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Hellenic Festival > events July 24, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Arts Festivals, Hellenic Athens Festival.

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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