Sonny Rollins is the greatest living jazz legend. The legendary saxophonist, the colossus of the saxophone, celebrated his 80th birthday in September and will perform live at the Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece, on 28 November. His distinctive career in music has been marked by exceptional recordings, important collaborations and countless compositions that left their mark on generations of new musicians.
The major new production by Moses Pendleton, Momix Botanica, will be presented for the first time in Athens, Greece from 23 to 27 November at the Pallas Theatre. Defying gravity, satiating the senses and flirting with optical illusions, Momix return to Athens with a new choreography, a superior show and the richest production ever created in the career of its artistic director and choreographer, Moses Pendleton.
The legendary Maceo Parker will be appearing 19 October at the Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece. His name has become synonymous with funk and groove after the legendary saxophonist established himself playing with James, Brown, George Clinton and Bootsy Collins. His fame as a groove artist grew out of his collaboration with James Brown and the JB Horns (Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis).
The "priestess of fado," as Mariza has been called by the international media, needs no introduction. She returns to Athens, Greece to appear at the Pallas Theatre on 11 October following her sold-out performance in 2007. She will be presenting fados in a way that only she can, featuring songs from her latest album, Terra, and some of the songs that have highlighted her career.
Richard Galliano, one of the most important living accordion and bandoneón players on the international jazz scene, is considered the heir of the great Astor Piazzolla, his close friend and mentor. Galliano will be appearing live on 19 April at the Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece to take the audience on a captivating musical journey through the world of tango, classical music and jazz. Galliano is presenting two personal projects at Pallas Theater, accompanied by his leading musicians for a unique concert.
The Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece presents the Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill masterpiece, The Threepenny Opera, 14-17 January. Internationally known pioneering director Robert Wilson creates a performance of perfect cinematographically designed scenes. This Berliner Ensemble's production is without a doubt a truly impressive theatrical event. The performance opened in 2007 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, on the same stage where in 1928 the debut performance of Brecht's early work took place, and this January it comes to Athens, Greece.
The wizards of performance art, the dancer-miracle workers, the actor-acrobats, the mime-magicians: this is Momix, the most famous athletic dance company in the world and they are returning to Athens for six shows 1 to 6 December at the Pallas Theatre. Having earned international recognition over the last 30 years, Momix take us through the best moments of their career with a "Best of Momix" show.