Youth Orches­tra

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The Sis­tema Europe Youth Orches­tra (SEYO) – com­pris­ing 190 young mu­si­cians aged 10 to 20, as well as 30 mu­sic teach­ers from 27 coun­tries – will be per­form­ing at the cap­i­tal’s Ro­man-era Herod At­ti­cus Theater on Tues­day, Au­gust 1, at 9 p.m. Greece is rep­re­sented by con­duc­tor Faidra Gian­nelou and her 18mem­ber choir from the Demetrius Cen­ter of Cre­ative En­gage­ment for Chil­dren in Moschato, south­ern Athens. Cel­e­brat­ing mu­sic’s abil­ity to unite na­tions, re­li­gions and cul­tures, the SEYO con­cert pro­gram con­sists of up­lift­ing clas­si­cal pieces, such as Han­del’s “Wa­ter Mu­sic” over­ture, Brahms’s Hun­gar­ian Dance No 5 and Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” The SEYO 2017 Sum­mer Camp is be­ing hosted by El Sis­tema Greece in Athens from July 19 to Au­gust 2. Ticket prices range from 12 to 35 eu­ros and can be pur­chased in ad­vance on the Greek Fes­ti­val’s web­site, www.greek­fes­ti­val.gr. Herod At­ti­cus Theater, Diony­s­iou Are­opag­i­tou, Acrop­o­lis

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