Abendmusik - Christmas concerts
22 & 23 December 2017


Christmas concerts 2017

Friday 22 December 

Sound of Christmas

Athens Chamber Ensemble 2012

Saturday 23 December 

J. S. Bach Suites for solo cello

Iris Louka, solo viola

Christmas concerts 2016

Thursday 15 Friday 16

Magnificat anima mea

Works by M. A. Charpentier,  A. Vivaldi, D. Buxtehude

Vassiliki Karagianni, soprano

Anastassia Symeonidou, soprano

Nikos Spanatis, countertenor

Yannis Filias, tenor

Kostas Mavroyenis, baritone

Ensemble 1619

Jerassimos Coidan, harpsichord & musical direction

With the participation of the Kodály Conservatory choir under the direction of Michalis Patseas

[50th anniversary of the death of Zoltán Kodály]

Monday 19  

Visioni Natalizie | Christmas Visions

Christmas Suites from the Renaissance to the present. uites from the Renaissance to the present

Works by O' Carolan, Amadei, Sartori, Mandonico a.o.

The Athenian Mandolin and Guitar orchestra “Nicolaos Lavdas” 

Tuesday 20  


Dutch and German baroque of late 17th century. 

Works by Walther, Petersen, Biber, Schenck, a.o.

DissensoDuo, early music duet

Giorgos Samoilis, baroque violin | Alex Mastichiadis, harpsichord

Wednesday 21

O Μagnum Μysterium

Sacred music and carols of the French baroque

Artistic direction: Iason Marmaras Os Orphicum


Christmas concerts 2015

Friday 18 December 

"Cantabo Domino"

Nikos Spanatis, counter tenor | Katerina Ktona, harpsichord & organ

Christmas songs from the Renaissance and the Baroque eras, by Grandi, Purcell, Händel, Bach and Anonymous, as well as Christmas melodies from the English music tradition.

Monday 21 December 

"The Annunciation" at 20:00

DissensoDuo ensemble [Giorgos Samoilis, baroque violin | Alexis Mastichiadis, harpsichord, organ]

Works from early Italian and German/Austrian baroque ("Stylus Phantasticus") characterised by improvisation and intense expressive elements.

"Semper Antiquae Sempre Vivus" at 21:00

Guitarte ensemble

Works by John Dowland, Panayotis Adam, Gilbert Biberian, as well as dances from the Italian Renaissance, Concerti grossi by A. Vivaldi and G.F.Handel (arr. by P. Gerrits and N. Chatzieleftheriou).

Christmas concerts 2014

Friday 19 December

"Jubilate Domino"

Vassiliki Karagianni, soprano

Nikos Spanatis, counter tenor

Yiannis Toulis, viola da gamba

Christos Paraskevopoulos, organ

Works by D. Buxtehude, W. A. Mozart, A. Vivaldi, G. F. Handel

Saturday 20 December

Corpus Minor Vocal ensemble

Jerassimos Choidan, organ

Works by Diedrich Buxtehude, Georg-Philipp Telemann, Johann Christoph Bach and Christmas arias from the Baroque era

Monday 22 December

"The Musical Offering"

Guitarte ensemble

Works by J. S. Bach, D. Buxtehude, G. F. Handel, A. Corelli & L. Boccherini

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Dates:22 & 23 December 2017


Organised by:specs 'n' arts

Co-organised with:Arte Atene

Venue:St Paul's Anglican church

Address:27, Philhellinon str., Athens

Info/Tickets:Ticket services - +302107234567