Greek National Opera to Present ‘Callas at the Herodium’

(Photo by Dimitris Charisiadis from the photographic archive of the Benaki Museum) The Greek National Opera is set to present “Callas at the Herodium” on Sept. 16, 2023. The showcase will star Anna Pirozzi, Catherine Foster, Vassiliki Karayanni, and Nina Minasyan performing arias that Maria Callas once performed from such operas as “Hamlet,” “The Masterbuilder,” “La Forza del Destino,” “Fidelio,” {…}

Dimitri Platanias, Maria José Siri, Tassis Christoyannis Headline Greek National Opera’s ‘Nabucco’

The Greek National Opera will revive Italian director Leo Muscato‘s production of Verdi’s “Nabucco” from July 26 – 30, 2023 at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. The opera will star an international cast of singers, including Dimitri Platanias and Tassis Christoyannis in the title role, and Ekaterina Semenchuk and Maria José Siri alternating as Abigalie. Other cast members include Yannis {…}

Ekaterina Gubanova, Dimitri Platanias, Catherine Foster, Cellia Costea Headline Greek National Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Greek National Opera has unveiled its 2023-24 season. First up is a gala entitled “Callas at the Herodium” in honor of the legendary soprano. The gala will feature superstar singers from around the world performing works by Verdi, Wagner, Donizetti, and Beethoven, among others. Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2023 The company will present “The Artist on the Composer” featuring {…}