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Carmen | Athens | September 2

TAGS: Dance

The Antonio Gades Company is coming to Athens’s Herod Atticus Theater on Saturday, September 2, with its critically acclaimed flamenco version of “Carmen,” first presented in Paris in 1983. This choreography by the late great Spanish dancer and film director Carlos Saura, which incorporates elements of Bizet’s opera and his source, Prosper Merimee’s novella, brings out the purity of the protagonists’ raw emotions. Tickets cost 22-78 euros and can be purchased online at www.viva.gr or by calling 11876.

Herod Atticus Theater, Dionysiou Areopagitou, Acropolis

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