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All the forthcoming events at the OCC on January

3 Jan 2011
The arts and letters at OCC on January:

MUSIC: The Orchestra of Colours performs works by George Gershwin and Pericles Koukos on January 4, while Camerata premieres on January 25 a special concept (Camerata on Period Instruments) and tracks the Greek mythology inside Johann Sebastian Bach’s œuvre. On January 24, the second concert of the Cycle for the Greek Song is dedicated to the composer Stavros Kougioumtzis.

DANCE: One of the leading choreographers of our times, Josef Nadj, director of the Centre Corégraphique National d’Orléans of France, will give four performances of his celebrated work Cherry-Brandy, a work inspired by Russian writers and poets (January 6-9).

THEATRE: Three theatre productions take the stage of the OCC this month. Flemish company tg STAN present two versions of the ancient Greek tragedy Antigone, by Jean Cocteau and Jean Anouilh, respectively (January 7-9). On January 14, the newfound Greek company bijoux de Kant by Yannis Scourletis premieres Goethe’s Werther. And, on January 20, Stathis Livathinos’ theatre company premieres the classic Danton’s Death by Georg Büchner.

TALKS & THOUGHTS: Four discussions will take place at the Lecture & Exhibition space of the OCC this month, on topics concerning the contemporary Greek society, with the participation of distinguished lecturers: The contemporary cityscape and antiquities (10/1), Cosmopolitan cultures: Reality or utopia? (12/1), The cultural roots of the crisis (19/1) and Man creates life (26/1).

For more informatrion, click on the hyperlinks to visit the respective webpages of the events.