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Harmonious sounds and Resistance

Dear friends I gives me great pleasure to announce that Maria Farantouri will give seven concerts in Germany on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration ... more ...


Rojava - Let us stop this war now!

Rojava in northern Syria should be everyone’s concern and the people of Rojava need our global solidarity. Let’s act now and stop this war of aggression (a violation of international ... more ...



Dear Friends It‘s time yet again to express my heartfelt thanks to you for all the positive feedback following our concerts, which reached us online, per post and through other channels. As ... more ...


A Great Honour

Dear friends It was a very touching moment for me at the Pauls Church in Frankfurt yesterday afternoon. What an honour to be awarded the Albert-Schweitzer-Medal. The wonderfully worded laudatio ... more ...


On Top of the Agenda: War

(Admin) Both, the old and the new German defence ministers are backing an increase in militarisation within Europe. Those who feel the irresistible desire to live and not die, should now rise-up ... more ...


Carola Rackete is free!!

The 31-year-old was arrested on Saturday and placed under house arrest for steering the "Sea-Watch 3" with 40 refugees aboard into the port of Lampedusa. According to Sea-Watch, the judge, however, ... more ...


Thank you, Carola!

Dear Carola, I am writing these lines to you today as a Thank You. A Thank You for the humble and obvious ways with which you are doing something that we should all do: Save people in need. We ... more ...


This is a dream come true

Dear Friends, This is a dream come true for me. Finally - we are going on tour with the Bavarian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra directed by my friend Mark Mast! A few days ago, we had our first ... more ...


Ezé Wendtoin - Sag nein!

Dear Friends, Ezé Wendtoin, the young German Studies Specialist and songwriter from Burkina Faso, has already taken part in a number of my concerts and impressed audiences with his ... more ...


Dedicated to those who are desperately trying to protect a forest (most certainly in vain)

Dear Friends,   In the face of the capital crime committed at a 12,000-year-old forest, (of which only a small part remains today) which dedicated people are desperately trying to save - ... more ...