8th International Aegean Festival

Jul 09, 2012 — Jul 22, 2012 • Category: Events
This is the 8th year of the International Festival of the Aegean, that takes place on the island of Syros every summer. This year the festival, founded by the Greek-American conductor Peter Tiboris, will last from July 9th to 22nd, 2012. The schedule is as follows:

July 9th, 2012
Festival Opening Concert at Apollo Theatre "The Epic and Historic Genius of Beethoven" Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 ("Choral") Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 ("Emperor")

July 10th/12th/14th, 2012
Apollo Theatre Richard Strauss: Salome An opera in one act Symphony Orchestra of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet, Tirana, Albania

July 11th Apollo Theatre
"Pergolesi's Voices from Heaven & the Lyric Elegance of Schubert" Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in D-flat major, D. 485 Symphony Orchestra of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet, Tirana, Albania

July 13th Saint Nicholas Church, at 6 p.m.
"Sunset a cappella choral concert - Sacred Music in a Sacred Place" Free Admission and
at Apollo Theatre "Beethoven's Triple Concerto & the Sweeping Power of Symphony No. 7"

July 14th Apollo Theatre
"Family One-hour Rush Concert: Getting to Know the New Zealand Trio from Down Under" Free Admission

July 15th
A Concert for Syros "Under the Stars" in Miaouli Square, Hermoupolis, at 10 p.m. Free admission

July 16th at 7:30 pm Cultural Centre
Lieder Abend An hour of art songs performed by Greek Opera Studio participants and
at Apollo Theatre "Stylistic Variations on a Song by Mikis Theodorakis"

July 17th Apollo Theatre
Euripides: Heracles (Festival Premiere) Aquila Theatre of New York (Performed in English with Greek Subtitles)

July 19th/20th/21st/22nd Apollo Theatre
"Everybody's Waltzing" Choreographed by Renato Zanella

More info at: Aegean International Festival