Τετάρτη, 4 Ιουλίου 2012

The opera "Prometheus" of Panagiotis Karousos presented in the Old Parliament Building of Greece

A great presentation was held June 7 at the Old Parliament House of Greece by the Hellenic Literary Society and the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece of the National Historical Museum with the opera Prometheus Bound by Panagiotis Karousos.
The work "Prometheus Bound" by Aeschylus, that translated by John Gryparis set to music by Greek Canadian composer Panagiotis Karousos, was applauded by the packed hall of the Historic Parliament House of Greece.
The music composition full of original lyrical melodies reflecting the high version of Aeschylus and the poetic translation of John Gryparis. It was a gesture of novelty in Greek serious music, by the talented composer with feeling great agglomerate reviving the ancient Greek literature.
The performance was introduced by the General Secretary of the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece, Mr. Ioannis Ainian Mazarakis, the president of the Hellenic Literary Society Mr. Paul Nathaniel, and composer Panagiotis Karousos.
Artists have interpreted the opera led by baritone Elias Tiliakos in the role of Prometheus, the protagonist of the National Opera of Greece soprano Alexandra Mattheoudaki in the role of Io, and the role of the goddess Athena specially for this performance, and the bass Vassilios Asimakopoulos in the parts of Ocean and Jupiter. Also taking part are excellent musicians, violinist Gennadios Bykov, cellist Eugene Bensis and pianist Marilina Tzelepi that had the musical direction.

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