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70 th Death Anniversary A Skalkottas Conference Concert

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Overview

As we approach the end of the Skalkottas Year, we again turn to the oeuvre of the great Greek representative of the 20 th -century musical avant-garde. Young double bassist Michalis Semsis, already a distinguished member of the legendary Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, plays Skalkottas’ vertiginously demanding Concerto, while Stefanos Tsialis presents parts of his practically unknown Second Suite. The concert opens with the symphonic work chosen by the jury of the ‘Nikos Skalkottas’ International Composition Contest.

 

Credits

double bass

Michalis Semsis

 

 

The Athens State Orchestra Conducted by

Stefanos Tsialis

Programme

‘Nikos Skalkottas’ International Composition Contest: Award-winning composition

 

 

Nikos Skalkottas

Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
Four parts from the Symphonic Suite No. 2

19:45

Free introductory talk for ticket holders

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