Administration

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

Artistic Director
Giorgos Koumendakis
                       
Director of Artistic
Coordination & Casting

Panaghis Pagoulatos

GNO Director of Production
Stella Angeletou

Special Associates
to the Artistic Director

Yorghos Matskaris
Dimitra Raftopoulou

Artistic Associate
Maria Metaxaki

Cast Artistic Advisor
Sofia Tamvakopoulou

Associate to the
Artistic Director

Angeliki Keramida

Associate to the Artistic
Coordinator & Casting

Effie Vlachou

Head of Hospitality
Evi Tsekoura

Production Associates
Stavroula Baroutsa
Christina Papadaki
Christos Poulianas


MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Conductor
Elias Voudouris

Studienleiter
Sofia Tamvakopoulou

Assistant Conductor
Nikos Vassiliou

Soloists

Sopranos
Vassiliki Karayanni
Elena Kelessidi
Cellia Kostea
Maria Mitsopoulou

Tenors
Yannis Kalyvas
Yannis Christopoulos

Baritones
Dimitris Platanias
Dionyssios Sourbis
Tassis Christoyannis

Bass-baritones
Yanni Yannissis  

Basses
Tassos Apostolou
Petros Magoulas

Orchestra

Chief Conductor

Elias Voudouris

Secretary to the Orchestra Manager
Maria Angelopoulou

Principals
Alexis Theofylactou
Yannos Margaziotis*

First Violins
Kostas Anastasopoulos**
Dorian Idrizi
Evangelos Despotidis**
Evangelia Agrafiotou**
Michail Vorias
Nikolaos Karayannis
Emmanouil Stratoudakis
Theodora Serelea
Yorgos Papadopoulos
Yannis Alexandropoulos
Eugjen Zhibaj
Ioanna Gaitani
Haralambos Karasavvidis
Eva Moszynska
Panayota Dimitrakopoulou
Franc Shestani

Second Violins
Argyro Sira*
Kostas Panagiotidis*
Michail Kolokotronis**
Stella Karytinou**
Christos Triantaphyllou
Nikos Despotopoulos
Kostas Lazaridis
Frangiskos Margaritis
Emilios Gatsos
Michail Amarantidis
Yorgos Papadimitriou
Chryssi Koutsaftaki
Kalliopi Mitropoulou

Violas
Ilias Sdoukos*
Angeliki Yannaki*
Maria Kori**
Marios Dapergolas**
Dimitris Terzakis
Marivita Grammatikaki
Patrick Evans
Νikolaos Deliyannakis
Krystallia Gaitanou
Stelios Papanastasis
Marina Stalimerou
Ariona Mucai 

Cellos
Nikos Kavakos*
Nikolaos-Spyridon Prevezianos*
Renato Ripo*
Eleni Ravanopoulou**
Yolanda Karamouza**
Angharad Griffith
Marilena Vassou
Maria Dimissianou
Rita Stratigopoulou
Marina Kolovou

Double-basses
Vassilis Papavassileiou*
Christos Komissopoulos*
Kostas Kouvelis**
Dimitris Dimitriadis
Christos Doumanis
Ferghius Currie

Harps
Anna Dermani*

Flutes
Theodoros Mavrommatis*
Nikolaos Nikopoulos*
Ilias Barbas**
Zacharias Tarpagos**
Evangelia Neoudaki**

Oboes
Ioannis Papayannis*
Dimitry Safarian-Simonenko*
Theodoros Argyropoulos**
Illyrios Manthios**

Clarinets
Spyridon Tzekos*
Ioannis Karayannidis*
Yannis Samprovalakis**
Panayotis Sioras**

Bassoons
Georgios Faroughias*
Dimitris Dakovanos*
Sonja Piesk**
Alex Kaltso**

Horns
Christos Kaloudis*
Angelos Siorras*
Anastassios Bakouris**
Spyridon Bakos**
Dionyssis Montsenigos**
Ourania Stamatelou**
Nikolaos Kaloudis**

Trumpets
Konstantinos Nikas*
Sophia Siora*
Alexandros Mavropoulos**
Nikolaos Sarris**

Trombones
Spyridon Gantzias*
Spyridon Faroughias*
Stavros Klavanidis**
Emmanouil Dimitropoulos**
Konstantinos Tzivas**
Spyros Moschonas**

