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July 4 @ 21:00 - July 24 @ 21:00

1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival – Artistic Encounters at Monuments of Thessaloniki

The 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival, the new cultural proposal of the municipality of Thessaloniki, with artistic encounters at monuments and landmarks of the city, will take place in July 2024.

The 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival will feature classical, jazz, funky, ethnic, traditional music from Greece and Anatolia, concerts with rebetiko, art songs, world music, contemporary dance activities and an explosive night dedicated to brake dance.

The venues that will host the events of Thessaloniki Soloist Festival 2024 and contribute to our journey through the history of Thessaloniki and its contemporary culture are

Umbrellas of Zongolopoulos
Alexander the Great Statue
Theatrical Theatre in the Garden of Seasons
Islahaneh Multipurpose Hall
Monastery of Vlatades
Garden of the Church of St. Nicholas of Orfanos
Terrace of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Programme of the 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival

Thursday 4/07 21:00

Big Band Concert – Jazz – Swing – Latin

Umbrellas Zongolopoulos
Monday 8/07 21:00

Lyrical Dialogues for Voice and Harp
Islahane Multipurpose Hall
Tuesday 9/07 21:00

Sax Nouveau Saxophone Orchestra
Alexander the Great Statue, Beach
Friday 12/07 21:00

Contemporary Summer Night Dances
Epochs Theatre, Nea Paralia

Saturday 13/07 21:00

Contemporary Summer Night Dances
Epoch Theatre, New Beach

Monday 15/07 21:00
Multi-stylistic concert Accordion and Piano
Islahaneh Multipurpose Hall
Tuesday 16/07 21:00

Jazz funk style concert
Terrace, Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Thursday 18/07 21:00

Breaking Night with the Champions
Statue of Alexander the Great, Beach
Tuesday 23/07 21:00

Music performance: Lustroi East
Open space of the Holy Monastery of Vlatades

Wednesday 24/07 21:00 21:00

Music crossover ethnic – classical

Atrium, Holy Church of Agios Nikolaos Orfanos

More Information
The 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival, a new cultural event that promises to bring out the soul of Thessaloniki through the magic of music and dance.

July 2024 is a month of culture as during this month, the 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival – Artistic Encounters at Monuments and Landmarks of Thessaloniki will begin and end.
With events open to the public of the city and its visitors.

Through their unique venues, historical monuments and landmarks of the city, it is a journey through the history and contemporary culture of the city.

From the sculpture of the Umbrellas of Zongolopoulos – commemoration of Thessaloniki as European Capital of Culture in 1997, the highly symbolic, among other things, the statue of Alexander the Great, the theatre in the Garden of Seasons of Nea Paralia, the historic building of Islahane that tells stories of other times, the solemn Monastery of Vlatades in the Upper Town, the garden of the early 14th century church and Unesco monument, St. Nicholas of Orfanos, to the majestic atrium of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, each location becomes the canvas on which the artists will create magical moments, but also the artists themselves will get new life from the space that hosts them.

 

With concerts of classical, jazz, funky, ethnic, traditional music from Greece and Anatolia, rebetiko, art music, world music, contemporary dance and an explosive evening of brake dance – the new sport that will make its debut at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Soloist offers a multidimensional experience of sounds, images, senses, in contact with the city, for all ages and moods.

The artists participating in the new cultural proposal of the municipality of Thessaloniki, the 1st Thessaloniki Soloist Festival:

Big Band of Northern Greece
The Northern Soloist Band of the North American Band of the Northern Estonian National Band of Soloists (B.B.A.S.).
Saxophone Orchestra SAX NOUVEAU
Dancers of the In Due Time Collective
Duo 4K polyphonic instruments duo
Musical Shape Lakis Tzimkas in sync tet
Breakdance: world champion Onel, Balkan champions Black Out and national champion Bgirl Elli
Lustri East
Stamátia – an extension of Mezzosoprano Stamatia Molloudi

 

 

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Start:
July 4 @ 21:00
End:
July 24 @ 21:00
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