Baroque Music in Athens

Ex tempore

Starting from the concept and the inevitable character of time, a programme with works of the English composer of the late Renaissance, Christofer Simpson the Months is presented, in dialogue with the work of Karlheinz Stockhausen, melodies of the star signs for music boxes.

Power and Vanity

Sacred and philosophical cantatas and arias for counter tenor and ensemble, as well as instrumental music by G.P.Telemann and J.S.Bach.

Les Voix Humaines – Human Voices / Angelos Repapis & Nikos Panagiotidis (Greece)

This is how the French composer and virtuoso viola da gamba player Marin Marais (1656-1728) entitled one of his short compositions for his beloved string instrument. Most likely this has been a way for him to declare that viola da gamba with its high tender notes and its deep bass notes is the musical instrument which resembles the human voice more than any other. This programme highlights the characteristics and the matching of the two