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Rockin’ the Byzantine Dream

21.02.2019 in Arts & Culture

Rockin’ the Byzantine Dream     An Interview with Billy Chrissochos, composer of Rock Opera “Anna and Vladimir” “Anna and Vladimir: The love that ROCKED the world,” debuted at Carnegie Hall and Off Broadway. Set in the year 988 CE, the Heroic Age of Basil II Emperor of Byzantium, the story chronicles Princess Anna Porphyrogenita and her world rocking marriage to Grand Prince Vladimir of the Kievan Rus. An incredible story of Love, War and Peace brought to life through Hard Rock and Greek Folk music, dancing, actors, and a full rock orchestra. Billy Chrissochos is the primary composer, historical…