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Schumann and Liszt in St. Mary’s Perivale of London

by Dr. Kyriakos Loukakos, Hon. President of the Greek Drama and Music Critics Union (est. 1928) Music making can often prove unpredictable, honesty...

Fidelio at the Royal Opera House in corona virus times

by Dr. Kyriakos Loukakos, Hon. President of the Greek Drama and music Critics Union (est. 1928)       We had planned our journey to...

To Prague for Puppet Theatre … and more!

by Dr. Kyriakos Loukakos, Music and Lyric Theatre critic - honorary president of the Greek Drama and Music Critics Union (established 1928) Oddball - photo...

40th ANNIVERSARY FOR FESTIVAL ROSSINI DI PESARO

By Dr. Kyriakos P. Loukakos, Hon. President, Greek Drama and Music Critics’ Union (est.1928) The announcement of Olivier Descotes as the new general...

BAYREUTH 2019 – Always good for surprises

by Dr. Kyriakos P. Loukakos, music critic Honorary President of the Greek Drama and Music Critics’ Union (established 1928) Trivialized Tannhäuser of considerable...

Celebration of the “Karolos Koun” Awards 2018 and the Greek Drama...

Celebration of the “Karolos Koun” Awards 2018 and the Greek Drama and Music Critics Union (established 1928) Awards for Drama, Dance and...

ROSSINI OPERA FESTIVAL 2018 – TOWARDS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN REGIONS

By Dr. Kyriakos P. Loukakos, Hon. President of Hellenic Drama and Music Critics’ Union It is by no coincidence that we chose to entitle this...

BAYREUTH 2018 – INTERESTING DEBUTS AND SAD FAREWELLS

By Dr. Kyriakos P. Loukakos, Honorary President of the Hellenic Drama and Music Critics Union Die Walküre ovvero Ein Plädoyer für Domingo           It was...

Festival Nová dráma in Bratislava – About its 2018 issue and...

by Dr. Kyriakos P. Loukakos, Hon. President of the Greek drama and Music Critics Union   For a concentrated period of its 4 central days we...

LEONIDAS KAVAKOS AND THE ATHENS STATE ORCHESTRA

A Musical Offering and a new start In recent years, we have often expressed reservations about the wayward way in which Leonidas Kavakos has handled...