Join Anastasia Mitrogogou presenting artistic reportages from Paris for the National Greek Radio (www.ert.gr), in the show of Elena Diakou «Board Diaries». The reportages explore art in all its forms: visual arts, music, theatre, dance, opera, cinema, literature, while presenting the most significant events no visitor wants to miss while in the City of Lights.
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7-2-2018 – «Nils Frahm in Paris»
Nils Frahm (1982) is a German pianist, composer and producer based in Berlin. He had an early introduction to music and learned piano by Nahum Brodski – a student of the last scholar of Tschaikowski. His unique, unconventional style, nurtured by mixing classical piano and electronic music, has won him many fans around the world. During the last 2 years, Nils built from scratch his new studio (Saal 3), located in the historic Funkhaus-Berlin, the former broadcast headquarters of the GDR. It was in this place where he recorded his new album «All Melody», released by Erased Tapes Records in the end of January. Nils Frahm gave a show at the Yoyo Club in Paris, while on worldwide tour until the end of the year. For more information: http://nilsfrahm.com
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10-1-2018 – «Being Modern: MoMA in Paris»
The Foundation Louis Vuitton, built in 2016 next to the Boulogne forest in west Paris, hosts «Being Modern: MoMA in Paris», an exhibition devoted to the unrivaled collection of the Museum of Modern Art of NYC until 5/3. Featuring more than 200 works from the 20th and 21st Centuries (Picasso, Cézanne, Dali, Warhol, Kusama, Sherman, Nauman, etc.), the MoMA and the FLV collaborate for the first time in order to promote artistic creation and education between the two countries.
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13-12-2017 – Christmas art tips from Paris
Christian Dior, creator of dreams is one of the exhibitions of the year noone should miss (until 7/1). The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, situated next to the Louvre Museum, celebrates the 70 years of the Dior house in its premises. In this exhibition are presented more than 400 fashion creations, photographs, drawings and accessories, which are in direct dialog with the artworks of the museum’s permanent art collection.
The Orsay Museum presents the exhibition Edgar Degas-Danse Dessin with Paul Valéry, to celebrate the 100 years from the death of the ballerinas’ painter, by paying tribute to the unknown written works of his scholar friend, Paul Valéry (on view until 25/2).
The Opera Bastille, which is the modern opera of the French capital, stages from 28/11 to 31/12 a modern version of the opera La Bohème of Giacomo Puccini, directed by Claus Guth (subtitles in English and French). The story takes place in 1840 in Paris, where the young bohemian artists of Quartier Latin live in poverty and misery, but succeed in finding love despite their difficult life conditions.
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15-11-2017 – November music events in Paris
Tassis Christoyannis is a Greek baryton, well known for his opera performances around the world. His repertory also includes Greek and French music and particularly the French melodie of the 19th century. He presented a recital in the Parisian Opera Comique in 10/11/2018.
Max Richter, the Berlin music composer comes to Paris in order to present his work Sleep in the Philarmony of Paris in 18/11. Sleep, a music work for piano, strings, electronic music and voices without words, is a marathon of 8 hours, exploring how our consciousness perceives music.
Manolis Mitsias, a renowned singer of Greece’s most famous composers (Hatzidakis, Theodorakis, Xarchakos, Spanos), together with Pavlina Voulgaraki, a singer-songwriter of the new generation, presents in Paris The Greece of Manolis Mitsias, in the Alhambra Theatre in 15/11. Their concert is all about Greek music from the ’80s until now.
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11-10-2017 – David Hockney : A Retrospective
David Hockney (1937) is one of the most important British living artists and in 2017 celebrates his 80th birthday. The Centre Pompidou, in collaboration with the Tate Britain of London and the Metropolitan Museum of NYC, presents the most complete retrospective exhibition dedicated to his work from 21 June 2017 until 23 October 2017. In this retrospective are presented more than 160 artworks (paintings, drawings, photographs, engravings, video installations, books, iPad paintings), depicting the artist’s most favorite themes: colorful landscapes, portraits, interior everyday scenes, still lifes, etc. David Hockney loves life and its beauty, which makes him -in a way- an Impressionist of contemporary art.
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