Music for Poetry Day
An anthology of Greek poetry set to music, with Manolis Mitsias and Karyofyllia Karabeti. Joined by an ensemble of 8 musicians, the artists will present a program that includes Greek repertory gems from this genre.
On the occasion of the World Poetry Day, Manolis Mitsias and Karyofyllia Karabeti travel around the magical world of Greek poetry, presenting at Megaron works of great Greek poets and lyricists, set to music by composers Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hadjidakis, Yannis Markopoulos, Stavros Xarchakos, Dimos Moutsis, Ilias Andriopoulos, Thanos Mikroutsikos, Christos Leontis, Giannis Spanos and Nikos Xydakis. Manolis Mitsias will also perform songs from Manos Hadjidakis’ song cycles Tis Gis to Hrysafi (The Earth’s Gold), Athanasia (Immortality) and Heimoniatikos Ilios (Winter Sun).
The lyrics of the songs to be performed are from poems by: Dionysios Solomos, Kostis Palamas, Angelos Sikelianos, Konstantinos P. Kavafis, Kostas Varnalis, Napoleon Lapathiotis, Kostas Karyotakis, Yorgos Seferi, Odysseas Elytis, Yiannis Ritsos, Myrtiotis, Tassos Livaditis, Manolis Anagnostakis, Nikos Kavvadias, Nikos Gatsos, Iakovos Kambanellis and others.
Dates & Times
- Tuesday 21.03.2023, 20:30
€9.00 students, young people, unemployed, persons with disabilities, families having many children, 65+
Address: Vas. Sofias & Kokkali 115 21 Athens
Telephone: +30 210 7282000
Tickets: +30 210 7282333