Murray Perahia, one of the greatest pianists in the world joins the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra to perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus as part of this year’s Athens Festival.
The programme includes Beethoven’s fascinating Piano Concerto No. 4, Dimitri Mitropoulos’ Cretan Feast, orchestrated by Nikos Skalkottas, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, inspired by One Thousand and One Nights.
Dimitri Mitropoulos (1896 -1960)
Cretan feast (Orchestration: Nikos Skalkottas)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58,
Andante con moto
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
Scheherazade, Op. 35
The Sea and Sinbad’s ship (Largo e maestoso. Allegro non troppo)
The Kalandar Prince (Lento. Andantino. Allegro molto. Con moto)
The Young Prince and the Young Princess (Andantino quasi Αllegretto)
Festival at Baghdad. The Sea. The Ship Breaks against a Cliff Surmounted by a Bronze Horseman (Allegro molto. Vivo. Allegro non troppo maestoso)
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