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.
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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