The Danish performance company Hotel Pro Forma and the Swedish electropop duo The Knife will present Tomorrow, in a year, a Darwin electro-opera, on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 January 2010 at the Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece. The world seen through the eyes of Charles Darwin, the Hotel Pro Forma's striking visuals, The Knife's ground-breaking music and choreography by hip-hop inspired Hiroaki Umeda forms the basis for this new species of electro-opera.
Diamanda Galas, one of the greatest artists of our times, returns to Athens following last year's sold-out concert to appear at the Pallas Theatre on 24 November. Her voice easily covers four octaves, while she is deeply knowledgeable about the avant-garde scene of the last 40 years. She has a particularly soft spot for Greece and her fans.
Top jazz vocalist Kurt Elling will be appearing for the first time in Athens on 16 November at the Pallas Theatre. With his wide-ranging and clear voice and his unrivalled musicality, he is one of the elite in the challenging and sparsely populated field of jazz vocalists. He has been nominated for a Grammy eight times over the lustrous course of his career and earned numerous awards as best jazz vocalist.
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will meet Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on 9 November at the Pallas Theatre for a celebration of jazz. Bela Fleck and the Flecktones are one of the most innovative bands on the current scene, having won multiple awards. Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White, members of perhaps the best-known electric jazz band of all time - Return to Forever - have decided to explore common ground by creating yet another super-group.
Branford Marsalis and his exciting quartet return to Athens after many years to appear at the Pallas Theatre 3 November for a one-of-a-kind show. The eldest of the Marsalis brothers, Branford Marsalis is a major personality of our times and of jazz music. The composer and saxophonist has earned three Grammies.
Based in Ghent, Belgium, Les Ballets C. de la B. is a collective of choreographers renowned for presenting powerful, theatrical performances of startling, anarchic beauty. Focusing on issues of communication and human relationships and featuring a cast of five performers who each represent a member of his own family, Aphasiadisiac sees Ted Stoffer exploring the private languages and politics of love. Enjoy this unusual and exceptional ballet at the Pallas Theatre in Athens May 12.
ELLTHEA presents a series of tributes to world cinema at the Pallas Theatre, beginning with the Berlin School, January 22-28. After a long period of absence, German filmmaking has returned. It has been since the '70s and the Fassbinder, Venders and Herzog generations that we have had such variety of topics, aesthetic trends, sensitivity and imagination in approaching a reality that deals with the private sphere or the political, social and historical challenge.
Manu Katché is a French musician, born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés of Ivorian origin is a well-experienced and talented songwriter. He is most notably and widely regarded for his passionate, stylish and ultimately unique skill of playing drums. On Monday 8th December Manu Katché is presented at Pallas Theatre in Athens for a concert with African rhythms, classically drums, jazz influences and rock basis.
The Trocks (Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo) is a group of professional dancers performing in female costumes who are taking over the world with their comic adaptations of traditional ballet art. The group contains only men, who perform legendary female roles from the ballet repertoire. The Trocks will delight and amuse Athens Greece from 11 until 15 November at Pallas Theater.
The Residents is an American avant-garde music and visual arts group who have created over sixty albums - many short musical films - and undertaken several major world tours. During their career, spanning almost four decades, they have preserved complete anonymity. They will present their latest work Bunny Boy on 16 November at Pallas Theater.
When three premier bassists of jazz, Stanley Clark, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten, team up, the result you have is «Thunder». That is the name of their tour which is a result of a jam session they had at the Bass Player Live concert in NYC. There is an opportunity to enjoy this interesting and unusual collaboration at the Pallas Theatre on 21st of October.
David Harrington and John Sherba with their violins, Hank Dutt in viola and Jeffrey Zeigler in cello meet with Greek composer Yorgos Koumentakis and the Greek music tradition and present a unique concert on October 2 at Pallas Theater in Athens.