The events at the OCC on April / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

The events at the OCC on April

28 Mar 2011

MUSIC: The Borderline Festival hosts the experimental and electronic sounds of Family Battle Snake, Jacaszek, Ηildur Gudnadottir, BJ Nilsen, The Skein (Andrea Parkins & Jessica Constable) and Alva Noto on a two-day billing, April 1 and April 2. The multi-instrumentalist Stephan Micus takes us to a journey through the Eastern music landscapes on April 3. Camerata on period instruments, featuring George Petrou as conductor, presents on April 5 several works by W.A. Mozart, reviving the spirit of a famous concert that the great composer organised in 1783. Two important musicians of the European jazz scene, Enrico Rava & Stefano Bollani, on a recital of improvisation, on April 10. Between April 8 and 15, the OCC presents at the Composer Portrait the oeuvre of a great Greek composer who lives abroad, Georges Aperghis. Concerts (featuring dissonArt ensemble on April 13 & Klangforum Wien on April 15), “music spectacles” (Machinations by IRCAM) and a lecture (on April 11 at the Institut Français d’Athènes) attempt to bring to light his diverse work. The Italian mezzo-soprano Romina Basso and the baroque music ensemble Latinitas Nostra play sacred music works by Antonio Vivaldi, on April 18, and the Orchestra of Colours presents works by Arvo Pärt and Gabriel Fauré, on April 20, all of them connected to the Easter days.

THEATRE: The Kanigunda theatre company presents a play about Athens, City-state, directed by Yannis Leontaris, from April 26 until May 13. The Main Stage of the OCC hosts for a four-day billing the troupe and the audience, at the innovative transfer of Berman’s classic film Scenes from a Marriage, by the celebrated Dutch director Ivo Van Hove, at his first visit in Greece.

DANCE: On April 1 & 2, the last performance of seven deadly sins by Ypsilon dance company: Angeliki Stellatou and Stavros Gasparatos.

SHOWS FOR EVERYONE: On April 3-4, Katerini Antonakaki explores the role of space and objects in our everyday thought and praxis, with the performance Environ 0.618.

VISUAL ARTS: The exhibition Polyglossia features work by artists of Greek descent who were born or live outside Greece, and aims to cover every means of visual expression.

TALKS & THOUGHTS: April 27, “People and the global trade in the Mediterranean’s port cities of Antiquity and the 21st century”.

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