17 Oct 18, 10:30
Main Ceremony Hall of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Plucking the strings
Works for quitar, mandolin, harp, kanonaki, flamenco guitar
Haris Iliadis, conductor
With this concert on Wednesday 17.10.2018 in the ceremony hall of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the title “Plucking the strings”, the collaboration of Thessaloniki City Symphony Orchestra and the Department of Musical Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is inaugurated educational activities around the concerts of TCSO. The musicologist, composer and doctoral candidate of the Department of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Xenia Konstantinidou, will attend the morning concert Wednesday morning of 17.10.2018, will meet 300 students of our city, the strings, the peculiarities of the manufacturing and playing them, but will also introduce them to the style and character of the musical works of the program.
The students’ visit is organized by the Culture Directorate in cooperation with the Regional Directorate of Education of Central Macedonia and the 1st Regional Coordinators of Educational Project. In particular, general questions will be answered in the beginning about “what are the strings?”, “In what class of organs are they included?”, “How do they produce the sound?” etc .; and then they will be introduced to the season, character, but also to the individual elements of each project (composer, special play techniques). The hearing of the described work follows and the process will continue with this descriptive and audible listening structure.
2 Nov 18, 10:30
Main Ceremony Hall of the Aristotles University of Thessaloniki
Gala G. Rossini
Jens Georg Bachmann, conductor
The collaboration between Thessaloniki City Symphony Orchestra and the Department of Music Studies of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki continues with the morning general rehearsal of the concert on 2.11.2018 at 10.30 in the Ceremony Hall of AUTH with a program of imports and arias from opera by G. Rossini and Ch. Gounod.
The animation of the 500 students has been undertaken by one of the members of the musicological group of the TMS, Chryssa Skarlatou.