October15 2017 (Sun)
8:00 PM

Petros Pelloponisios „The Mozart of Eastern Christianity"

Archaion Kallos Festival 2017

Malostranska beseda | Classical Music

60 minutes | Not available

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Date: October 15, 2017 | 20:00 (Sun)
Venue: Malostranska beseda
Duration: 60 minutes
Status: Not available
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Petros Pelloponisios - „The Mozart of Eastern Christianity"

Program: 

Petros Pelloponisios 
Secular Music 

Performing:

Aura duet (Greece): 
Nikos Paraoulakis - Ney
Nikos Papageorgiou - Tanbur 
with
Gerasimos Papadopoulos - voice (Cyprus) 
Katerina Spala - voice (Czech Republic – Greece)

About the festival: 

This year the festival pays a tribute to one of the greatest composers of post – byzantine Eastern Music, i. e. Petros Peloponnesios, which, in the 18th century, is the equivalent of W. A. Mozart of the Eastern Christianity. As in previous years, the festival will present a wide and varied spectrum of Orthodox music, ranging from the sounds of Byzantine musicZnamenny Chant, through Romanticism (P. I. Tchaikovsky and others), to works by leading contemporary composers such as Arvo Pärt and Alfred Schnittke as well as world premieres of works of young Czech composers – this year these will be Martin Klusák and Jan Trojan.

Please note:

The concert has no intermission.

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