• Haircutting:
    “Samson and Delilah” is a biblical opera in three acts by Camille Saint-Saëns. Its plot is based on the well-known story of the Old Testament. In the musical play, one can discern the humiliation that Samson suffers when, after they cut his hair, he loses his strength. At the same time, the conflict between emotion and logic is strongly projected, while finally the humiliated hero is redeemed in a spectacular and disastrous finale.


  • Desk:
    The opera Don Giovanni, with music by W. A. Mozart and with an Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, presents the bold actions of Don Giovanni (as Don Juan). In the musical play, the obsession with pleasure leads to overthrow and death, while the idea of punishment is also projected.


  • School Bag:
    The musical setting of the poem by Christoforos Liontakis entitled Two Tables, which was made by Thanos Mikroutsikos, matches the impasse expressed in the poem. It highlights the pressure that man suffers from the shackles of the system, which leads him to morbidity and this is reflected when the subject directly addresses himself: “you unnecessarily carry around your health”



  • School bell:
    K. P. Cavafy’s poem “Monotony” was recited by George Merantzas in 1983, and was included in the album “The Old Man of Alexandria”. The poem expresses the pessimism of the subject that results from a mechanical repetition of similar actions due to compulsory work requirements and other kinds of obligations. This leads to a sense of entrapment.


  • School cap:
    “The Ring of the Nibelungen” is an opera written by Richard Wagner, and is considered to be among the most important musical compositions. It is a quartet, based on a myth, according to which there is a magic ring that grants ultimate power to whoever possesses it. It is a musical ensemble that has been performed from the perspective of various epistemological areas, such as psychology and sociology.


  • Medal:
    The Norwegian composer Stale Kleiberg composed Requiem for the victims of the Nazi executions. The play was combined with three poems by the Scottish poet Edwin Morgan, each of which referred to a group of war victims. It is an act of acknowledgement and vindication of these people’s struggles.


  • Ahrweiler’s Cap:
    Costas Kazakos recites Tasos Livaditis’ emblematic poem entitled “If you want to be called a human being”. It is a poetic composition that praises the personal effort for the prevailing of peace, and at the same time calls on everyone to be vigilant, in order to keep trying in their life, no matter how difficult the conditions.


  • View master:
    Felix Mendelssohn composed the Symphony No. 5 in 1830, in the context of marking the 300th anniversary since the presentation of the Augustan Confession, one of the most important documents of the Lutheran Reformation, during which Martin Luther introduced new ideas that challenged papacy and the doctrines of the Catholic Church.