MEGARON - THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL / ATHENS
80 years Athens State OrchestraAthens State Orchestra is celebrating 80 years at Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall on Friday, February 3, 2023.
The official gala concert celebrating the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Athens State Orchestra could only be a glorious musical event of the highest artistic importance. The soprano Celia Costea performs the lyrical Vocalise by the eminent Greek composer Nestor Taylor, while Athens State Orchestra’s conductor Loukas Karytinos leads a new reading of the "titanic" (and not only in name! ) Mahler's First Symphony, one of the most popular and stirring symphonies of the late Romantic period. At the heart of the programme, violin virtuoso Vadim Repin brings his sparkling virtuosity to bear in performing a veritable oeuvre of the violin repertoire.
- Nestor Taylor: Vocalise for hipsophone and orchestra
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin and Orchestra Concerto in D major, op. 35.
- Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.1 "Titan"