Around the piano 9th edition
4, 8, 9 & 11 November 2013

One hundred children's voices will open this year's edition of the festival with some of the world's most famous melodies and Disney movie songs as well as classical music works originally composed for children's choir.

Monday 4 November, at 20:30

"Sounds of music... around the piano"

Kodály Conservatory Children's Choir [GR]

Yannis Aeriniotis, piano [GR]

Michalis Patseas, Conductor [GR]

Evmeleia Children's Choir [GR]

Gina Fotinopoulou, soprano [GR]

Yiorgos Doussis, piano [GR]


Friday 8 November, at 20:30

"Tallinn – Vienna – Athens in 80' minutes"

Works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff and Erkki-Sven Tüür

Trio VanBeethoven Vienna [AT]

Trio Elegiac [EE]


Saturday 9 November, at 20:30

"The quintessence of romanticism"

Works by Frédéric François Chopin and Antonín Leopold Dvořák

Prima Vista quartet [PL]

Ching-Yun Hu, piano [TW]

Alexandra Nomidou, piano [GR]


Monday 11 November, at 20:30

«Music and poetry / Wilhelm Richard Wagner – Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis»

The festival celebrates the 200th anniversary of the German Romantic – era composer and the 150 years since the birth of the world – renown Greek poet

A part

Wilhelm Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder

Lenia Zafiropoulou, soprano [GR]

Nikolaos Laaris, piano [GR]

Also participating the poets Orpheas Aperghis, Panayiotis Ioannidis, Dimitra Kotoula, Maria Topali

B part

Savvas Kassotis: Songs based on poems by K. P. Kavafis

Irini Karaianni, mezzo soprano [GR]

Nikolaos Laaris, piano [GR]

More info

Dates:4, 8, 9 & 11 November 2013


Artistic Director:Alexandra Nomidou

Organised by:specs 'n' arts

With the support of:The Embassies of Austria, Estonia and Poland in Greece

Venue:Athens Parnassos Hall

Address:8, Karitsi sq., Athens

Info/Tickets:15, 10 & 5 euros