Opera

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 ...

COSI FAN TUTTE… IN ATHENS

 The inaugural season of the Greek National Opera took place on the 24th of October , in a new production by the very talented Rodoula Gaitanou. I had enjoyed a few years ago her imaginative produc...

EL GRECO REVISITED

In the last few years Greeks became obsessed with the personality an work of one of the most important Greek painters , El Greco.. After an extensive exhibition of the Greek National Gallery, a piece written by...

LOHENGRIN BY THE GREEK NATIONAL OPERA

The new production of Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" on the 29th of January, marked the end of the term of Greek National Opera's Director, Myron Michailides, who also conducted the performance. It was a production...