Season opening concert The Athens State Orchestra Concerts / Orchestra In Residence of Megaron the Athens Concert Hall
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Athens State Orchestra. In these eighty years of uninterrupted musical offering as Greece’s primary symphonic ensemble, the ASO has dedicated itself to serving the masterpieces of the international and Greek symphonic repertoire. In this spirit, the season’s opening concert includes a new work by the distinguished composer Dimitris Minakakis and two much-loved romantic works by Bruch and Tchaikovsky, respectively. The soloist is the internationally renowned British violinist Daniel Hope, while the ASO is conducted its artistic director, Lucas Karytinos.
The Athens State Orchestra- Orchestra In Residence of Megaron the Athens Concert Hall
Dimitris Minakakis: Itineraries, for symphonic orchestra, (commissioned by ASO)
Max Bruch: Concerto for violin and orchestra no. 1 in G minor, opus 26
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5 in E minor, opus 64