The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the recently announced direction of maestro Leonard Slatkin, will give a concert in Patras, western Greece, and next week as part of the European Capital of Culture - Patras 2006 series of events.
The concert, scheduled for the evening of Aug. 25, is under the auspices of the US embassy in Athens.
The orchestra is on a European tour and will open its European performances in Greece, a press release by the embassy stated.
For more information and tickets visit the webpage www.patras2006.gr
Source: Athens News Agency