Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka

Vangelis And The Journey to Ithaka is a 2014 documentary on the Acadamy Award winning Greek composer and synthesist.

The two-hour documentary includes interviews with Vangelis and many of his friends and colleagues, including Sean Connery, Hugh Hudson, Jessye Norman, Oliver Stone, Akiko Ebi, Julian Rachlin and many others.

It also includes rare, historical footage, most of which has never been seen before. In addition, the documentary includes recent footage of Vangelis improvising new music. Continue reading

Rare Vangelis Interview – On His Greatest Achievement And More

vangelisThe latest episode of the Sinfini podcast features an interview with Academy Award winning composer/synthesist Vangelis.

Host Norman Lebrecht talks with Vangelis about his earliest musical memories, his ‘great mistake’, his greatest achievement, scoring films like Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire and more.

You can listen to the new Vangelis interview via the embed below or at the Sinfini site: Continue reading

Vangelis – The Tegos Tapes


One of the frustrations of fans of synthesist Vangelis is the huge volume of his soundtrack work that remains unreleased.

Blade Runner fans are still pining for a comprehensive soundtrack. The soundtracks to films like Missing, The Plague and The Bounty are only officially available in fragments.

And then there’s his soundtracks for Cavafy, FrancescoSplendeur Sauvage and many other films that have never been officially available.

The Tegos Tapes is an interesting example of these obscure Vangelis soundtracks. Continue reading