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Discussion literary music performances

Byron, Greece, and European musical conversations

This unusual programme will highlight the influence of wider European culture on Greek creation after the Revolution, and the germ of Byron’s affiliation with Greece in the 1820s which lies in his poem Childe Harold. Selected violin and piano works will reveal some of the musical links, and the places and people that were important for Byron during the Revolution in the 1820s will be explored together with readings from Childe Harold.

Oliver Nelson (violin), Vasilis Rakitzis (piano), and John Pikoulis (speaker)

Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Supported by Dr S. Retsas in memory of the late Dr Diana G Rees (Retsas)