With great success at the Concert Hall "Parnassus" presented a concert dedicated
to the International Day of Mountains as declered from the United Nations in 2003.
Greece honored the mythological mountains of Olympus, Parnassus, Athos and more with
famous Greek opera soloists and musicians.
Bass Vasilis Asimakopoulos and the sopranos Irene Konsta and Vanessa Kalkanis performed
highlights from the operas "Prometheus Bound" and Olympic Flame" by Greekcanadian composer
|Vasilis Asimakopoulos, Irene Konsta|
Cellist Spyros Heimarios performed the "Cello Concerto", flutist Zacharias Tarpagos the "Flute Romance" "Pan" and Violonist Efi Christodoulou the "Violin Concerto" all created by the composer of the evening Mr. P. Karousos.
|Vasilis Asimakopoulos, Vanessa Kalkanis|
Soprano Irene Konsta has been a part of dramatic presentation of the opera Prometheus Bound in New York in March 2014.
Bass Vasilis Asimakopoulos had performed the role of Prometheus in the United Nations Headcourters in Manhattan in March 2014 where he was the best participation among 80 countries.
Soprano-coloratura Vanessa Kalkanis sung also in the concert an aria of the Oratorio "The Song of the Nations" dadicated to the UN.
Guest of Honour Mr. Ioannis Maronitis Vice President of the World Federation of Clubs, Associations and Centres of UNESCO (WFUCA) for Europe and North America, honored maestro Eleftherios Kalkanis, the composer Panagiotis Karousos and all soloists and artists with the UNESCO certificate Mr. Maronitis mentioned the importance of the mountains on environment and ecosystems of the earth.
Violins: Efi Christodoulou, Stavroula Menti, Christina Valder, Paraskevi Kourkoumeli,
Stella Ziopoulou, Maria Orfanou-Heimariou - Violas: Eleni Liggri, Rania Zetta
Cello: Spyros Heimarios - Contrabass: Anastasia Siachou - Oboe: Georgia Kostantopoulou
Flutes: Nadia Lidiridi, Zacharias Tarpagos - Horn: Christos Kaloudis - Clarinets: Thanasis Katerinakis, Panagiotis Markou - Tuba: Panagiotis Kamvisidis
Vasilis Asimakopoulos, bass - Irene Konsta, soprano - Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano