OPERA

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WHAT'S ON

One of the highlights on next year’s program at the Stavros Niarchos Hall, “Otello” is a major co-production between the Greek National Opera and the Festspiel Baden-Baden.


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WHAT'S ON

Greek National Opera artistic director Giorgos Koumendakis has transformed the early 20th century novella “The Murderess” by Alexandros Papadiamantis into a modern opera.

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WHAT'S ON

Award-wining soprano Sonya Yoncheva lends her considerable talents to a good cause at the Greek National Opera (GNO) on Thursday, November 4, performing at a concert marking the 25th anniversary of the Together for Children charity organization.


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IMAGES

A rehearsal at the Kallimarmaro Stadium in Athens as the National Opera prepares to pay tribute to Italian master Guiseppe Verdi with the “All Star Gala Verdi” on Saturday on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the premiere of “Aida” at the Cairo Opera in 1871.


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OPERA

Philippe Auguin is by no means new to the Greek National Opera. Before taking up the invitation to conduct Umberto Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier,” the French maestro had worked with the company on “Tannhäuser” in 2009, “Nabucco” in 2018, “La Sonnambula” in 2019 and “Don Carlos” in 2020.

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WHAT'S ON

The Greek National Opera’s production of Umberto Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier” will be available to stream on demand from March 31 to July 31.

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MODERN OPERA

Renowned composer Philip Glass’ opera “The Perfect American” will be available to stream online from Greece’s Christmas Theater from March 5 to 8.



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ONLINE

The Greek National Opera’s online service kicks off the season on February 14 with its grand “Don Giovanni,” a co-production with the Göteborg Opera and the Royal Danish Opera.

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ONLINE

Book your virtual seat to watch the Christmas Theater’s streaming of an opera gala from Milan’s historic La Scala Theater. From January 22 to 24, opera buffs will be treated to arias and duets from popular classics, by a star-studded cast.


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ONLINE

The Christmas Theater cultural program will be streaming a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Aida” from the historic La Scala theater in Milan on its website from January 8-10, with Greek subtitles.

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WHAT'S ON

The Greek National Opera, with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, is unveiling its online digital service on Wednesday, November 25, with its production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.”

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WHAT'S ON

Acclaimed German tenor Jonas Kaufmann and Austrian pianist Helmut Deutsch take the stage at the Athens Concert Hall with a program titled “Selige Stunde,” inspired by the lied of Alexander von Zemlinsky.