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New Symphony Orchestra to Perform Its First Concert in Memoriam of James Pardew

The New Symphony Orchestra is dedicating its first concert to be held after the enforced break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the memory of former United States ambassador James Pardew, who died on June 2.

The NSO said that Pardew, a member of the orchestra's honorary board, had been one of its most loyal supporters.

Piano Recital | January 13

Two respected Greek pianists, Vassilis Varvaresos and Alexia Mouza, will perform a recital as part of the Athens Concert Hall's online program on Wednesday, January 13. The pair will play Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Rachmaninov's Suite No 2, Opus 17, and Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" Fantasy for Two Pianos. The show is free to view and starts at 8.30 p.m., at megaron.gr.

Benda’s ‘Medea’ | November 30

Live-streamed from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, the Camerata - Friends of Music Orchestra will perform "Medea" by Czech composer Georg Benda on period instruments. The Camerata is conducted by the acclaimed harpsichordist and maestro Markellos Chryssicos, with actress Kora Karvouni in the title role of the dramatic heroine. Streaming starts at 8.30 p.m.

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