February Music Afternoons

Thursday, 2 February - Saturday, 25 February, 2012

Within the context of the program ‘A day at the Acropolis Museum’, the Museum continues its program of music afternoons, in collaboration with the City of Athens Technopolis and presents a series of ‘Musical Meetings with Manos Hadjidakis’ on 2, 9, 16 and 23 February 2012, at 5 p.m., on the balcony of the second floor overlooking the Archaic Gallery.

Thursday 2 February, ‘Manos Hadjidakis meets pre-classical composers’ (J. Pachelbel, A. Vivaldi, J. S. Bach). Performance: Echo String Quartet. See video

Thursday 9 February, ‘Manos Hadjidakis meets classisal and post-classical composers’ (J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart, J. Brahms). Performance: Athens String Quartet. See video

Thursday 16 February, ‘Manos Hadjidakis meets Astor Piazzolla’. Performance: Trio Tangarto. See video

Thursday 23 February, ‘Manos Hadjidakis meets the sounds of Smyrna’. Performance: Christos Tsiamoulis and Sokratis Sinopoulos. See video
Moreover, the Municipality of Athens will contribute with Greek music performances by the Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday 18 February 2012, at 5 p.m., and with operettas and serenades by the Athens Mixed Municipal Choir on Saturday 25 February 2012, at 5 p.m., in the Museum’s entrance courtyard.

Click here to view pictures of the music performances posted on the Museum’s Facebook page.