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On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the ecclesiastical organ, Ourania Gassiou, in her traditional Christmas meeting with the audience, gives the Concert Hall a recital with creations of classical and modern composers, as well as Christmas carols.

The imposing sound of the largest ecclesiastical organ of our country will enjoy a celebratory recitation with an anniversary character of the small and big friends of the Megaron on Christmas Eve.

In the program of this festive evening

Johann Sebastian Bach (Johann Sebastian Bach), with glorious coral for Christmas (BWV 604, 605, 606) from the instrument ‘s small book , popular choral preludes such as “In dulci Jubilo” ], inspired by medieval German carols, and the “Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr” based on an old lutheran anthem.

Urania Gassiou will still play the Prelude and Fuga in a major that, although an early work of the GC, Bach, highlights the composing skill of the Grand Canal of Leipzig, and Tuesday of Six Sonata by Felix Mendelssohn, one of the most important works of the world repertoire for a church organ.

The French School is represented by Alexandre Guilmant and Olivier Messiaen with their religious compositions dedicated to Birth and Christmas as well as Eugene Gigout [Ezene Zigou], whose famous Tokatas w