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Hellenic Festival > events July 24, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Arts Festivals, Hellenic Athens Festival.
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Hellenic Festival’s events are held at different venues around the capital as well as Epidaurus in the Peloponnese and start at 9 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Hellenic Festival box office, situated at 39 Panepistimiou Street, Athens, tel 210 3272000.

– Tonight > Under the baton of Marc Minkowski, the Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble orchestra and choir will perform excerpts of works by Faure, Berlioz and Bizet, along with mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Change of venue > from the Herod Atticus Theater to the Athens Concert Hall, due to the heat wave. Starts at 10 p.m. Nearest metro station > Megaron.

– Tomorrow > Melodic ballads by Norah Jones, who will be accompanied by musicians Lee Alexander, Andy Borger, Adam Levy and Daru Oda, with M. Ward as a special guest. At the Herod Atticus Theater, situated at the hillfoot of The Acropolis. Nearest metro station > Acropolis. 

– Friday and Saturday > Greek music by singer and songwriter Dionysis Savvopoulos, who will join forces with pianist/composer Stavros Lantsias and bassist Giotis Kiourtsoglou. At the Little Theater of Ancient Epidaurus.

– Saturday > Under the baton of Christopher Hogwood, the Camerata Orchestra will perform a number of compositions by Mozart, joined by soprano Patrizia Ciofi. At the Herod Atticus Theater. See above.

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