Πέμπτη, 14 Ιανουαρίου 2016

UNESCO AWARD "DIMITRIS MITROPOULOS" TO MAESTRO ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS

THE CLUB FOR UNESCO OF PIRAEUS & ISLANDS
Presented the award "DIMITRIS MITROPOULOS" 
to maestro conductor and composer ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS
at the OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE OF GREECE 
WEDNESDAY 13 JANUARY 2016 12pm

Maestro Eleftherios Kalkanis conducted his works Adagio & Cantata "For the Lost Species"
and highlights from the operas "Prometheus Bound" and Olympic Flame by Panagiotis Karousos.
The presentation featuring excellent soloists of the opera with amazing voices in high level performances: Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano - Vassilis Asimakopoulos, bass - Irene Konsta, soprano.
THE HELLENIC ORCHESTRA AND SOLOIST CONDUCTED BY MAESTRO ELEFTHERIOS KALKANIS
It was a concert full of beauty and harmony at the National Historical Museum of Greece with fascinating masterpiece works.
Greetings were given by Ioannis Maronitis, President of the Club for UNESCO of Piraeus and Islands and Member of the Executive Board of the World Federation of Societies Clubs and Centres UNESCO (WFUCA).
The presentation was made by Panagiotis Karousos, Director of the Department of Opera and Classical Music for UNESCO of Piraeus & Islands.
The event was honored by the presence of Mr. Maniatakis, President of Foundation Maniatakis and Former general director of Public Power Corporation S.A, the Deputy Mayor of Korydallos, Mr. Vidalis and representative of the Union of Centrists who brought the message of the leader of the political party Mr. Leventis.
Program:
Eleftherios Kalkanis: «Adagio»
Eleftherios Kalkanis: Cantata «For the Lost Species»
Aria "Glow": Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
Aria of the bird: Irene Konsta, soprano
Duet "Sea": Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano - Irene Konsta, soprano
Panagiotis Karousos "Prometheus Bound"
Aria of Oceanid "Koufovronta the Sea': Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
Aria of Prometheus "And now alone' Vassilis Asimakopoulos, bass 
Aria of Io 'Often at night" Irene Konsta, soprano
Duet, Prometheus and Io "Many will go through sufferings' 
Vassilis Asimakopoulos, bass, Irene Konsta
Duet, Hyllus & Makaria from the Olympic Flame by Panagiotis Karousos.
Vassilis Asimakopoulos, bass, Vanessa Kalkanis, soprano
THE MUSICIANS OF WHICH SOME FROM THE STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF ATHENS MUNICIPALITY:
First Violins: Efi Christodoulou, Brunilda-Eugenia Malo, Theodore Agoras
Second Violins: Bledar Skenderi, Menti Stavroula, Spyros Panagos, Monica Damo
Violas: Helen Liggri, Rania Zetta.
Cellos: Mirela Ruci, Catherine Konstantinou 
Double bass: Aslanidis Dimitris
The Club for UNESCO of Piraeus & Islands and President of the Group for UNESCO of Piraeus and Islands and Member of the Executive Board of the World Federation of Clubs and Centres UNESCO (WFUCA), John Maronitis, warmly thanked the conductor and all the artists for their contribution to UNESCO in this excellent concert, dedicated to volunteering and the return of the Parthenon sculptures.
OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE OF GREECE 
WEDNESDAY 13 JANUARY 2016 12pm