01-09-2014: Vasilis Papakonstantinou Concert

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Vasilis Papakonstantinou sings Mikis Theodorakis "Thelei aretin kai tolmin I eleftheria'' ("Freedom needs virtue and mettle") Odeon of Herodus Atticus Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014, 21.00.
Social Paediatric Friends Association "ANOIXTI AGALIA"present at Odeon of Herodus Atticus Vasilis Papakonstantinou in the concert "Thelei aretin kai tolmin I eleftheria''. A tribute to Mikis Theodorakis, with "Mikis Theodorakis" Popular Orchestra
and the participation of Sofia Papazoglou & Betty Ηarlafti.Under the title "Thelei aretin kai tolmin I eleftheria" (English translation: "Freedom needs virtue and mettle"), inspired by the timeless verse of Greek poet Andreas Kalvos, a music trip begins with the best loved and popular Mikis Theodorakis's songs, with the personal supervision and care by the world renowned composer himself.

Forty years after Vasilis Papakonstantinou's first acquaintance with Mikis Theodorakis in Paris, which actually led to the official beginning of their close collaboration in 1976, the famous singer and concert performer -characterized by youthful intensity, mature tenderness and a distinctive rock style- joins live on stage the 10-member Mikis Theodorakis Popular Orchestra (founded in May 1997): an event-concert with social sensitivity, an evening full of Greece, free-thinking spirit, energy, pathos, vigor, nostalgic and contemporary mood.

This fund-raising event is organized by the Social Paediatric Friends Association ‘ANOIXTI AGALIA',
and held under the auspices of the Athens General Children's Hospital "P. & A. Kyriakou". The money raised will be donated for the improvement of the mechanical support equipment at the Premature Infants Unit / General Children's Hospital ‘'P. & A. Kyriakou".

Get prepared for a concert that brings together two well-known Greek artists who have been inspiring for many decades a lot of generations, through their important work that boldly combines a variety of music genres. It is a concert that offers young people the rare opportunity to learn, feel, think and hear - as Theodorakis says - not only with their ears, but also with their imagination.
Solist invent experiences has undertaken the concert's coordination and production execution.

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Song: Vasilis Papakonstantinou
Participating: Sofia Papazoglou, Betty Harlafti
"Mikis Theodorakis' Popular Orchestra
Yannis Belonis, piano
Thanasis Vasilas, bouzouki
Yannis Matsoukas, bouzouki
Xenofon Symvoulidis, oboe-flutes
Vangelis Kontaratos, guitar
Artemis Samaras, viola
Lefteris Grivas, accordion
Stavros Kavalieratos, contrabass
Nikos Skomopoulos, drums
Stefanos Theodorakis-Papangelidis, percussion
General Manager: Margarita-Aspasia Theodoraki

Technical Manager: Michalis Alexakis
Sound: Michalis Alexakis, Alekos Bitos, Sakis Karasarinis

Organized by: Social Paediatric Friends Association ‘ANOIXTI AGALIA'

Under the auspices of the Athens General Children's Hospital "P. & A. Kyriakou"
Production Manager: Solist invent experiences

USEFUL LINKS
http://youtu.be/sNi0LG--wHI (promo trailer)
www.anoixtiagalia.gr / www.facebook.com/anoixtiagkalia
www.vasilisp.com / www.facebook.com/PapakonstantinouV
www.mikistheodorakisorchestra.gr / www.mikistheodorakis.gr
http://theodorakism.blogspot.gr

For more press information:
Vivi Polykandrioti
Τ: 210 8076511 / 6944 723 223 / Fax: 210 8135677
vivi@polykandriotis.gr / vpolykandrioti@hotmail.com

Yola Christoula
Τ: 2130 325325 / 6944 763477
yola.christoula@blankathens.gr

Start date: 2 Sep 2014
End date: 2 Sep 2014
Venue: Odeon of Herodus Atticus (Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Makriyianni / Acropolis)
Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Time: 21.00

Tickets:
Prices:
Zone Vip: 90€
Zone A: 55€
Zone B: 40€
Upper Level: 22€, 15€ (students-unemployed)

Ticket Presales:
- Greek Festival Box Offices
39, Panepistimiou Street, inside the Pesmazoglou Arcade
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00, Saturday: 09:00-15:00

- Odeon of Herodus Atticus
Dionysiou Aeropagitou Street (pedestrianised), Makriyianni
Opening Hours: 09:00-14:00 and 18:00-21:00, daily

- At all Public, Papasotiriou & Ianos stores of Attica Region

- Telephone Booking Centre: 210 3272000

- Online: www.herodeion-events.gr, www.viva.gr
 

Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 21:00

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