The Spring Organ Series comes to Athens again this spring for the 9th year in a row. Greek and foreign artists take part in these three scheduled concerts at the historical venue of St Paul's Anglican Church, the third of which will take place on the 21st of April, playing from baroque music to jazz improvisations. Spring Organ Series has been organized in Athens, Greece, since 2004. It presents organ concerts either solo or in combination with other instruments at St Paul's Anglican Church, founded in 1838 in the heart of Athens.
Since its very beginning, more than 60 concerts have been presented, while more than 240 artists have participated, performing solo or in ensembles. Among the organists who have been invited are Johannes Geffert, Wijnand van de Pol, Michael Harris, Christopher Bowers- Broadbent, Terence Charlston, Βjorn Andor Drage, Gunnar Idenstam, Nicolae Licaret, Nigel Alcoat, Wolfgang Kogert, Arnfinn Tobiassen, Bartosz Jakubczak, Hansjoerg Albrecht, Thomas Ospital, Karen Christianson, Zafiria Vasiliou, Christos Paraskevopoulos. More than 150 composers and 200 works have been presented, including folk, baroc and contemporary music as well as world premieres.
St. Paul's Anglican Church
27 Philhellinon St, Syntagma Sq.,
Saturday 21 April, 2012 at 20:30
George Kontrafouris, organ (GR)
Uwe Steinmetz, sax (DE)
Improvisation on classical and jazz music