16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

25-29 May2016

TechnopolisCity of Athens-Onassis Cultural Center

The Technopolis City of Athens and the Onassis Cultural Center rejoin forces, following last year’s successful celebratory edition of the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, visited by more than 30,000 people within five days. The two organizations continue their collaboration this year for the 16thAthensTechnopolisJazzFestival, taking place between 25 and 29 of May 2016, with jazz sounds by 18 music groups and ensembles, as well as a full list of parallel events for younger and older audiences.

The 16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival opens on Wednesday 25 May 2016, with Athens Big Band and Momo Trio, an extraordinary ensemble of exquisite musicians that has been selected to represent Greece this year, followed by the Mário Laginha Trio from Portugal.

On Thursday 26 May 2016 the Festival welcomes on stage the Gilad Hekselman Duo from Israel, Veronika Harcsa & Bálint Gyémánt from Hungary, Marius Neset Quartet from Norway and the Kratochvil / Ackerman/ Zangi Jazz Trio from the Czech Republic.

On Friday 27 May 2016, Technopolis will be filled with the sounds of the Ineke / Dimitriadis / Stanik / Guilfoyle Group from the Netherlands, Pol Belardi’s Force from Luxembourg, the Beat Kaestli & Marc Perrenoud Trio from Switzerland and the Hidden Orchestra, a solo project of multi-instrumentalist / composer and producer Joe Acheson from Brighton (UK).

On Saturday 28 May 2016, the audience will have the chance to enjoy a show comprising the Military Big Band of Athens, thePierre de Surgères Trio from Belgium, Nono García & Pablo Novoa from Spain and the Naoko Sakata Trio from Sweden.

The curtain of the 16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival falls on Sunday 29 May 2016, with a performance by the TriCoolOre feat. Pantelis Stoikos from Cyprus, followed by Quadro Nuevo from Germany and the closing performance by Erkan Oğur &Telvin from Turkey.

For more information here.