The Athens State Orchestra in memoriam of Nikos Skalkottas
29 November 2019Source: Athens State Orchestra
70 years without Nikos Skalkottas
As the of Skalkottas Year is coming to an end, the Athens State Orchestra returns once again to the work of the great Greek exponent of the 20th-century musical avant-garde. The young double bassist, Michael Semsis, already the first principal bassist of the legendary Gewandhaus orchestra, performs Skalkottas’ staggeringly demanding Concerto, while Stephen Tsialis presents parts of his largely unknown Second Suite. The programme includes the premiere of the symphonic work "Neottian", which won the admiration of the jury in the international “Nikos Skalkottas” composition competition.
Friday, 29 Nov. 2019 20:30
Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall
Christos Lambrakis Hall
Euripidis Bekos "NEOTTIAN"
Awarded with the 'Nikos Skalkottas' prize work within the International Competition Composition For Orchestra 'Nikos Skalkottas 2019
Nikos Skalkottas "DOUBLE BASS CONCERTO" and "SYMPHONIC SUITE NO 2 (FOUR MOVEMENTS)"
Soloist: Michalis Semsis - double bass
Conductor: Stefanos Tsialis
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