Tribute to Cello Athens Conservatoire


Where: Athens Conservatoire
When: 1, 3 & 4 July 2019
Why Go: For lovers of classical music

As part of a collaboration between the Athens and Epidaurus Festival and the newly re-opened Athens Conservatoire, three concerts will be performed in July to promote emerging musical talent in Greece with a tribute to cello.

Inspired by the internationally acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma who will perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on 30 June,  young and accomplished Greek cellists along with other talented musicians will perform over three nights.

Tribute Cello Athens Conservatoire

Cellist Michael Heupel.

1 July –  Aris Garoufalis Hall 9:00pm

Christina Bazili (cello), Alexia Mouza (piano)
Beethoven, The Sonata for cello and piano No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1 
Schumann, 5 Pieces in folk style for cello and piano, Op. 102
Prokofiev, Ballade for cello and piano in C minor, Op. 15
Shostakovich, Sonata for cello and piano in D minor, Op. 40


3 July – Aris Garoufalis Hall 9:00pm

Part 1
Michael Heupel (cello)
György Sándor Ligeti, Sonata for solo cello
Khadija Zeynalova, Sonata for solo cello
Mark O’Connor, Appalachia Waltz
Bright Sheng, Seven Τunes I Ηeard in China, III. Little Cabbage
Efi Markoulaki,  Chanitikos from Cretan suite
Gaspar Cassadó, Suite for solo cello

Part 2
Fernando Nina (cello, electric cello)
Featuring Michael Heupel (cello) and Daniel Paleodimos (drums)
Fernando Nina, Jungle, for solo cello
Konstantia Gourzi, Jasminarie, for solo cello
Giovanni Sollima, Alone, for solo cello
Fernando Nina, Schizofrenia, for solo cello
J. S. Bach, Sarabande, Cello Suite No. 3
Fernando Nina, Bach Decon, for solo cello
Prince, Purple Rain, for solo cello
Lambada, for 2 cellos and drums
Jimmi Hendrix, Purple Haze, for 2 cellos and drums
Fernando Nina, Simone, for 2 cellos and drums
U2, With or Without You, for 2 cellos

Tribute Cello Athens Conservatoire

Cellist Nina Fernando.

4 July – Aris Garoufalis Hall 9:00pm

Alexis Karaiskakis-Nastos (cello), Vassilis Varvaresos (piano)
Brahms, Sonata for cello & piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
Schumann, Fantasy pieces for cello and piano, Op. 73 (originally for clarinet and piano)
Brahms, 6 lieder for cello and piano
Strauss, Sonata for cello and piano in F major, Op. 6



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