Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, Kristine Opolais, Matthew Polenzani Headline Greek National Opera’s 2021 Season

The Greek National Opera has announced a program for the 2021 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on opera-related performances. The company will present “The Cornelian Secret” which includes love poems by Lord Byron. The performance will star tenor Christos Kechris, baritone Vangelis Maniatis, and baritone Sotiris Triantis. Streaming Dates:  TBA – the performance was {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Kristine Opolais, Gianluca Terranova Headline Greek National Opera Fall 2020 Season

(Credits: Fadil Berisha/ Tatyana Vlasova) Greek National Opera has announced that it will resume artistic activities with full scale live productions from October to December 2020. The autumn season will open on 11 October at the Stavros Niarchos Hall with Puccini, Giacosa and Illica’s “Madama Butterfly.” The cast for the opera includes Ermonela Jaho, Cellia Costea, and Kristīne Opolais alternating {…}

Krassimira Stoyanova, Riccardo Massi, Ambrosio Maestri Headline Greek National Opera Galas at Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The Greek National Opera is set to perform two opera galas at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on July 26 and 28, 2020. The first gala performance will feature Krassimira Stoyanova, Riccardo Massi, Dmitri Platanias, and the Greek National Opera Orchestra under the musical direction of Pier Giorgio Morandi. The gala will feature arias and duets from Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” “Il {…}