Reviews on Tangos of the Magic Reality
‘…Jánnos Eolou transferred the tango feeling to his compositions with a constant transformation of tonality, melodies and of course orchestrations. He combined the restrained sadness and “underground” melancholy of tango with the seductive quality of magical realism to present multiple alternative views of the surrounding world in his “Tangos Of Magical Realism” Jánnos Eolou, based on an idiom of the past, submitted a most atmospheric contemporary work of genuine beauty and high aesthetics that deserve to be enjoyed…’ – Thanos Mantzanas – 3rd Program, Greek National Radio ERT – Classic Radio

‘…I guarantee you won’t have heard tangos like these before… There’s such a wonderful sense of adventure that burns right through Tangos Of The Magical Reality. Jánnos knows how to breath life into his compositions and they are beautifully realised by the orchestra…’ – Graeme Smith

‘…“Long Summer Shadows,” a vibrant piece that sets the tone with its lively staccato rhythms and playful orchestral arrangement… “Maze” dazzles with its grand melodic leads… “Star Necklace” soars with its powerful lines and emphatic arrangement… “Elysee” exudes urgency, with brooding bass strings and striking lead flourishes… “Peacock” delights with its rich sound and poignant writing… With its rich textures, dynamic compositions, and masterful performances, Tangos of the Magic Reality is a sensational showcase of Jánnos Eolou’s artistic talent and his ability to transport listeners to a realm where music becomes an immersive and transformative journey…’- Plastic.CO.UK Magazine)

‘…Jánnos Eolou offers us a true masterpiece with his album “Tangos of the Magic Reality”. This epic project stands out for its cinematic arrangements and grandiose instrumentation. Each of the instrumental pieces transports the listener into a world of beauty and poetry. This unique opus skillfully combines tradition and modernity. The haunting melodies and bold harmonies captivate the ear, creating an immersive musical experience…’ –

The new album “Tangos of The Magic Reality” is very elegant, it brings a sonic magic in our ears, diverse and varied feelings, a suggestive and subjective work, which can communicate with anyone for being timeless…’ – Victor Matheus (Brazil) IndieClock.Com.Br

‘… There is a complete sound here, rich and dynamic, symphonic in a few words. Jánnos Eolou creates compositions pf a lyrical and at the same time epic context, with a somewhat cinematic perspective… with melodic moments, truly special, that could immediately become a “hit”…’- Fontas Troussas – Diskorihion (Music Critic Magazine)

‘…Amazing tangos, combining Astor Piazzolla’s nuevo tango with contemporary film music, with a personal language! Listening to the lyrical, soulful “Panther” with its staccato melodies, unexpected trills and harmonic chains, one travels to old Argentine tangos by Villoldo, Alcorta and Gardel, with a cinematic aesthetic (as we came to know through Piazzolla’s music) transferred to today… Hail to Jánnos Eolou’ – Renata Dalianoudi, Music Critic

‘…It is an album with 18 compositions, full of melodic and harmonic richness, which sounds surprisingly modern and classic at the same time. One of the best – if not the best – releases of 2023…’ Michalis Tsantilas

Reviews on La Forêt des Vœux:
‘… The best music work I have heard in 2019…’ – Panos Chrisostomou, 2nd Program, Greek National Radio ERT

Reviews for Corpus Aeternum:
‘…Unique show, one you would expect to see at nights at the Egyptian Pyramids…’ Eleftheria Newspaper

‘…Beyond everybody’s expectations…’ – Eleftheria Newspaper

‘…The audience left the premises enchanted… in another universe…’ Thessalia TV

Some reviews for his film score ‘The Christmas Tango’:
‘…music is the key aspect of the film…’ – Yiannis Zouboulakis, Vima Newspaper

‘…for the first time in Greece Music and Cinema have joined forces in such a way, leaving the audience breathless…’ Nikolas Aronis,

‘… musical grandeur…’ Panagiotis Timogiannakis

‘…sensational music…’ Lifo

‘…the music was fantastic… a film created by real artists…’ Michalis Reppas (Real News)

‘…the music is incredibly accurate, serious and essential to the film. The main vehicle that moves the whole soundtrack is a dramatic music theme that acts like the ‘voice of destiny’. Sometimes lonely, reluctant and shy, expressive, revealing, discrete, emotional, urgently dramatic, introvert… different shapes that prove the composer’s ability to mold the same music theme according to the needs of each scene within the film. Above all, we see the mastery of the composer to identify the film’s musical signature so successfully from the first moment. This is one of the most vital things for a film, and in this particular case, the composer was really inspired when composing the main themes which dominate the whole soundtrack…’ (

‘… the extraordinary Jánnos Eolou composed a soundtrack of the highest standards that works as a catalyst in the film from the first moment. Its big success is that it is a work of art and can be enjoyed also outside the film. It is a one of the best music works we came across for a long time now. It is of Hollywood standards.’ Yiannis Theodosiadis (BizzNews)

‘…the soundtrack starts with the ‘song version’ of the main theme (lyrics by Eleni Zioga), performed by Giorgos Dalaras – with the enchantment of a heavy emotional but also controlled performance. Then 39 more tango instrumental versions of the 3 main themes follow, of rare beauty and elegiac power. Finesse, bittersweet melancholy and an esoteric tension in a monumental work by Jánnos Eolou…’ – Jazz & Jazz

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