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Jose Cura | Athens | November 22

Argentinean tenor Jose Cura will be on stage at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens on Friday, November 22, for an evening of much-loved arias and other classic songs including works by Mozart, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini and others.

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Athens Philharmonia Orchestra | Athens | November 18

The Athens Philharmonia Orchestra will perform three fine works by representatives of the Second Viennese School accompanied by piano duo Beata Pincetic and Christos Sakellaridis at the Athens Concert Hall under the direction of Byron Fidetzis on Monday, November 18. 

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A Christmas Carol | Athens | November 15 - January 12

Yiannis Moschos has adapted Charles Dickens' classic tale of the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge and his yuletide change of heart, into a musical, with original music by Thodoris Economou, which will be on stage at the Greek National Theater from November 15 through January 12.

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Danai Nielsen | Athens | November 14

United We Fly continues its Taste the Music 2 season of concerts at Saint Paul’s Anglican Church in Athens on Thursday, November 14, with a show by solo synth-based dreamer-pop singer/songwriter Danai Nielsen.

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Piano Concertos | Athens | November 14

The Greek National Opera Orchestra and acclaimed pianists George-Emmanuel Lazaridis, Stephanos Thomopoulos and Karolos Zouganelis will take the stage of the Stavros Niarchos Hall on November 14 for an evening of Romantic concertos for piano and orchestra.

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Impact of climate change on transport

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UN official Walters Tubua (left) speaks at a conference at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens on Monday. Organized by the Hellenic Logistics Association and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the two-day event is discussing the impact of climate change on transport infrastructure. Experts warn that extreme weather events, some of which are increasing in intensity and frequency, as well as slower onset climate changes (for example, sea level rise) and cumulative effects can result in transportation infrastructure damages, operational disruptions and pressures on supply chain capacity and efficiency.  [Alexandros Vlachos/ANA-MPA]