STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION
364 Syggrou Avenue, Kallithea
Rehearsal Hall of the GNO Chorus
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Starts: 17.30 |
The Greek National Opera in the framework of its participation in the Fedora Platform (European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet) presents the Roadshow Proagon* on the occasion of Thodoris Economou’s children’s musical Musica! Or the Battle of Sounds. The event will be held at the Rehearsal Room of the GNO Chorus in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 17:30 and admission will be free to the public.
In the context of the Roadshow, children and young people will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the world of opera and the power of music, listening to the thoughts and ideas of the creators themselves, but also parts of the work. The event is presented in collaboration with the Youth Opera, an educational programme of the Greek National Opera, targeted at young artists who have completed their studies and are now making their first professional steps. The event will also include a presentation of the work and goals of the Fedora Platform, which supports the artistic genres of opera and ballet, innovation and education.
The programme of the roadshow Proagon will start with an open panel discussion with the performance’s creative team moderated by Dr Nikos Xanthoulis. More specifically, the panel will consist of Marivita Grammatikaki, the librettist of Musica! Or the Battle of Sounds, the director Io Voulgaraki, the Youth Opera project coordinator Vangelis Hatzisimos and of course, the composer, Thodoris Economou.
The panel discussion will be followed by a concert.
The event includes:
The event includes:
PRESENTATION OF THE FEDORA PLATFORM (European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet)
OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT THE WORLD OF OPERA AND THE POWER OF MUSIC
Dr. Nikos Xanthoulis, Moderator
Thodoris Economou, Composer
Marivita Grammatikaki, Author-Lyricist
Io Voulgaraki, Director
Vangelis Hatzisimos, GNO’s Youth Opera Project coordinator
CONCERT WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE MUSICIANS OF THE PERFORMANCE MUSIKA! OR THE BATTLE OF SOUNDS
Maria Alexandrou, Viola
Dimos Vlachos, Sax
Angeliki Vardaka, Cymbelina
Marinos Tarnanas, Maestro
Michalis Psyrras, Voncello
Yiannis Tsanakaliotis, Piano
The event will be recorded and taped.
Please confirm your attendance by Friday 22 March at the number: 213 088510 (09:00-12:00)