, will answer any questions offered by the audience, share his experiences traveling the globe, insight into his creative process, his understanding and interaction with cultures from around the world, and his experience planning and performing in mega shows in some of the most revered places on earth.
Each show is unscripted and will unfold differently each night depending on the questions being asked.
Dates as of now:
Feb. 11th 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb. 13th 2017
Feb. 14th 2017
Feb. 16th 2017
March 7th 2017
March 8th 2017
Bergen Performing Arts Center
March 9th 2017
April 6th 2017
San Diego, CA
April 7th 2017
Los Angeles, CA
April 8th 2017
Mesa Arts Center
Visit www.Yanni.com for ticket information.
Photo credit: KathyChicago
An Evening in Conversation with Yanni
Yanni will be visiting various venues with just himself and his prized piano. The audience will be able to ask Yanni questions and Yanni will share his experiences on traveling the world and his creative process & life.
The first event will be held at:
Feb. 13th 2017
*More dates to be added
Visit www.Yanni.com/Tour for details and ticket information
Yanni gives you some insights on how he creates music. You can’t judge it, you can’t observe it, you have to let the music come to you, surrender to it, let it flow through you, become one with it. The creative process is a state of mind. Athletes call it the zone.
Photo credit: Krystalan
Look who surprised us at our pre-concert fan gathering at Claim Jumper Restaurant in Hoffman Estates, IL on July 30th 2016, Yanni & his daughter Krystal! We had about 50 fans at the gathering enjoying a wonderful dinner and conversation. They had no idea Yanni was going to stop by.
I met them outside the restaurant and when Yanni walked in the fans were in shock and so excited! Yanni was so gracious to take time for photos and he even took Krystal’s phone and turned the tables on the fans and photographed them.
Such a fantastic time! Expect the unexpected!
After our wonderful fan gathering we all drove over to the Sears Centre Arena and enjoyed a wonderful night of music. The music, the lighting, the clarity of the music in the arena was awesome! Yanni and his talented musicians put on an amazing concert. If you’ve never been to one of Yanni’s concert, please go to one. In our big group we had some people that have never seen Yanni live in concert. They walked out of the arena loving his music!
Here are some videos I took at the concert. Enjoy!
Concert Video by: KathyChicago
Thank you Yanni for an amazing night of Music!
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Yanni taking some time with his drummer Charlie Adams who is originally from Joliet, IL and showing us some of his techniques. Be sure to get tickets to Yanni’s concert, you don’t want to miss Charlie’s 5 to 10 minute drum solo! www.Yanni.com/Tour
Yanni introduces you to another one of his amazing musicans, cellist Alexander (Sasha) Ziroff. Check out some of his techniques!
Love how Yanni always uses his hands to express himself.
One of the most talented violinist in the world, Samvel Yervinyan! When you see Samvel and Mary Simpson (another world class violinist) perform with Yanni on stage, it’s spectacular! #YanniTour2016
This is so much fun to see Yanni doing master classes with his musicians. It’s a great way to learn about all the indivdual musicians.
Meet violinist Mary Simpson who puts such heart and soul in her performances.
I’ve always loved the percussion section of the orchestra. Love the sound! Here Yanni brings a master class to you with the very talented Yoel Del Sol.
Meet Jason Carder, another one of Yanni’s talented musicians!
Meet Gabriel Vivas, Yanni’s world class bassist and one of his back line boys.
Meet Lisa Lavie one of Yanni‘s world class vocalists. When not on tour with Yanni you can see Lisa during the holidays when she goes out on tour with Trans Siberian Orchestra.
Meet violinist Benedikt Brydern! @Yanni loves to spotlight his world class musicians. When on stage and off you can see the respect and the admiration they have for each other.
Yanni and the lovely Lauren Jelencovich give a master class on live vocal performance. Check out how high Lauren can reach those notes. Amazing!