Programme of 2019
The 11th International Summer Piano Academy & Festival 'Anastasios Leimonis' - Poros 2019 will take place this year from the 19th till the 29th of 2019 on the Island of Poros.
Deadline for the Application forms and for those who want to apply for performances (solo Recitals, Concert at the Archeological Temple and Orchestra ) is the 22th of July 2019.
ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE EXTENDED TILL THE 25th OF JULY.
• With great joy, we have the honor to celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Academy and Festival of Poros this year. Thanks to all of you, participants, Professors, collaborators, relatives, friends and parents, our Academy and Festival fleurished, grew up and expanded, creating a huge Musical Family in the whole World.
So, this year, the Opening Ceremony will take place on the 19th of August, at 19.00', in the Syggros’ Open Amphitheater, followed by a Welcome Piano Recital.
• The Lessons will start the 20th and will finish the 29th of August 2019.
• The Halls where the lessons will take place are the Halls of Syggros’ Mansion, the public schools of Poros and the Hatzopoulios Public Library, all in the center of the town and close to the port.
* On the 20th, 22nd, 26th and 27th of August will be given Piano Recitals by distinguished participants of the Academy, at 20.00΄, at the Syggros’ Open Amphitheatre and at 21.45΄, at the Hall ‘ Nefeli’ of the Hotel Sirene Blue Resort.
* On Friday the 23th of August at 20.00', a Special Concert will take place at the Archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Poseidon on Poros Island, where some selected soloists, from different nations, participants of the Academy, will perform in this great event that every year attracts a vast audience.
* On Saturday the 24th of August at 20.00' the Sinfonietta Orchestra of Athens will perform with selected soloists of our Academy, concerts for 1,2 and 3 pianos at Syggros' Open Amphitheater.
* On Sunday the 25th of August, at the Syggros’ Open Amphitheatre at 20.00΄, will take place the Gala Concert of the Academy where the public will participate by voting for the “best performer of the evening” awarding him/her the “Prize of the public”.
* On Monday the 26th of August at 20.00' a very special concert will take place at Hatzopoulios Public Library, titled ‘Lilliputian pianists on stage ’. In this concert can perform, just by applying, without audition, the youngest little stars of our Academy, between 5-14 years old.
* On Wednsday the 28th of August, at the Syggros’ Open Amphitheatre at 20.00΄, will take place the Closing Cerermony and a second Gala Concert, where the public will participate by voting for the “best performer of the evening” awarding him/her the “Prize of the public”.
The same evening, the Mayor of Poros will award the Diplomas of Participation at all the students of the Academy.