Music connects the OCC and the Panteion University / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

Music connects the OCC and the Panteion University

FEB - MAY 2016
20:30
Panteion University
Free admission
Two neighbours, the OCC and Panteion University, have collaborated on a cycle of contemporary music concerts which showcase the sound of ‘today’.
photo © Yiannis Soulis
The two institutions have come together, doing away with the physical distance between them to share their common interest in culture in general and contemporary music in particular. These concerts are the result of a collaboration between OCC-selected musicians —most of them young and up-and-coming— and students studying “Culture and Cultural Management” in Panteion’s Department of Communication, Media and Culture.

The musicians and students formed into small groups which were charged with organizing and promoting both the cycle as a whole and each individual concert. The OCC is providing the working groups with advice, know-how and networking, while the project is supervised by both institutions.

Our culture is overwhelmingly visual, and a few hours spent listening to contemporary music can reveal just how surprising the sound of today can be. In these concerts, key works of the 20th and 21st centuries interact with works by Greek composers. A number of the works to be performed will be receiving their Greek premières or were commissioned especially for the cycle.

The concerts will feature compositions by: Michael Amann, George Crumb, Mario Davidovsky, Morton Feldman, Henrik Hellstenius, Rudolph Jungwirth, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Jacob ter Veldhuis, Claude Vivier, George Aperghis, Nikos Ioakeim, Yannis Ioannidis, Orestis Karamanlis, Evangelia Kikou, Panayiotis Kokoras, Dimitris Maronidis, Dimitris Economou, Michalis Paraskakis and Christos Samaras.
Project Manager: Lorenda Ramou
Professors Panteion University: Andromache Gazi, Stavros Kaperonis
Supervision: Daphne Voudouri

Participating Students:
Maria Archonti, Spyros Valvis, Kostis Vasilakis, Velisaria Doka, Marianna Fasoi, Dionysia Konstantakopoulou, Eirini Eleni Nikolaou, Elena Ntosa, Charis Papaevangelou, Xristina Pedoulaki, Andreas Smoilis-Konstas, Christina Tsatsaroni, Eleni Tzannatou, Katerina-Maria Zervou

The audience can enter the Panteion University from Fragudi st. The entrance for people with disabilities is also on Fragudi st. Click here to see the map.
The concert will be held at the Ceremony Hall of the Panteion University, on the Ground Floor of the old Building (red building).
Entrance to the event is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event, at Panteion University.


Wednesday 24 February
Works by Karlheinz Stockhausen, George Crumb, Christos Samaras, Evangelia Kikou, Michael Amann, Dimitris Economou, Rudolph Jungwirth

Ria Georgiadou: flute
Sven Birch: piano

Wednesday 16 March
Works by Panayiotis Kokoras, Mario Davidovsky, Jacob ter Veldhuis, Dimitris Maronidis, Henrik Hellstenius

Panagiotis Andreoglou: accordion
Gundega Šmite: piano
Dimitris Maronidis: electronics

Tuesday 19 April
New work by Orestis Karamanlis

Sophia Lampropoulou: kanun
Charis Lamprakis: ney
Orestis Karamanlis: laptop

Tuesday 24 May
Works by Yannis Ioannidis, George Aperghis, Claude Vivier, Morton Feldman, Nikos Ioakeim, Michalis Paraskakis  

Katerina Konstantourou: piano

 

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