Athens Concert Hall

Rising Chinese Orchestra Tours Greece

Greek audiences have a rare chance to admire performances by the Hangzhou Philharmonic, a rising Chinese orchestra. The orchestra performed on Monday evening at the Athens Concert Hall and will perform on Wednesday at the city port of Thessaloniki in...

King's College Choir to Make a First Appearance in Athens

The internationally acclaimed choir of King's College, Cambridge, will give its first-ever Athens concert on Wednesday, appearing for a single evening at the Athens Concert Hall. The historic choir; conducted by Stephen Cleobury, will sing Christmas carols and hymns by...

Beijing Opera Ηits Athens Stage to Mark Greece-China Year

The classic Beijing Opera "Female Generals of the Yang Family" was presented on Sunday at the Athens Concert Hall, as part of the events marking the 2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Culture Industry Cooperation. "We are proud hosting...

Greek State Takes Over 'Megaron' Athens Concert Hall Debt

The Greek state is to take over the 'Megaron' Athens Concert Hall Organisation's unpaid debts. The debts were incurred from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a 150-million-euro loan taken out in 2003, which was guaranteed by the Greek...

'The Magical World of the Bolshoi' to Exhibit Famous Ballet Costumes at Athens Concert Hall

This month Athens audiences will have the opportunity to experience a little of the glamour of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre and its legendary ballet, through the exhibition The Magical World of the Bolshoi Theatre that opens at the Athens Concert Hall...

Chinese Artists' Concert in Athens Unites Expats and Greeks

On Wednesday the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater Symphony Orchestra performed to raving reviews at the Athens Concert Hall. The concert was conducted by Zhang Zheng and was a treat to expats and Greeks alike who came together...

Athens Concert Hall Opens 2016-17 Season With Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Almost a year after its last appearance in Athens, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra returns to the city and the Athens Concert Hall for two concerts on September 17 and 18, opening the venue’s new artistic season for 2016-17. On the...

Athens Concert Hall to Ηost 'Hamlet' to Μark Shakespeare Year

The Athens Concert Hall, or “Megaron” as it is known in Greece, is participating in the worldwide commemoration events to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) by hosting an innovative version of...

State Assumes Control of Athens Concert Hall After Covering Debts

The Athens Concert Hall, known locally as the “Megaron,” the foremost major arts center in the country, has come under state ownership after the government agreed to cover its bank debts to ensure its survival, it was announced on...

National Opera Stages Giacomo Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly'

The Greek National Opera's production of Giacomo Puccini's famous "Madama Butterfly" had its opening night in Athens on Sunday, with performances to continue at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall on Vassilisis Sofias Avenue until January 27. An opera in three...