Samos Young Artists Festival 2024

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    07.08 — 13.08.2024
    Ancient Theatre of Pythagorion

    In August of this year, marking its 14th edition, the Samos Young Artists Festival (SYAF) brings together numerous Greek and international emerging musicians and renowned artists who embark on a journey from all corners of the world to converge at the ancient Theatre in Samos.

    At this remarkable venue, they engage in rehearsals, foster creative interactions, and engage in thought-provoking exchanges on music and performance. The SYAF showcases a dynamic weekly program of live music, encompassing a diverse range of genres from classical masterpieces to contemporary compositions

    The program of this year's concerts is as follows:

    • Wednesday, August 7

      Jazz Night

      • Cyrille Aiméevoice
      • Mathis Picardpiano
      • Matteo Bortone bass
      • Yoann Serradrums
    • Thursday, August 8

      Enchanting Melodies: Prokofiev, Webern, Mozart and Adrian Wong (Young Composer Residency)

      • Dionysis Grammenos clarinet
      • Alexandros Sakarellosviolin
      • Yoonshin Songviolin
      • Marija Räisänenviola
      • Stergios Theodoridiscello
      • Janice Carissapiano
    • Friday, August 9

      Opera Night My Song rings out...

      • Niamh O‘ Sullivanmezzo soprano
      • Vitor Bispobaritone
      • Marcelo Amaralpiano
    • Saturday, August 10

      Leonidas & Friends Ravel and Brahms

      • Leonidas Kavakosviolin
      • Alexandros Sakarellosviolin
      • Ilias Livieratosviola
      • Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrinartistic direction, cello
      • Alexia Mouzapiano
    • Sunday, August 11

      Piano Solo Recital Scarlatti, Albeniz, Schubert and Schumann

      • Janice Carissapiano
    • Monday, August 12

      Dialogues Schumann, Shostakovich, Poulenc, and Sarasate

      • Dionysis Grammenos clarinet
      • Yoonshin Songviolin
      • Alexandros Sakarellosviolin
      • Ilias Livieratosviola
      • Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrinartistic direction, cello
      • Janice Carissapiano
      • Alexia Mouzapiano
    • Tuesday, August 13

      Echoes of Portugal: A Night of Fado

      • Beatriz Felíciovoice
      • Rui Poçoguitara portugesa
      • João Domingosguitar

    Artistic Direction

    Masha Ilyashov
    Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrin

    07.08. – 13.08.2024

    The concerts take place daily from August 7 – 13, at 8:30 p.m. in the antique open-air theater of Pythagorion on the Greek island of Samos. Admission tickets can be purchased at the box office for € 5.


    When traveling on the main road to Vathy, turn left towards the Efpalinon Tunnel just before leaving town. The theater is within 20 minutes walking distance of Pythagorion. Due to the traffic situation, those who drive are recommended to arrive early.


    • North Aegean Region
    • Ephorate of Antiquities of Samos – Icaria
    • Municipal Harbour Fund of Samos
    • Port Authority of Pythagorion
    • Cultural Association of Pythagorion
    • Volunteer Firefighters of Chora

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