Folk-rock act Yiannis Haroulis, a skilled hand at the Cretan lute and an artist inspired by that island's musical heritage, will perform at the Seikh Sou Forest (Dasos) Theater on Wednesday, September 18. Presenting new and older work, Haroulis is joined by a seven-member band. The show starts at 9 p.m.
Composer and improvisational pianist Jean-Francois Zygel stated that he desires for the show that he will play on Wednesday in the square of the George Enescu Festival to be a "musical transcript of the city of Bucharest". He will play together with Damian Draghici. The improvisational concert, which will take place in front of the Romanian Athenaeum is called "The Music of Bucharest".
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 finale of the Eurovision Song Contest next year will be held in Rotterdam.
The port city has won the honor of hosting a glittering event in a competition with Maastricht.
The 65th edition of the competition will take place in the Netherlands after its participant Duncan Laurence wins in Tel Aviv.
Greek tenor Mario Frangoulis returns to the Herod Atticus Theater for his annual summer concert, presenting an upbeat program of popular jazz and swing tunes in a show titled "P.S. I Love You," following a sold-out run last winter. He is joined on stage by the Blue Skies big band and Tammy McCann, hailed as one of the top jazz acts in Chicago right now. Doors open at 9 p.m.