Εκδηλώσεις | Στέγη Ιδρύματος Ωνάση / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

15 November 2010 - 6 January 2011

09:00

VISUAL ARTS

Visual Dialogues

Fourteen artists strive to transcribe the issues raised in the Athens Dialogues’ six thematic sections into visual terms. The new works, most of which will be installed in public spaces to allow Athenians to happen upon them by chance.

11 December - 12 December 2010

17:00Main Stage
Free admission | Coupon required for the entrance

THEATRE

Inauguration of the Onassis Cultural CentreOpen to the public

The Onassis Cultural Centre is coming to town and opening its doors to the public over a two-day inauguration, on December 11 & 12.

13 December 2010

17:00Upper Stage

Free entrance

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Are the arts and letters a luxury for a society in financial crisis?Inaugural speech of Talks & Thoughts Cycle

The arts and letters provide a fixed point of reference when everything else can look as though it’s collapsing around our ears.

16 December - 19 December 2010

20:30Main Stage
25 - 28 - 52 € | Concs 18 €

THEATRE

Alvis HermanisThe Sound of Silence

The award-winning Latvian director experiments with a silent production which transcends the limits speech imposes on expression. Using a room in a post-Soviet society as his core narrational unit, he explores the concept of utopia through a range of motifs and Simon & Garfunkel’s music.

17 December 2010

19:005th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
Free entrance

TALKS & THOUGHTS

2,500 years since the Battle of MarathonCycle C | History through the lens of the present | Remembrance and Pathos

Greek–Persian relations in antiquity.

18 December - 20 December 2010

21:00Upper Stage
22 € | Concs 12 €

DANCE

YELP Dance CompanyLebenswelt

Lebenswelt is the final part in the S trilogy, which was inspired by the philosophy of Edmund Husserl, who uses the term ‘Lebenswelt’ to define the world we each perceive around us. In this work, the worlds of the two dancers coexist with a third: that of the audience.

22 December 2010

20:30Main Stage
15 - 20 - 30 - 40 € 
Concs 10 - 15 €

MUSIC

Travelling with Panait IstratiGreek Song Cycle | Unknown Hellenism

The opening event of the Greek Song Cycle centred on Unknown Hellenism is dedicated to the great Greek-Romanian writer Panait Istrati, described as the “Maxim Gorky of the Balkans”.

23 December 2010

20:30Main Stage
15 - 20 - 30 - 40 € | Concs 10 - 15€

MUSIC

Orchestra of ColoursThree Folk Suites: Holst / Bartók / Shostakovich

Gustav Holst lauds the expressive simplicity of English traditional music. Béla Bartók’s Suite reveals the influence of Hungarian, Romanian and Arabic melodies. Shostakovich’s Suite is a recently identified collection of incidental film music.

28 December 2010 - 2 January 2011

20:30Main Stage
10 - 15 - 20 €
Concs 5 - 7 €

THEATRE

Victoria Chaplin & Jean-Baptiste ThiérréeLe cirque invisible

Le Cirque Invisible, a circus which combines the phantasmagorical with the poetic, has been crisscrossing the world and hearts for forty years.

17 December 2010

23:30Main Stage

ADULTS

After-performance talk with Alvis Hermanis

19 December 2010

22:00Upper Stage

ADULTS

After-performance talk with Mariela Nestora