Nietzsche Played the Piano
Athens Conservatoire Music Schools



Alternative Stage


Nietzsche Played the Piano

Athens Conservatoire Music Schools
Piano works by Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 22 Jun 2024


Greek National Opera Alternative Stage
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Starts at:20.00 | clock

Admission will be free upon priority vouchers that will be distributed from Monday 17 June 2024, at 12.00, exclusively via ticket services.


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Alternative Stage sponsor: PPC (Public Power Company)


The Athens Conservatoire Piano School presents a concert featuring pieces for solo piano and piano for four hands, all composed by the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This will be the first time these pieces will be performed in Greece. The concert titled Nietzsche Played the Piano and curated by Philippos Tsalachouris, the Head of Music Studies at the Athens Conservatoire, will be held at the Greek National Opera Alternative Stage in the SNFCC on Saturday 22 June 2024, at 20.00. Admission will be free for the public.

Only a few people know that Nietzsche, in addition to being a philosopher, poet, and philologist, was also a skilled pianist and created many pieces for different ensembles. Doing justice to the term Alternative for the stage that will host this so interesting yet completely unknown music, the programme will also include unfinished works and themes for counterpoint exercises composed by this great thinker.

The students of the Athens Conservatoire Piano School will pit themselves against the legendary philosopher, bringing out his more sensitive side as a musician who struggled to express himself through playing and composing, battling against silence, contemplation, and the passage of time.

Anthony Hatzimoysis, professor of Contemporary Philosophy at the University of Athens, will open the concert with an introductory address.

Artistic curator: Philippos Tsalachouris, Head of Music Studies at the Athens Conservatoire


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  • Saturday 22 June 2024, 20:00 Nietzsche Played the Piano
    Athens Conservatoire Music Schools
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