32nd Nafplio Festival - July 8th to16th 2023

Ναύπλιο Αργολίδας, Nafplio Peloponnese Greece

On Saturday, July 8th 2023, the curtains will rise for the 32nd Music Festival of Nafplio, featuring a combination of high-quality events with different starting points but a common destination, enriching our cultural life for 8 continuous days.

The Mayor of Nafplio Mr. Dimitris Kostouros and the artistic director and pianist Mr. Yiannis Vakarelis welcome us to the 32nd Music Festival of Nafplio, presenting a panorama of events in the most beautiful parts of the city: in the emblematic Palamidi castle, in Agios Georgios' Square in front of the church, in Syntagma Square, in the Vouleftiko, in Agios Spyridon, as well as in the National Gallery - Annex of Nafplio 
Production organization: Phorminx (Φόρμιγξ) Concert Company.

All concerts start at 21:00. Admission for the public begins at 20:30.
As follows:

Saturday, July 8th 2023Agios Georgios' Square at 21:00
The Underground Youth Orchestra: Musical youth stories
Mr. Kostas Iliadis, orchestra conductor
Mrs. Maria Efthymiou, historian

Sunday, July 9th 2023Palamidi castle at 21:00
Stories about white and black keys: Pavlos Tsimas "converses" with Alexia Mouza
Mr. Pavlos Tsimas, journalist
Mrs. Alexia Mouza, piano

Monday, July 10th 2023, square of Agios Spyridon at 21:00
Chamber music. A tribute to classical traditions, through a journey in four countries. Each piece has been perfectly adapted, to bring out the unique warmth of the viola's voice, in combination with the harmonies of the piano, creating a special listening experience.
Mr. Ilias Livieratos, viola
Mrs. Hanna Bachmann, piano

Tuesday, July 11th 2023, square of "Evangelistria" Church at 21:00
"Keros" Youth Orchestra
Artistic Direction by Mrs. Laura Kakis Serper


Wednesday, July 12th 2023Vouleftiko at 21:00
Mr. Philip Klapsinakis, piano
Mr. Theodore Philipopoulos, piano 

Thursday, July 13th 2023National Gallery - Annex of Nafplio at 21:00
Recital of Lyric Song with Mrs. Sofia Koutsouri
Mrs. Sofia Koutsouri, soprano
Mr. Dimitris Kostarellos, bass-baritone
Mrs. Chryssa Grenda, piano

Friday, July 14th 2023,  Vouleftiko at 21:00
Jean Louis Steuerman, piano

Saturday, July 15th 2023, Syntagma Square at 21:00
Mr. Stavros Lantsias: Tribute to Ennio Morricone.

Sunday, July 16th 2023Syntagma Square at 21:00
Camerata Junior, Orchestra
Mr. Nikos Haliassas, musical direction-teaching
Mr. Spyros Mourikis, clarinet

Μουσικό Φεστιβάλ Ναυπλίου στο Παλαμήδι, Nafplio Music Festival in Palamidi castle
Μουσικό Φεστιβάλ Ναυπλίου στο Παλαμήδι, Nafplio Music Festival in Palamidi castle

Parallel Events

Saturday, July 8th at 20:30
The Municipal Philharmonic Orchestra of Nafplio musically announces the 32nd Nafplio Classical Music Festival, under the direction of chief conductor Mr. Theodossios Antoniadis.

Sunday, July 9th 2023, "Epaminondas" Bastion,  Palamidi castle at 20:30 (At the entrance of the castle from the parking lot, it is the bastion of the main gate)
A twenty-minute musical event by the Nafplio Choral Workshop, under the direction of Mr. Yiannis Nikolopoulos.

Wednesday, July 12th 2023Vouleftiko at 20:30
The "Symfonia" Women's Vocal Ensemble of Nafplio (Symphony) presents works from the Greek and international repertoire. Teaching - Direction by Mr. Theodossios Antoniadis.

Thursday, July 13th 2023, Vouleftiko at 19:00
"Soli Deo Gloria" Choir, chanting at the courtyard of the National Gallery, Annex of Nafplio - Alexandros Soutsos Museum.
Permanent exhibition: National Gallery - "Revolution '21 reframed" - The Greek's Struggle for Independence
Seasonal exhibition: National Gallery - Myths and Symbols in Modern Greek Art (19th century, until the first half of the 20th century)

Μουσικά σύνολα ΕΡΤ Ναύπλιο, ERT Musical Ensembles Nafplio

Free in all performances

To attend the events, it is advisable to make a reservation at the offices of DOPPAT, located at Asklipiou Avenue (Villa Zymbrakaki)
Τ +30 27520 27153

Τ +30 27520 27153

Did you know that?
The Nafplio Festival has hosted some of the brightest groups and artists of the international classical scene and has been awarded the distinction of best festival by the Greek Music Critics Association.
The Festival will take place following the special instructions of the health authorities, with priority given to public health and with a sense of responsibility towards the public and the artists.
Co-organizer is the Region of Peloponnese.

Ναύπλιο Ακτή Μιαούλη, Nafplio Akti Miaouli street

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