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Easter Concert | Athens | April 24

Dresden Philharmonic conductor Michael Sanderling will lead the Athens State Orchestra in a performance of Anton Bruckner's Mass No 3 in F minor at the Athens Concert Hall on Wednesday, April 24. 

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Swan Lake | Athens | May 3-5

The famed Odessa National Academic Opera Ballet returns to Athens with the crowd-pleasing favorite “Swan Lake” from May 3 to 5, with performances at 8 p.m. on all days and additional shows at 4 p.m. on May 4 and 5, aimed mostly at children.

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Art Power | Thessaloniki | To March 26

The Kapopoulos Gallery has put together work by some of the best artists that it represents – Erro, Antonio Segui, Mr Brainwash, Laurence Jenkell, Richard Orlinski, David Gerstein, Aiiroh, Benjamin Spark, Cedric Bouteiller and Hawini – for “Art Power,” a show at its Thessaloniki branch celebrating just that, from a fun and subversive point of view. 

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Jeff Scott | Athens | April 23

The Ventus Ensemble and actor Argyris Xafis perform Jeff Scott's “Passion for Bach and Coltrane” at the Athens Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 23. Written for wind quintet, string quartet, jazz trio and orator, this work was inspired by the poetry of African-American poet A.B. Spellman.

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Marcus & Martinus | Athens | June 21

Twins Marcus & Martinus, the hottest pop act in the Nordic region today, come to Greece for a family-friendly show that promises to wow the young act's tween and teen fans at the Terra Vibe park.

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Michael Flatley | Athens | June 19

Celebrated Irish-American Lord of the Dance choreographer Michael Flatley will be making a stop at the Faliro Indoor Arena in Athens on Wednesday, June 19, with the production “Dangerous Games.”



Mitsotakis, Weber visit Nemea


European People’s Party candidate Manfred Weber (l) and the leader of Greece’s conservative New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit an ancient temple at Nemea about 117 kilometers (73 miles) west of Athens on Tuesday. Weber is in Greece for the official launch of his campaign for the May 23-26 European Parliament elections. [Derek Gatopoulos/AP]