Κυριακή, 8 Νοεμβρίου 2015

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015 OF UNESCO

Club for Unesco Art- Literature 
and Science of Greece
CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015 

PANAGIOTIS KAROUSOS
The Light of Christianity 

CHRISTMAS SONGS AND CAROLS 

Irene Konsta, soprano 
Vassilis Assimakopoulos, bass
Anastasios Stellas, tenor 
Maria Lyberakou, soprano
Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
Rania Zetta, viola 
Vivi Kleisoura, piano
                                       
“Parnassos” Concert Hall of Athens
Hall «Kostis Palamas» 8pm 
Saturday 5 December 2015
Saint George Square 8 (Karytsi Sq.) 10561 Athens, Greece 

Highlights from the Oratorio 
The Light of Christianity by Panagiotis Karousos
Aria of Christ 'love one another': Vassilis Assimakopoulos, bass
Lament of Our Lady: Irene Konsta, soprano
Aria of Maria Magdalena: Maria Lyberakou, soprano
Aria of Joseph of Arimathea: Anastasios Stellas, tenor
Religious Freedom: Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano

BROADCAST BY TELEVISION ATTICA TV

GOLDEN MEDAL OF UNESCO AND AWARD "DIONYSIOS SOLOMOS" FOR THE OPERA "PROMETHEUS BOUND" IN ZAKYNTHOS

UNESCO ZAKYNTHOS PRESENTED WITH A GREAT SUCCESS THE OPERA "PROMETHEUS BOUND"

A triumph for the Greek opera "Prometheus Bound" by Aeschylus took place in Zakynthos on 17 October 2015 set to music by Panagiotis Karousos and directed by Vassilis Asimakopoulos.
Crowds applauses the inexhaustible talented performers, that gave their best on stage, interpreting the word of Aeschylus, which is one of the masterpieces of ancient Greek literature.
Anastasia Papadatou - Apostolopoulos, president of the Club for UNESCO Zakynthos and Ambassador of Culture for UNESCO of Piraeus and Islands presented the project as the most popular modern opera of Greece, and rewarded the artists with theGOLD Medal of UNESCO and the "PRIZE DIONYSIOS SOLOMOS of "UNESCO's Zakynthos.
Greek Canadian composer Panayiotis Karousos paralleling the myth of Prometheus to the current situation of the country, said: "the rebel Prometheus did not bend forward in any memorandum, the No of Prometheus in front of Tyrants now seems more pertinent than ever."
The artists led by Vasilis Asimakopoulos so much charmed the audience that after the many applauses and a stinting ovation, the President of UNESCO for Zakynthos promised to bring back the opera in Zakynthos.
The lyric singers with the beautiful voices that interpreted the traditional style Greek drama were: Prometheus: Vasilis Asimakopoulos, bass, Io - Athena: Irene Konsta, soprano, Ocean / Hermes: Anastasios Stellas, tenor, Oceanid / Goddess Hera: Maria Lyberakou, soprano. The memorable directorial work of Vasilis Asimakopoulos praised equally as the music of Panagiotis Karousos.
The protagonists accompanied marvelously by renown pianist Maria Yavroumi, highlighting the melodies of the project on the piano. The opera honored with his presence Polish conductor Dr. Dariusz Mikulski.
It was the first time staged opera at the Municipal Theatre in Zakynthos in Sarakinado Cultural Center of Zakynthos, and the music-lovers rejoiced, especially liked the presentation of the Greek Melodrama on their island.
The lighting editor was Timotheos Zontou, President of Theatrical Stage of Zakynthos. Greetings and congratulations to all organizers and artists gave the Deputy Mayor for Culture Zakynthos Mr. John Koklas.
At the end of the show come on the stage theWINNERS of the International Contest of Fine Arts and Visual Arts of Zakynthos who warmly congratulated the artists and received their awards.
The island once again proved that Zakynthos is a pioneer in culture and the fine arts.
Also Ms. Anastasia Papadatou - Apostolopoulos, president of the Club for UNESCO Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca thanked the sponsors for making possible all events the first UNESCO ZAKYNTHOS FESTIVAL 2015: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF FINE ARTS AND VISUAL Zakynthos
/ 10 October 16, 2015 and presentation of the opera "PROMETHEUS BOUND" by Panagiotis Karousos on October 17, 2015 in the Main Stage Theater in the Cultural Centre Sarakinado.
It was a magic evening with the Greek opera "Prometheus Bound" by Panagiotis Karousos composed in the traditional forms of the high Greek mythological drama, and philosophy.
Photo Copyright Dariusz Mikulski

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015 BY CONSERVATORY "MANDRAS" ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS

UNDER THE AEGIS OF THE CLUB FOR UNESCO OF PIRAEUS AND ISLANDS
"CONSERVATORY MANDRAS 
ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS"
                       
CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015

FEATURING SOLOIST
VANESSA KALKANIS, SOPRANO

FRIDAY 18 DECEMBER 2015 / 20:30
Municipal Art Gallery of Piraeus
Philonos 29 (Old Post Office Building, Piraeus)

ARTISTIC DIRECTION ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS
Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Puccini, Karousos etc.

Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
Vasia Karka, singing, piano
Apostlos Frantzis, piano
George Papanikos, piano

Aria of Goddess Hera: Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
From the opera "Prometheus Bound' by Panagiotis Karousos
Guest appearance: Menelaos Tsiklidis, piano
Etude "Kefalonia" by Panagiotis Karousos
Apostlos Frantzis, piano

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