MUSIC

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique: Beethoven 250 - Symphony Cycle

From 22 June to 27 June 2020 · Athens

Venue Details

Plaka - Akropoli

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Dionysioy Areopagitoy

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all performance dates are subject to change.

One of the greatest festival events of the summer on an international level. A once-in-a-lifetime experience for music lovers. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is the last of only five stops in the world tour Beethoven 250 – Symphony Cycle, after Palau de la Música in Barcelona, Harris Theater in Chicago, Carnegie Hall in New York City and Barbican in London. On the occasion of the global celebration in honour of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the world-famous Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique will celebrate  its own 30th birthday by performing all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies.

The orchestra will perform at the Odeon under the baton of its founder, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, marking a landmark moment in the history of the Festival and classical music in Greece overall. They are joined by lauded violinist Isabelle Faust, soloist in the Violin Concerto, and Lucy Crowe, soprano, Jess Dandy, contralto, Ed Lyon, tenorw and Tareq Nazmi, bass, soloists in the 4th part of Symphony No. 9, in which the Monteverdi Choir will also collaborate.

Programme:
22/6 The Creatures of Prometheus (ballet): Overture, Introduction and excerpts of Act 1 – Symphony No. 1 – Violin Concerto. Soloist Isabelle Faust violin 

23/6 Symphony No. 2 – Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia Eroica

24/6 Symphony No. 4 – Symphony No. 5

26/6 Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Symphony - Symphony No. 7

27/6 Symphony No. 8 – Symphony  No. 9. Μonteverdi Choir. Soloists: Lucy Crowe soprano, Jess Dandy contralto, Ed Lyon tenor, Tareq Nazmi bass.

As part of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2020. One of the greatest festival events of the summer on an international level. A once-in-a-lifetime experience for music lovers.

Ticket Details

To be announced.

When

From 22 June to 27 June 2020

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