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80 years of the Athens State Orchestra Vadim Repin in Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

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Overview

 

The official festive concert to celebrate the Athens State Orchestra’s 80th birthday could be nothing less than a glorious musical event of the highest artistic value. Soprano Celia Costea is the soloist in the lyrical Vocalise by the eminent Greek composer Nestor Taylor, while ASO’s artistic director Lucas Karytinos conducts a new reading of Mahler’s “titanic” (and not just in name!) First symphony, one of the most popular and most stirring symphonies of the late Romanticism. At the heart of the programme, legendary violin virtuoso Vadim Repin brings his sparkling artistry to a performance of a veritable heavyweight of the violin repertoire.

19:30 Introductory speech for ticket holders

 

Credits

soprano

Cellia Costea

 

 

violin

Vadim Repin

 

Athens State Orchestra

 

conducted by

Lucas Karytinos

 

Programme

Νέστωρ Ταίηλορ: Vocalise για υψίφωνο και ορχήστρα

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Κοντσέρτο για βιολί και ορχήστρα σε ρε μείζονα, έργο 35

Gustav Mahler: Συμφωνία αρ.1 «Τιτάν»

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