Ergon Ensemble | Athens | December 6

The Ergon Ensemble performs “In Vain,” a composition by Austrian-born, US-based composer Georg Friedrich Haas at the Onassis Cultural Center, known as Stegi, in Athens on Tuesday, December 6.


DuoDecim Scripta | Athens | December 8

Xenia Tselinga (bayan), Despo Varoudaki (guitar/mandolin) and soprano Roxani Papadimitriou will perform works by Sergei Prokofiev at St Paul's Anglican Church in Athens on Thursday, December 8.

WHAT'S ON Exhibition

Flying Over the Abyss | Athens | To January 29

Cultural organization NEON presents “Flying Over the Abyss,” an exhibition of works at the Athens Conservatory by local and international artists influenced and inspired by “Ascesis: The Saviors of Gods,” a series of spiritual exercises penned by Nikos Kazantzakis.



Tsipras talks with Hollande at UNESCO meeting

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (left) meets with outgoing French President Francois Hollande (right) in Abu Dhabi, on Saturday, on the sidelines of UNESCO’s Safeguarding Cultural Heritage Conference. The two leaders agreed on the need for a technical-level agreement to wrap up Greece’s bailout review at Monday’s Eurogroup meeting, as well as on debt relief by the end of the year. Tsipras and Hollande also discussed Greek-Turkish relations and the refugee crisis. [Andrea Bonetti/Prime Minister's Office/ANA-MPA]