Biography

Chrysoula Kechagioglou has had singing lessons with the renowned baritone Spiros Sakkas and with Mirka Yemetzaki.
She participates in various traditional and folk music groups, presenting songs from different cultures. She has cooperated in recordings and on stage with artists such as Nikos Antipas, Lina Nikolakopoulou, Manolis Mitsias, Manolis Pappos, Dimitris Mystakidis, Nikos Tatasopoulos, Nikos Kypourgos, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny.
Over the last few years she has performed (either with her female band “Chrysoula K. & Púrpura”, or as a member of other projects) around the world in the USA, Spain, France, Egypt, Finland, etc. culminating in her appearances at the prestigious National Folk Festival (Canberra) and The Brunswick Music Festival (Melbourne), in Australia in 2013 and 2017.
In December 2014 she released her debut album titled “Sa Fylachto (As a Talisman)” – lyrics and music by Lazaros Samaras.
Recently, she participated in the latest album of Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny’s group “Mozaik” (Bruce Molsky, Rens van der Zam, Nikola Parov), which is about to be released in 2017.