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EVENT

National Historical Museum / Athens Philarmonia Orchestra

VENUE

Kolokotroni Square

Stadiou 13, Athens

DATE

14 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

The National Historical Museum is pleased to invite guests to a surprise concert event by the Athens Municipal Band at Kolokotroni Square, Saturday May 14 2022, at 17:30.

Founded in 1885, the Athens Municipal Band performed at the first modern Olympic Games, hosted by Athens in 1896. The ensemble, comprised of 92 distinguished musicians, has worked with world-renowned soloists, including Sokratis Anthis, Spyros Mourikis, Nikolaos Xanthoulis, Gregory Jones and Chen Rui.

Over a period of more than 120 years, the Athens Municipal Band has provided significant cultural and educational output, driven by the aim of constantly improving its high standards, remaining at the fore of all the country’s cultural endeavours, and being regarded as one of Europe’s finest musical ensembles.

The National Historical Museum’s commemorative exhibitions “Revolution 21 Reframed” and “1821 – The Battle of the Square” will be open to the public until 20:00.

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

 

Closest Metro Station: Syntagma

Metro to Venue: 4 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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