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8th International Music Festival Odessa Classics 2022 Thessaloniki. The full programme


The Odessa Classics festival in Tallinn has finished. Thessaloniki, Greece will become the next place а the festival from the 9th till 13th of June.

Main image: Odessa Classics Tallinn


9 June, 21:00

Thessaloniki Concert Hall, “Friends of Music” Hall (M1)

Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Zoi Tsokanou

  • G. Axiotis “Sunset” (Gr: Deilino), from Intermezzi
  • W. A. Μοzart Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, KV 467
  • W. A. Μοzart Overture from the opera Le Nozze di Figaro
  • W. A. Μοzart “Hai già vinta la causa”, Count Almaviva’s aria from the opera Le Nozze di Figaro
  • J. Massenet “Ce breuvage… vision fugitive”, Hérode’s aria from the opera Hérodiade
  • G. Verdi Overture from the opera I Vespri Siciliani
  • G. Verdi “Io morrò, ma lieto in core”, Rodrigo’s aria from the opera Don Carlo
  • F. Lehár “Ballsirenen Walzer”, from the operetta Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
  • F. Lehár “O Vaterland, du machst bei Tag”, Danilo’s aria from the operetta Die Lustige Witwe
  • C. Porter “Begin the Beguine”, song from the musical Jubilee

10 June, 11:30

Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra’s, “Solon Michaelides” Rehearsal Auditorium

Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

  • M. Skoryk “Melody”
  • V. Silvestrov “Elegy”, “Musical moment”
  • A. Karamanov “Night prayer” (σόλο πιάνο)
  • S. Rachmaninov “Vocalise”, “Margaritki”
  • A. Pärt “Spiegel im Spiegel”
  • A. Schnittke “Tango in a madhouse”, “Polka”

10 June, 21:00

Rotunda, Thessaloniki

Daniel Hope (violin)

Air Ensemble:
Simos Papanas (violin)
Markellos Chryssikos (harpsichord)
Nicola Mosca (cello)
Emanuele Forni (lute & guitar)
Michael Metzler (percussion)

  • Air – A Baroque journey
  • Works by A. Vivaldi (1678-1741), A. Falconieri (1585/6-1656), J. P. Von Westhoff (1656-1705), D. Ortiz (1510-1576), N. Matteis (1670-1713), et al.

11 June, 21:00

Rotunda, Thessaloniki

Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

  • J. Brahms “F-A-E” Sonata, 3rd mvt: Scherzo
  • A. Schnittke Suite im alten Stil. Op.80
  • Edward Elgar “Chanson de matino”, Op.15, No.2, “Chanson de nuit”, Op.15, No.1, “Salut d’amour”, Op.12
  • A. Dvořák Sonatina in G major, Op.100
  • V. Silvestrov “Barcarolle”, “Lullaby”
  • C. Franck Sonata in A major

13 June, 21:00

Thessaloniki Concert Hall, “Emilios Riadis” Hall (M2)

Simos Papanas (violin)
Antonis Sousamoglou (violin)
David Bogorad (viola)
Dimos Goudaroulis (cello)

New Ideas Chamber Orchestra (NICO):
Augusta Jusionytė (violin, concertmaster)
Dalia Simaškaitė (violin)
Agata Ursul (violin – viola)
Liudvikas Silickas (cello)
Augustinas Daniel Sokalski (cello)
Vincas Bačius (double bass)
Gediminas Gelgotas (conductor, piano)

  • S. Papanas “Sequenza for two violins (in distance)”
  • G. Koumendakis Point of no return, for string quartet
  • G. Gelgotas “To the Skies”
  • A. Vivaldi / M. Richter “Winter”, from The Four Seasons
  • G. Gelgotas “Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean”, “Sanctifaction”
  • A. Vivaldi / M. Richter “Summer”, from The Four Seasons
  • G. Gelgotas “Τransitory”, “Lock Me in Your Light, St Luke”, “Praisedance”, “Extracadenza”