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Greek Bouzouki Virtuoso Wins Classical Music Award in Vienna

Greek bouzouki virtuoso Michael Paouris won first prize at the Classical Music Competition held last Sunday in Vienna. Paouris won the international event at the iconic at the Mozarthaus with his composition "Virtuosonata No. 1" which he created just 12...

A Greek Pianist to Revitalize Venice’s Cultural Life

Alexandros Kapelis is a Greek-Peruvian concert pianist who is set to revitalize Venice's cultural scene. Venice is a center for some of the world's most prestigious international events across disciplines-- like the Venice Biennale, the Salone Nautico and the...

International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades Underway on Syros

This year's International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades began in Hermoupolis, on Syros Island on August 10 and will continue through August 17. Hermoupolis is the capital city of the Cyclades island archipelago. For more than 15 years now every...

Teodor Currentzis, The Greek Conductor Who Took Russia and Europe by Storm

Teodor Currentzis has been dubbed the "rebel of classical music," "the bad boy of classical music, and even a "hellraiser." These are all descriptions that are perhaps more fitting for a rock star than a man who conducts Mozart...

Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra to Perform in Rhodes and Marmaris in September

The Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra (GTYO), composed of 50 talented young Greek and Turkish musicians aged between 16 and 26, will perform in two major concerts this year; on September 2 in Rhodes, Greece, and September 4 in Marmaris, Turkey. The...

Athens International Airport to Be Turned into Music Stage

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” will transform into a music stage on Sunday, June 21, allowing passengers and visitors to enjoy a magical musical journey to celebrate European Music Day. From 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, the Athens State Orchestra Woodwind...

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam to Perform at Megaron Concert Hall

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, based in Amsterdam, will be visiting Greece as a part of its 2011 tour for two performances at Megaron Concert Hall in Athens on November 22 and 23. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has been voted the...