The Greek National Opera’s new ballet director, Andonis Foniadakis, has invited acclaimed choreographers Benjamin Millepied and Douglas Lee to participate in a three-part work titled “Landscapes” (Topia), which brings different styles of neoclassical ballet together in a creative dialogue.
Millepied, until recently director at the Paris Opera Ballet, and an internationally acclaimed principal dancer and choreographer, is presenting “Sarabande,” British choreographer and dancer Lee is staging his latest creation “Fortress,” while Foniadakis’s offering is “The Shaker Loops,” to music by John Adams.
Shows take place on May 5, 6 and 10, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, starting at 8 p.m.
Ticket prices range from 20-50 euros and there’s a free shuttle bus service that runs between the SNFCC and Syngrou-Fix metro station.
SNFCC, 364 Syngrou, Kallithea, www.snfcc.org/visitors-center