Stelios Petrakis

PetrakisStelios Petrakis was born in 1975.In 1982 he begun studying the lyra at the Municipal School of Music in Sitia, Crete with Yiannis Dadolos, Ross Daly and Eleni Dretaki.

Since 1993 with the guidance of Ross Daly he begun exploring the musical traditions of other instruments (saz and lute from Crete and Istanbul).

At the same time he begun to construct musical instruments. He has been performing with Ross Daly since 1994, as well as with Giorgos Xylouris since 1998. In 2002 he released his first CD together with the Iranian percussionist Bijan Chemirani titled Stin Akri tou Dounia on the French label L'Empreinte Digitale ( ).


Ross Daly's News

(02/24/15) “7Fish” new cd by Kelly Thoma

If music is an endless ocean of possibilities, this collection is but 7 one. Eight new compositions by Kelly Thoma rising from the depths of the ocean of music. Influenced by various modal traditions, Kelly and eleven exceptional musi...
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(09/26/14) The Other Side

After a long pause from recording, Ross Daly presents us with his new, self-released album, entitled “The other side” (August 2014). Featuring some of his closest collaborators of the past 10 years, the album is comprised of nine original composi...
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(02/06/10) “Anamkhara” by Kelly Thoma

Kelly Thoma's debut album entitled "Anamkhara" has been recently released. The word Anamkhara derives from the Irish Gaelic language and means "friend of the soul". ...
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(11/03/09) Ross Daly Seminar at Labyrinth

Ross Daly Music Group Seminar at Labyrinth Musical Workshop December 3-8, 2009 register at tel: 00302810741027   ...
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