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Anastasia Zannis to perform Live in NYC in support of Ukraine

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Anastasia Zannis, the international acclaimed Artist Singer (soprano Crossover) will perform live at the legendary Cutting Room on May 3rd, 2022 in support of Ukraine.

New York, NY – April 12,2022. Anastasia Zannis, born in Athens, has solidified her position in the international music scene through performances at the world’s premier institutions, both as a solo performer and in co-operation with world-renowned artists. She is the only singer has ever performed at the sacred hill of Acropolis, the land mark of Democracy  in front of the Parthenon, the hymn of Liberty , for the 200 years of the Greek Independence. The flexibility, technique, and broad vocal range of her voice has allowed for an extensive repertoire, which adjusts to different music styles, from opera to contemporary music.

Anastasia’s concerts are an extension of her personality, based on supporting human values and rights. For one night only, on May 3rd, New Yorkers will be privy to a unique concert taking place at Cutting Room on 44east 32nd street in the heart of Manhattan, where Anastasia will perform with a live piano. The fundraising event is organized in support of Ukraine and part of the proceeds will benefit all efforts of the non-profit organization led by Jose Andres, World’s Kitchen.

‘This is one of the most important concerts of my career. To be able to perform in solidarity for Ukraine, raise awareness on the #StandUpforUkraine movement and send a message for peace is my moral obligation as an artist’, said Anastasia Zannis regarding her upcoming concert.

‘Cutting Room is a legendary venue in New York City. I have performed here in the past and it feels like returning home. Music connects people from different backgrounds. Through my songs and poems from my country, alongside internationally famous songs, we want to bring communities together and send a strong message for a peaceful future’, she added.

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Anastasia has delivered sold-out personal concerts at Carnegie Hall (New York, 2013), Athenaeum (Bucharest 2014), Pallas Theater (Athens, 2011), Keyaki Hall (Tokyo, 2007), and many other well-respected venues.

She is a member of the Olympic Torch Relay Committee. Her association with the Olympic Games, and performing the Olympic Anthem, go as far back as her childhood when she was chosen from a competition to sing at the Opening Ceremony Calgary Winter Olympics in Canada, representing Greece.

Anastasia’s strong stage presence and vocal range lends itself for unique performances in Ancient Greek Theatres, such as Ancient Olympia (2012), the Ancient Theatre of Larissa (2013), and Ancient Pnyx under the Acropolis (2012). She had the honor of hosting the entire opening Classical Marathon Opening Ceremony (2013)

She is featured in varied discography such as: Buddha Bar Collection (Cover to Lorena McKennit’s “Tango to Evora”, “Circle of change”), Stefanos’ European release CD (“The Challenge”), Medecins du Monde folksong “Tzivaeri”, Mark Almond’s cover on “Days of Pearly Spencer”, and her live album at the Pallas Theater.

Anastasia’s awards include Best Performance Award (World Trade Fair, Seoul, 2008), 3rd Prize Performance Award (Cesme Song Festival, Turkey, 2009), Olympic Committee award for contributions to the Olympic Games (2014).

She was selected to perform the American National Anthem in front of Former US President Bill Clinton, former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg, current NYC mayor Bill de Blasio, the US National Basketball team. Her esteemed audience also includes other world-stage personalities such as former Secretary-General of the UN Boutros Boutros-Ghali, NBC anchorman George Stephanopoulos, and many others.

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