Martha Mavroidi is a lutist and singer from Greece.
She has been playing folk lutes (lafta and saz) from her childhood, performing music from Greece and the Balkans. Later she developed an interest in contemporary music, blending elements of folk music with contemporary harmony and improvisation. She has participated in various world and contemporary music projects in Europe and the United States. She has composed music for films, dance and theater productions.
“You could be in Athens, Istanbul, Sofia, Manhattan –but the truth is that, with Mavroidi, you are in all of them at once.”
Michael Church, The Scotsman