Luigi Boccherini’s solemn Stabat Mater, which conveys in music the Virgin Mary's grief as Christ is crucified, and the heart-breaking Adagio by the American composer Samuel Barber may have been composed nearly two centuries apart, but both are ideal musical expressions of the contemplative spirit of Holy Week.
Mon., 10 Apr. 2023 20:00
BYZANTINE AND CHRISTIAN MUSEUM
Adagio for strings
(1743 - 1805)
Stabat Mater for soprano and string quintet
Quintarco, an Athens State Orchestra string quintet
Nikos Mandylas, violin
Marina Charalambides, violin
Enkela Kokolani, viola
Vania Papadimitriou, cello
Takis Kapogiannis, double bass
Νίκος Μάνδυλας, βιολί
Sofia Kyanidou, soprano
At 19:00, one hour prior to the concert, a free guided tour will be held for ticket holders to the temporary exhibition dedicated to the religious work of Polykleitos Regkos. The guided tour will be held by the Archeologist Periandros Epitropakis and the Historian Ioanna Alexandri.
Ticket price for the concert and the guided tour: 8€
Concession tickets are valid according to the Museum's regulations.
The Museum can support at maximum 70 auditors. Thus, it is necessary to reserve a place.
Information and reservations at 2132139507 from 10:00 to 13:00.