Opera

THE RETURN OF LUCIA.

The collaboration between the Greek National opera and Covent Garden seems to be a happy one. After a production of “Simone Boccanegra” directed by Elijah Moshinsky, we saw the return of the much discussed “Luc...

WHERE IS HELEN OF SPARTA?

Well, she was last seen at the Mihalis Kakoyiannis Cultural Center. This was the Offenbach year with celebrations of the Master's music all over the world. In Greece the Greek National Opera chose to ignore th...

A BLACK AND WHITE RIGOLETTO

For it's first installment of the participation of the Greek National Opera at the Athens Megaron (it will be followed in the new year with Verdi's “Macbeth”), yet another Verdi opera was opted for, the revival...

ATYS IN ATHENS

Lully's most famous opera "Atys" was never before performed in Greece, as many other French Baroque Operas which remain terra incognita so to speak, so the first performance in this country by the PETIT OPERA D...

A FILM NOIRE “TOSCA”

The return of the old production of Puccini's "Tosca" on the repertoire of the G.N.O was imminent. It was after all one of the most successful productions by the very talented Nikos Petropoulos who opted for a ...