WHAT’S ON


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CULTURE

“Landscapes of the Soul: In Conversation with Werner Herzog” provides insight into the workings of the director’s mind, a mind which created landmark films such as “Fitzcarraldo” and “Aguirre, The Wrath of God.”

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MUSIC

The London Symphony Orchestra performed Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto and Franz Schubert’s Ninth Symphony (the “Great”), conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and featuring Greek solo violinist Leonidas Kavakos.


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CULTURE

The American School of Classical Studies will be hosting Hariclia Brecoulaki as part of its “Greek Painting in Context” webinar series.

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MUSIC

The Camerata – Friends of Music Orchestra’s Armonia Atenea ensemble is at the Athens Concert Hall, under the baton of George Petrou, with a series of concerts exploring milestones in the history of music and in its instruments.


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HISTORY

The annual lecture in memory of David Tiano will be on the Romaniote community of Ioannina and will be delivered by archaeologist Zanet Battinou.

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HISTORY

In celebration of International Greek Language Day, the Greek Embassy in the US and the Center for Hellenic Studies at the University of Chicago will host a lecture by Dr Anastasia Giannakidou.



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ONLINE

The Greek National Opera’s online service kicks off the season on February 14 with its grand “Don Giovanni,” a co-production with the Göteborg Opera and the Royal Danish Opera.

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FILM

The Greek Film Archive is hosting a tribute comprising 16 Italian fiction and documentary films online from February 12-22 in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute in Athens.


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DANCE

The Paris Opera’s production of “Swan Lake” based on the famed 1984 choreography by Rudolf Nureyev will be streamed online by Greece’s Christmas Theater event organizer from February 12-15.

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MUSIC

Ergon, an ensemble dedicated to showcasing the work of 20th and 21st century composers who are Greek or have Greek roots, is holding a tribute to the New World with work created in the United States and Canada.


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DANCE

Hailed as one of the hottest flamenco shows in the world right now, “Carmen” by Antonio Gades and Carlos Saura is being brought to computer screens by the Christmas Theater on February 5-8.

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HISTORY

Alexander Alexakis, professor of Byzantine philology at the University of Ioannina, will be speaking in the Byzantine Dialogues online lecture series organized by the American School of Classical Studies on February 2.


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LECTURE

Oxford University’s Foteini Dimirouli will be conducting an online seminar on “C.P. Cavafy in the World: Origins, Trajectories and the Diasporic Poet,” hosted by the British School at Athens.

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DANCE

Due to popular demand and after already granting two extension, the Christmas Theater program of holiday events is re-streaming Tchaikovsky’s family favorite “Sleeping Beauty” from Milan’s La Scala on January 30 and 31.