Piano Festival Greek National Opera
The Piano Festival at the Greek National Opera. Photograph: courtesy of the GNO

PIANO FESTIVAL at the Greek National Opera

Where: Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
When: 4 December 2019
Why Go: Hear some of the best pianists in Greece

The Greek National Opera (GNO) Alternative Stage Piano Festival, in collaboration with the Thessaloniki Piano Festival, returns for its third year at the Stavros Niarchos Centre in Athens.

Piano Festival Athens Greek National Opera

The intimacy of the Alternate Stage at the Greek National Opera at an earlier recital. Photograph: courtesy of the GNO

The festival’s programme will include five recitals by outstanding Greek soloists along with a free major concert on 14 November of popular concertos for piano of the Romantic period.

Piano Festival recital performers:

Dimitris Toufexis (5 November)

Titos Gouvelis (6 November)

Lilia Boyajieva (26 November)

Nefeli Mousoura (27 November)

Theodoris Tzovanakis (4 December)

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The Alternative Stage is the second auditorium of the opera wing found inside the SNFCC complex. Designed by the acclaimed Renzo Piano, it was designed for intimate musical performances and as a creative space for Greek composers.

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