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MEGARON - THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL - Perfomarce diary: JANUARY, FEBRUARY , MARCH 2007

MEGARON - THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL - Perfomarce diary: JANUARY, FEBRUARY , MARCH 2007

Posted March 17th, 2007 by webmaster

M E G A R O N

 

THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL

PERFORMANCE DIARY 2 0 0 6 - 2 0 0 7

JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH

 

BOOKING ON THE DAY OF THE PERFORMANCES
AT THE LOWEST TICKET PRICES
FOR STUDENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE

 

On the day of every performance, all remaining seats are available
at reduced prices to students and young people aged 8-18 years.
In the case of youngsters under 15, discount price is also offered to one escort.

 

ON THE DAY OF THE PERFORMANCE CALL 7282 333 (AFTER 10 AM)
TO CHECK FOR TICKETS AVAILABILITY. TICKETS SALES BEGIN AT 6 PM
MEGARON THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL

 

Vass. Sophia & Kokkali
Athens 115 21

 

Information on 7282 333

 

The Annual Programme is subject to changes.
A detailed programme of all performances is made availbale every
three months published by the Athens Concert Organization

 

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TELEPHONE BOOKING

 

You can book tickets by telephone using your credit card.
Telephone booking opens one day after the date that booking
opens to the public at the Megaron Box Offices.

 

 

Call 010.72.82. 333

 

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ELECTRA CYCLE

 1, 4, 7 & 10 March
Richard Strauss: Electra
Within thew framework of Opera Oeason Series
Opera in one act
Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal adapted from his drama of 1903
Director: Michael Hampe
Set designer: MIchael Hampe - Martin Rupprecht
Costume designer: Martin Rupprecht
Light designer: Hans Toelstede
Clytaemnestra: Agnes Baltsa
Electra: Nadine Secunde
Chrysothemis: Inga Nielsen
Aegustus: Arild Helleland
Orestes: Harry Peeters
The Athens State Orchestra conduted by Johan Arnell

 
3 March
Michael Cacoyannis: Electra
"Electra" (1962)
Screening of the MIchael Cacoyannis' film
Screening: Michael Cacoyannis from the tragedy by Euripides
Set & Costume designer: Spyros Vassiliou
Director of photography: Walter Lassaly
Music: Mikis Theodorakis

 

13, 14, 15 & 16 January
The Zurich Opera Ballet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
GREAT ORCHESTRAS - GREAT CONDUCTORS SERIES

10, 11 & 12 February
The Cologne Gurzenich Philharmonic Orchestra
Markus Stenz
Olli Mustonen: piano
Johan Reuter: bass-baritone

(12 February)
BRIDGES
"In Search of Space-Time"
Conception-Music: Dimitris Maragopoulos
Director: Panagiotis Simopoulos
Scientific advisor: Dionyssis Simopoulos
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra conducted by Miltos Logiadis

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
26, 27, 28 February & 2 March
Haris Alexiou's Concerts
"The Sound of Memory"

THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL EVENTS
Sat 3 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
Thomas Hengelbrock

BAROQUE MUSIC
"Cameratas' Guests"
- Joseph Haydn: Symphony no 49 in f minor, "La passione"
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Requiem" in d minor, KV 626
Balthasar-Neumann Choir and Soloists
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock

Sun 4 February (at 11.30 a.m)
David Ensemble
SUNDAY MORNINGS
- Works by D. Shostakovich, A. Vivaldi, M. Bruch, N. Skalkotas
David Ensemble
Lukas David conductor

Tue 6 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Antonio Vivaldi: Giustino
BAROQUE MUSIC
Opera concertante
«Dramma per Musica» in three acts
Libretto: Nicolo Beregan
Mata Katsouli: soprano
Mina Polychronou: soprano
Masoussa Xyni: soprano
Theodora Baka: mezzo-soprano
Irene Karayanni: mezzo-soprano
Mary-Helen Nesy: mezzo-soprano
Jason Darnell: tenor
Panagiotis Finas: tenor
Patras Orchestra (playing on period instruments)
conducted by George Petrou 

