ATHENS -- The Athens Concert Hall (Megaro Moussikis) will live stream three concerts related to the 'Adagio-Music' cycle for the Greek Orthodox Easter provided to the public for free, it said on Tuesday.
- "From the Passion to the Resurrection, Easter Music" (Sunday, April 25) includes the Concert Hall's organist Ourania Gasiou, who will perform excerpts of works for church organ by Bach, Brahms, Demessieux and Johnson. A detailed program is available (Greek, English) at https://www.megaron.gr/event/apo-to-pathos-stin-anastasi-s-anatoli-kai-dusi/
- Rare but known Baroque compositions will be performed by the Ex Silentio group (Monday of Holy Week, April 26), recreating the performance of the times on original instruments or copies of them, including Baroque violin and cello. The group, which includes mezzo soprano Theodora Baka, will perform concerts and sonatas among others of Biber, Vivaldi, Handel, Purcell and Telemann. At https://www.megaron.gr/event/ex-silentio-en-odais-megalunomen/
- Loudovikos ton Anogion will sing and perform on the mandolin (April 27) on laments of the Mediterranean region. He will be joined by singers Eleni and Suzana Vougioukli and other musicians. Available at https://www.megaron.gr/event/loudobikos-ton-anogeion-ena-keraki-aftoumeno-ekratou-ki-esbise-mou/
All three concerts start at 20:30 and will be live streamed from the Athens Concert Hall links above, Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/megaron.gr), and YouTube. They will be available at all three platforms for 48 hours after the live performance.