The Athens State Orchestra returns for a third year to the Stavros Niarchos Park's Great Lawn on Sunday, September 15, for a "Journey to the New World." Joined by accordion and bandoneon virtuoso Klaudiusz Baran, the historic Greek ensemble, conducted by Giorgos Vranos, will perform works by three iconic composers from the Americas: Argentinean tango master Astor Piazzolla and two North America
Greek composer and musician May Roosevelt, an expert on the theremin, one of the earliest electronic instruments, joins forces with Mechanimal, a local industrial audiovisual creative group, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Labyrinth venue at 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 12.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Park Your Cinema program continues at the Great Lawn with a screening of "Chinatown," a 1974 neo-noir mystery thriller directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston and Perry Lopez, "Chinatown" is among the US Library of Congress' best films of all time. The SNFCC screening is free of charge and starts at 9 p.m.
Pontus Lidberg and the Danish Dance Theater will be staging the Greek debut of "Siren," a dance production based on Homer's "Odyssey," at the Greek National Opera's Stavros Niarchos Hall on Sunday, July 28. The production features innovative visual design, including film projections and animations by Jason Carpenter, and is set to Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata No.
Take the whole family to enjoy an evening of acrobatics, live music, singing, dancing, acting and Chinese martial-art elements at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Labyrinth Dome, where Cirko Cachivache's skilled performers will be telling the story of a king and queen whose kingdom is threatened by the king's evil brother, with music by Michalis Stefanidis.
A musical ensemble will honor the late and incredibly popular Greek singer-songwriter Loukianos Kilaidonis, on the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Great Lawn. Backed by an eight-member band, a group of singers and actors will recreate the crooner's most loved tunes, as well as lesser-known tracks. The folk musician passed away in 2017.
Vassilis Podaras, aka Billy Pod, will perform music from his debut solo album "Drums to Heal Society" in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Jazz Chronicles series. Drummer of The Next Step Quintet, Billy Pod has made a name for himself on Greece's drumming scene, performing his signature style of jazz in countless venues at home and across Europe.
Next up on the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Park Your Cinema lineup is "The Producers," a satirical comedy that follows a failing Broadway producer and a shy accountant who devise a plan to make a quick buck. Directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder. The screening at the Great Lawn begins at 9 p.m. and admission is free.