Thu 8 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
In Search of Space-time
BRIDGES
An audio-visual performance in collaboration with the Eugenides Digital Planitarium
Conception-Music Dimitris Maragopoulos
Director: Panagiotis Simopoulos
Scientific advisor: Dionyssis Simopoulos
Anna Pagalou: mezzo-soprano
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra
conducted by Miltos Logiadis

Sat 10, Sun 11 & Mon 12 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
The Cologne Guerzenich Philharmonic Orchestra
Markus Stenz
GREAT ORCHESTRAS-GREAT CONDUCTORS SERIES
- Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Till Eulenspiegls (10/2)
Salome - opera concertante (11/2)
- Igor Stravinsky: Capriccio (10/2)
- Paul Hindemith: Piano concerto for left hand (10/2)
- Johannes Brahms / Detlev Glanert: Vier ernste Gesaenge (12/2)
Olli Mustonen: piano
Isabelle Kabatu: soprano
Hauke Moeller: tenor; Josef Protschka: tenor;
Samuel Joun: baritone
Johan Reuter: bass-baritone
The Cologne Guerzenich Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Markus Stenz 

Wed 14 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Lorenta Ramou
Piano recital
MUSICAL EVENINGS AT DIMITRIS MITROPOULOS HALL
Works by R. Schumann, B. Bartok, D. Terzakis, M. Kagel, J. Brahms
Lorenta Ramou: piano

Thu 15 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music
KV2I: Beneath Wolfgang Amadeus' Eyes
MUSIC OF THE 2OTH CENTURY
Works by D. Lionis, A. Baltas, A. Oaraskevas, A. Nassopoulou, A. Panagiotopoulos
Angeliki Kathariou: Mezzo soprano
Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music
Conducted by Theodore Antoniou

Sat 17, Thu 22, Fri 23 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Schumann and his Contemporaries:
Chamber Music
SCHUMANN CYCLE
Artistic direction: Leonidas Kavakos
- Works by R. Schumann, J. Brahms, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Hanna Weinmeister: violin
Leonidas Kavakos: violin
Benjamin Rivinus: viola
Hariolf Schlichtig: viola
Natalia Gutman:cello
Patrick Demenga: cello
Alexander Lonquich: piano
Denes Varjon: piano

Sun 18, Mon 19 & Tue 20 February (at 8.30 p.m)
Orchestra National de France
Kurt Masur
SCHUMANN CYCLE
Artistic direction: Leonidas Kavakos
Schumann's Symphonies conducted by Kurt Masur
- "Manfred" Overture, Violin C0oncerto in d minor, Symphony no 3, opus 97
- Konzertstueck in F major for 4 horns, opus 86, Symphony np 4, opus 120, Symphony no 2 opus 61
- "Jenufa" Overture, opus 81, Piano Concerto in a minor, Symphony no 1, opus 38, "Spring"
Leonidas Kavakos: violin
David Guerrier, Philippe Gallien: horn
Ragna Schirmer: piano

Wed 21 Feberuary (at 8.30 p.m.)
Mata Katsouli - Song Recital
MUSICAL EVENINGS AT DIMNITRIS MITROPOULOS HALL
- Arias and songs by H. Purcell, G. F. Haendel, W. A. Mozart, G. Faure, C. Debussy, H. Duparc, F. Poulenc
Mata Katsouli: soiprano
Thanassis Apostolopoulos: piano

Sat 24 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Camerata of the Friends of Music Megaron
Resident Orchestra - Christopher Warren-Green
"Beginning with Mozart..."
Artistic direction: Christopher Warren-Green
- Works by W. A. Mozart, F. Schubert
Spyros Mourkis: clarinet
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra
Conducted by Christopher Warren-Green

Mon 26, Tue 27, Wed 28 February, Fri 2 March (at 8.30 p.m.)
Haris Alexiou's Concerts
"THe Sound of memory"
SPECIAL EVENTS
The famous Greek singer presents the most important works of her career
Director: Panos Papadopoulos 

