Paris

Paris


Ravel’s Waltz and Stravinsky’s Firebird (which received its notorious première in Paris) are two of the most alluring works of the early 20th century. The internationally celebrated Japanese conductor, Kimbo Ishii, joins forces with the Athens State Orchestra and the celebrated saxophone soloist, Theodore Kerkezos, to perform two magical French works which reveal the instrument’s full expressive and virtuosic potential.

FRI. 19 MAY. 2017, 20:30

Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall

Christos Lambrakis Hall

  • MAURICE RAVEL
    (1875–1937)The Waltz, choreographed poem for orchestra
  • CLAUDE DEBUSSY
    (1862–1918)Rhapsody for saxophone and orchestra
  • HENRI TOMASI
    (1901 – 1971)Ballade for alto saxophone, clown and orchestra
  • IGOR STRAVINSKY
    (1882-1971)The Firebird Suite (1945)
  • SOLOIST

    Theodore Kerkezos, saxophone
  • CONDUCTOR

    Kimbo Ishii
  • WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF

    Libretto: Theodoros Kerkezos
    Movement: Matina Velimahiti
    Clown: Elena Meggreli
  • 19:45

     Free introductory talk for ticket holders
  • With the support of the French Embassy in Athens and the French Institute of Greece

    With the support of the French Embassy in Athens and the French Institute of Greece

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