Festive gala with the Athens State Orchestra at the Concert Hall

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With a glamorous program with orchestral extracts, arias and duet from Rossini, Donitsetti and Verdi operas, as well as Viennese waltzes and operettas of Straus and Lehar, the New York State Orchestra hosts the New Year’s Gala in the Megaron.

With her musicians, New Year’s Eve, the great baritone Tassis Christos giannopoulos, the young and promising soprano Vassia Alati and the internationally renowned conductor George Petrou.

The evening continues with the virtuosic aria and kampaleta «Regnava nel silenzio … Quando rapito in estasi» from Lucia di Lammermour of Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848), which will perform the soprano Vasia salts. The first part ends with two excerpts from one of the most beloved works of the world lyrical repertoire, the Travis of Juppeppe Verdi (1813-1901): the prelude and the big duet Violetta-Giorgio Zermon “Madamigella Valery”.

From the same opera will be heard, in the second part of the evening, the arias ” Di Provenza il mar “, which will begin with the introduction by the Verdi Sicilian Esperi . For the sequel, delightful extracts from Viennese operettas have been chosen. The base salts, the young soprano who is a recipient of the Maria Callas scholarship will sing explosive aria «Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss » from comic operetta Tzountita of Franz Lehár (1870-1948) and will perform with internationally acclaimed soloists Trend of Christogiannopoulos the “Lippen Schweigen” duet by Eugene the Shepherd again by Lehar as well as the famous Duet of the Clock by Johann Strauss Son ‘s Bat (1825-1899).


Vassia Salati soprano
Treasure Christogiannopoulos | baritone

Music address George Petrou


Athens State Orchestra
Athens Concert Hall

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  • 30/12/2018



Athens Concert Hall, Vas. Sofias and Kokkalis, Athens


11 € (Zone A), € 26 (Zone D), € 34 (Zone C), € 42 (Zone B), € 52 (Zone A, € 11, Students, young people, ), 60 € (Distinctive Zone)


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