Marios & Julie, perform as a duo and with their band. They started their career 1988 and since then, they have given more than thousand concerts in many countries including Greece, Austria, Italy, Germany, Canada and USA. Allthough living in Vienna Austria, they play greek music and they are considered to have an excelent mark among the most succesfull and popular artists in the World-Music scene. They have performed live on Radio and TV stations, theaters, concert halls and festivals, but they still enjoy playing also in small locations, such as hotels, taverns and bars.
Marios & Julie have a huge repertoire: rebetiko, traditional and modern greek music, songs of the most popular greek composers like Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis, Vassilis Tsitsanis and a lot of songs they wrote themselves. They use to enrich their music with elements of other genres, mainly latin, gipsy, oriental, swing and bossa nova.
Beside their musical performances, they hold regularly workshops in Austria and in Greece, teaching songs, popular traditional greek dances, guitar and bouzouki.
They released their first album PANORAMA in 1995. NOSTOS(1998), KOSMOS
(2001), PHOS (2003) and A TRIBUTE TO MIKIS THEODORAKIS (2007) followed.
The line up of Marios & Julie Kompania is:
Marios Koptsas-Anastassiou: vocals, bouzouki, baglama
Julie Anastassiou: vocals, guitar, baglama, percussion, flute
Alfred Stütz: bass, vocals
German Belmar: percusion, drums