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Open Air Concert with TSSO and flutist Stathis Karapanos
On the evening of September 7, 2022, in an open air concert to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe that took place in the heart of Thessaloniki, Aristotelous Square, Zoe Tsokanou conducted the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra (TSSO) in a programme of profound symbolism of works by Greek and foreign composers.
The soloist on flute was the exceptionally talented Stathis Karapanos, who excels abroad and was recently (2020) awarded the famous 'Bernstein Prize'.
Programme: Yannis Constantinidis (1903-1984): Dodecanisian suite, No.1 Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924): Pavane, Op.50 Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Overture from ‘La forza del destino’ Achileas Wastor (1973): Time Lapse World premiere Αlexander Glazunov (1865-1936): Overture No.1 on Three Greek Themes, Op.3 Mikis Theodorakis (1925-2021): Ballet suite Zorbas (arrangement for flute and orchestra: Kostas Karapanos) Panhellenic premiere co-production: TSSO & Thessaloniki Cultural Centre