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May 28, 2012

Opus Elgin opera about Parthenon Marbles premieres tomorrow evening in Athens

Posted at 12:58 pm in Elgin Marbles

More coverage of the Opus Elgin opera, about Lord Elgin’s removal of the sculptures from the Parthenon.

From:
Greek Reporter

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles
By Marianna Tsatsou on May 25, 2012

“Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon,” the opera’s world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera work is composed by Theodore Stathis, and renowned Peter Tiboris will be the musical director.

The performance, organized by the non-profit organization Imeros for Culture, is the artistic response to discussions concerning the restitution of the Parthenon Marbles. People in charge for this are trying to awaken the European public to the issue.
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