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PETROS KLAMPANIS live at the Goulandris Museum

Where: B & E Goulandris Museum
When: 20 March 2020 - Postponed
Why Go: For a night of live jazz with Greece's famous bassist

Award-winning Greek bassist and composer Petros Klampanis will perform at the amphitheatre of the B & E Goulandris Museum in Athens. The “Bass Ace” will bring to the stage his favourite pieces from around the world, together with improvisations and his spontaneous and unique compositions.

Note as a precaution for the Coronavirus, this performance is postponed until further notice. New dates are TBA by the producer. For further information, contact the ticketing agent

About Petros Klampanis

Dividing his time between Greece and New York, Petros Klampanis grew up on the Greek island of Zakynthos, surrounded by the confluence of Mediterranean and Balkan folk music. To pursue his musical passions, he dropped out of the Polytechnic School in Athens and in 2005 he began his double bass performance studies at the Amsterdam Conservatory. In 2008, he completed his formal studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York. Since his relocation to New York City, Klampanis has performed alongside some of the city’s renowned jazz musicians, including saxophonist Greg Osby, pianist Jean-Michel Pilc, and drummer Ari Hoenig.


About the Venue – B & E Goulandris Museum

The B & E Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Modern Art is housed in a 1920‘s Neoclassical Athenian mansion. Opened in October 2019, the museum’s collection includes some of the world’s great impressionists, modernists and post-war artworks that is part of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundations’ vision to make art accessible to the public through their private collection.

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