Tue 27 February (at 7. p.m.)
Lecture by Kostas Georgoussopoulos
ELECTRA CYCLE
- Kostas Georgoussopoulos: "Electras", Adventures of a Character
Lecture given in Greek with simultaneous translation into English

Wed 28 February (at 8.30 p.m.)
Rising Stars: Lavinia Meijer
Harp recital
RISING STARS SERIES
- Works by J. L. Dussek, J. S. Bach, G. Tailleferre, G. Faure, P. Patterson, D. Scarlatti, C. Salzedo, G. Byrnes, H. Renie
Lavania Meijer: harp

Thu 1, Sun 4, Wed 7 & Sat 10 March (at 9 p.m.)
Richard Strauss: Electra
ELECTRA CYCLE
Opera in one act
Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal adapted from his drama of 1903
Director: Michael Hampe
Set designer: Michael Hampe - Martin Rupprecht
Costume designer: Martin Rupprecht
Light designer: Hans Toelstede
Repetiteur: Dimitris Giakas
Clytaemnestra: Agnes Baltsa
Electra: Nadine Secunde
Chrysothemis: Inga Nielsen
Aegisthus: Arild Helleland
Orestes: Harry Peeters
The Athens State Orchestra
Conducted by Johan Arnell 

Sat 3 March (at 7 p.m)
Michael Cacoyannis: Electra
ELECTRA CYCLE
- Screening of the Michael Cacoyannis' film
Screenplay: Michael Cacoyannis (from the tragedy by Euripides)
Set & Costume designer: Spyros Vassiliou
Director of photography: Walter Lassaly
Music: Mikis Theodorakis
Cast:Irene Papas, Aleka Katseli, Manos Katrakis Yannis Fertis, Notis Pergialis, Takis Emmanouil

Sat 3 March (at 8.30 p.m.)
Camerata of thre Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra - Alexandros Myrat
"Musical Adventures and Explorations"
Artistic direction: Alexandros Myrat
- Works by A. Hovhaness, G. Finzi, F. Mendelsssohn-Bartholdy
Marie-Cecile Boulard: clarinet
Camerata of the Freinds of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra
Conducted by Alexandros Myrat

Tue 6 March (at 6 p.m.)
George Demertzis: "L'arte del violino"
Lectures
In collaboration with the Music Library of Greece
"Lilian Voudouri"
Lecture by the violinist George Demertzis, founding member of the New Hellenic Quartet 

Wed 7 March (at 8.30 p.m.)
Hugo Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch
Christina Giannakopoulou soprano
Tassis Christoyannis baritone
Maria Papapetropoulou piano
Thanassis Apostolopoulos Piano

Sun 11 March (at 11.30 a.m.)
Athens Symphony Orchestra
"Movies and... others!"
SUNDAY MORNINGS
- S. Joplin / V. Stylianou: The Entertainer
- L. Bernstein / A. Baltsas: Three Songs from the West Side Story
- L. Anderson / S. Applebaum: Jazz Pizzicato
- J. Williams / J. Whitney: Star Wars
- H. Arlen / Ch. Sayre: The Wizard of Oz
- H. Mancini / J. Brubaker: Mancini Magic
- G. Gershwin: Rhapsody in blue
Charalambos Angelopoulos piano
Athens Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Pavlos Sergiou 

Sun 11 March (at 8.30 p.m.)
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra - Byron Fidetzis
"Camerata Guests"
- Works by D. Shostakovich, D. Lialios, B. Bartok
Renato Ripo cello
Camerata of the Friends of Music
Megaron Resident Orchestra
Conducted by Byron Fidetzis 

Tue 13 March (at 6 p.m.)
Dr. Aaron Williamon:
"The Art and Science of Musical Memory"
LECTURES
In collaboration with the Music Library of Greece"Lilian Voudouri"
Lecture by Dr. Aaron Williamon, Head of the Centre for the Study of Music Performance, London

Fri 16 March (at 8.30 p.m.)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Song Recital
Dmitri Hvorostovsky baritone
Ivari Ilija piano