Albanian conductor Kostika Collaku leads the Contradition Ensemble choir in a recital of both a capella and cantata works by Byrd, Ramsey, Allegri, Purcell, Bach, Mozart, Rheinberger, Rachmaninoff, Szymanowski, Faure, Poulenc, Schnittke and Part in Thessaloniki on Thursday, April 18. The performance will take place at the 15th century Alaca Imaret Mosque, starting at 9 p.m.
Award-winning Polish pianist Anna Miernik, hailed as one of the country's greatest young talents right now, has been invited to perform at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall's tribute to Frederic Chopin on the occasion of the 170th anniversary of the French composer's death. Apart from Chopin pieces, the program also includes a selection of works by Polish composers he inspired.
New clashes erupted between riot police and migrants outside the Diavata reception camp near Thessaloniki on Friday, after dozens of women tried to break through the police cordon and were pushed back.
A local news website seleo.gr reported that traffic on Symmahiki Odos on the section near the camp is blocked.