Samos Young Artists Festival | August 7-13


Organized by the Schwarz Foundation, the Samos Young Artists Festival takes place on the eastern Aegean island of Samos from August 7 to 13. The festival’s roster of events includes a jazz evening with David Gazarov on August 10, a duo recital featuring works by Schubert and Stravinsky performed by pianists Herbert Schuch and Gulru Ensari on August 11, an opera gala with Austrian baritone Mathias Hausmann on August 12 and a performance by German tango quartet Quadro Nuevo on August 13. Concerts take place at the Ancient Theater of Pythagoreion, starting at 8.30 p.m. Admission to concerts is 5 euros (free for children, students and the unemployed). For more information on the festival, go to www.schwarzfoundation.com.