MEGARON – CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN
For the past 36 years, European Music Day has united millions of people through thousands of events in over 700 cities.
The Athens Concert Hall participates once again with a mosaic of musicians and ensembles, and many different kinds of music.
– Camerata Junior – The Friends of Music Youth Orchestra
Taught and conducted by Dimitris Semsis
– The Athens State Orchestra
Conductor: Stefanos Tsialis
– ‘Nikolaos Lavdas’ Athenian Mandolin Orchestra
‘A barca da fantasia’ [‘On Board the Fantasy Boat’]:
Melodies and popular songs from the Mediterranean and the gypsy tradition of the Balkans.
Ioanna Forti singer
Elena Sdongou conductor
– Yanna Vasileiou and Band
A jazzy programme, with Greek songs of the ’60s as well as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald hits in imaginative arrangements.
Dimitris Papadopoulos trumpet
Jim Staridas trombone
Michalis Katachanas viola
Alexandros Dandoulakis guitar
Yiannis Papadopoulos piano
Ntinos Manos bass
Vassilis Podaras drums