CULTURE

Music from a past era

Billed as a journey back to a glorious era, »A Musical Route on Byzantine Traces» takes place at the Athens Concert Hall tonight. The concert, scheduled for the Friends of Music Hall at 8.30 p.m., features hymns and sounds of Byzantium and works inspired by Byzantine elements in the compositions of leading Greek composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, Nikos Skalkottas and Manolis Kalomiris. At the Concert Hall tonight, the audience will enjoy a different artistic side of singer Dimitris Bassis (primarily known for interpreting popular Greek songs). He will be accompanied by pianist Tatiana Papageorgiou, baritone His Andrianos, the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra and various choirs. The concert comes under the aegis of the cultural committee of the Church of Greece and is organized jointly with the Byzantine and Christian Museum. Tonight’s music event was produced by ElisArte Cultural Marketing. Athens Concert Hall, 1 Kokkali & Vas. Sofias, tel 210.728.2333.