Yanni To Release New Live Recording This Summer

Courtesy:  Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks

Courtesy: Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks

World renowned musical icon Yanni will release his latest live recording this summer.

Yanni: The Dream Concert Live From The Great Pyramids of Egypt will be released this Friday, June 3rd.  The concert will be available in stores and online on CD/DVD combo pack and standalone Blu-ray platform.  It will be released via Portrait/Sony Masterworks and will be available for Pre-order this Friday, March 4th.  It will air on PBS stations nationwide this Saturday, March 5th ahead of its worldwide release.  Audiences can check local listings for the program’s airtime on their PBS affiliate at http://www.pbs.org/.

From the Acropolis to China’s Forbidden City to India’s Taj Mahal and points all around the world Yanni has spent decades spreading his music to the masses around the world.  Now in his latest live recording Yanni performs live from another one of the original seven wonders of the world in the form of the Great Pyramids of Giza.  Originally filmed in November 2015, the concert was recorded in 4K state-of-the-art high definition audio and video.  It features a set list that spans Yanni’s decades-long career and also includes never-before performed songs and new arrangements of his classic hits.  Yanni discussed his love for Egypt and the Great Pyramids as a reason for recording and releasing this concert as well as the manner in which the event was captured.  “It has long been a dream of mine to perform at the Great Pyramids of Egypt, or as I like to call it, ‘The Heart of Civilization!!’ he said of his desire to perform at the Pyramids of Giza.  He also noted Egypt’s rich culture and its people as inspiration for his performance saying, “I am really grateful that this dream has now been fulfilled. During my visit and performances in Egypt I experienced and fell in love with the beautiful culture, joyous and welcoming spirit, warmth and overwhelming generosity of its people.”  In regards to the concert’s recording he noted its exclusivity saying, “This was a once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable event and it has been immortalized in a stunning 4K video production with the best 5.1 surround audio that I have ever made in my life.  It will forever be etched in my mind and in my heart.” 

Yanni is currently touring in support of his latest album Sensuous Chill, which was released earlier this year via Portrait Records.  Audiences can view his current tour schedule online now at http://www.yanni.com/tour.  More information on Yanni: The Dream Concert Live From The Great Pyramids of Egypt is available online now along with all of Yanni’s latest news at:


Website: http://www.yanni.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OfficialYanni

Twitter: http://twitter.com/yanni


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