Messiaen and Samaras – Byzantine Passion | Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
April 10, 2020 - The world premiere of Christos Samaras’s Byzantine Passions performed by Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Zoi Tsokanou was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this composition, the great contemporary Greek composer deliberates on the Divine Drama and the Crucifixion, artfully incorporating elements of Byzantine music.
Thanasis Kourlampas Narrator
Mixed Choir of Thessaloniki
Mary Konstantinidou Chorus master
Byzantine Choir of State Conservatory of Thessaloniki – Kalophonia
Petros Papaemmanouil Chorus master
“Thessaloniki” Chanter Choir
Antonis Konstantinidis Chorus master