Beethoven Gala ERT National Symphony Athens
The ERT National Symphony Orchestra. Photograph: courtesy of AEF/Elli Poupoulidou

BEETHOVEN GALA by the ERT National Symphony Orchestra

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus
When: 18 July 2020
Why Go: For lovers of classical music performed on an iconic stage

Celebrating the 250th anniversary since Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, the ERT National Symphony Orchestra presents a gala dedicated to the music of the legendary German composer at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for the 2020 Athens and Epidaurus Festival.

The orchestra will present Beethoven’s brilliant and uplifting Symphony No. 1, the great composer’s sole aria concerto, featuring the internationally acclaimed soprano Myrtò Papatanasiu, as well as the divine Piano Concerto No. 4, performed by acclaimed Greek pianist Alexandra Papastefanou.

BEETHOVEN GALA ERT Symphony Orchestra

George Petrou will lead the Orchestra. Photograph: courtesy of G.Petrou/Akriviadis

Conducted by world-renowned, multi-award-winning conductor George Petrou, in his debut as new music director of the ERT National Symphony Orchestra.

Also featuring, ‘Three Equals for Four Trombones’, composed by Beethoven, performed by musicians George Krimperis, Dimitris Petsas, Kostas Alexandris Sakis Myronis.

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