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Savvas Karantzias' magnificent work ''Theophanes the Greek'' at Patmos Sacred Music Festival

29 August 2020

Savvas Karantzias' work "Theofanes the Greek" will be presented on Saturday, August 29, in the courtyard outside the Cave of the Revelation, in the frame of the 19th Patmos Sacred Music Festival.

With Thanos Tokakis, Sonia Theodoridou, the Mixed Choir of Thessaloniki Mixed Choir and the ERT Contemporary Music Orchestra.

Music Direction by Theodoros Orfanidis

Savvas Karantzias composed the Oratorio “Theophanes the Greek”, the founder of the Russian iconography, a work under the auspices of the Hellenic Parliament, where he was presented in Rhodes in the Holy Temple of Annunciation.

The work was first presented to the public at the Holy Annunciation Church of Theotokos in Rhodes and on April 14, 2018, at the invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, was presented to Constantinople at the Community Hall of the Society. After that it was presented at the College Notre Dame of France in Paris and at the Tretyakov Gallery of Moscow in Russia. Last but not least, in was presented on October 2019 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt under suspicions of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and on March 2020 at The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in New York (USA) under the auspices of the Archdiocese of America.


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