Tuba
Nikos Zervopoulos*

Drums
Dimitris Tzafestas*
Marinos Tranoudakis*

Percussion
Kostas Vorissis**
Kostas Theodorakos**
Georgios Kalogeropoulos**
Panagiotis Ziavras**
Athanasios Papadimitriou**


* Section Principal
** Associate Principal


Chorus

Chorus Master
Agathangelos Georgakatos

Sorpanos
Vicky Athanassiou
Elisavet Athanassopoulou
Triantaphyllia Georgiadou
Maria Gournia
Efi Dimitrelou
Hera (Irene) Zerva
Mireille Ivanova
Eleni Koutsoumbi
Angeliki Marinaki
Liudmila Bondarenko
Iphigenia Pavli
Penny Rizou
Thei Stavrou
Eleni Sotiriou
Εmilia Tsimidaki

Mezzo-sopranos
Irini Athanassiou
Zoe Apiranthitou
Amalia Avloniti
Irini Afali
Eleni Voudouraki
Antonia Despouli
Elisavet Klonovskaya
Ioanna-Vassiliki Koraki
Vayia Kofou
Victoria Dina-Mayfatova
Georgia Markouli
Vassiliki Petroyanni
Barunka Preisinger
Magdalini Tzavella
Anastassia Christophilaki

Tenors
Charalambos Velissarios
Christos Yannoulis
Philippos Dellatolas
Thanassis Evangelou
Nikos Katsigiannis
Vassilios Kotsikoyannis
Panagiotis Pantoulias
Michalis Platanias
Panayotis Priftis
Nektarios Samartzis
Yiorgos Soutis
Nikos Tsaoussis
Zacharias Tsoumos

Baritones
Sotiris Kolydas
Ioannis Kontellis
Christos Lazos
Nikos Petridis
Ioannis Stamatakis
Antonis Hadjidimitriou

Basses
Theodoros Aivaliotis
Alexandros Loutas
Pavlos Maropoulos
Theodoros Moraitis
Andreas Papagrigoriadis
Pavlos Sampsakis
Nikos Syropoulos

Children's Chorus*

Chorus Mistress
Konstantina Pitsiakou

Music preparation - Piano
Marilena Souri

Children's choir curator
Christina Ntemou

*Αs part of its educational mission



BALLET

Ballet Director

Konstantinos Rigos

Director's
Artistic Collaborator

Angelos Panagopoulos

Director's Assistant
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Artistic Coordinator
Ivana Katsoula

Ballet Curator
Xenia Vlahopoulou

Ballet Εducational Projects
Athina Vrouva

Assistant Choreographers /
Rehearsal Supervisors

Irina Akrioti-Kolioumbakina
Fotis Diamantopoulos
Dimitra Laoudi

Physiotherapists
Thanassis Kainourgios
Edward Katsikian

Principal Dancers
Elena Andreoudi
Emilia Gaspari
Eurydice Isaakidou
Maria Kousouni
Natasha Siouta
Alina Stergianou
George Varvariotis
Danilo Zeka
Vangelis Bikos
Stratos Papanoussis
Igor Siadzko

Soloists
Io Kalochristou
Mania Karavassili
Vanesa Kourkolou
Dimitra Laoudi
Christina Makridou
Popi Sakellaropoulou
Mitsi Stergianou
Agapios Agapiadis
Stelios Katopodis
Antonis Korutis
Viorel Berinde

Demi-Soloists
Anna Frangou
Fotis Diamantopoulos
Blendi Latifi
Yannis Benetos
Hector Bollano
Florian-Michalis Pappas

Corps de Ballet
Cleopatra Aneroussou
Athina Vrouva
Olga Zourbina
Evi Karpouzi
Ivana Katsoula
Elena Kekkou
Eleni Kladou
Avrokomi Kloukina
Magda Koukou-Ferra
Margarita Kostoglou
Despina Bisbiki
Vicky Bourcha
Maria Nikolitsa
Areti Noti
Marta Rivero de Miranda
Eleftheria Stamou
Zoi Schinoplokaki
Alicia Townsend
Vicky Tsiroyanni
Aridani Filippaki
Manex Alberdi
Yannis Gantsios
Evangelos Lafaras
Angel Martinez Sanchez
Yannis Mitrakis
Nikos Moschis
Esmeraldo Bitro
Jaume Deulofeu Segui
Elton Dimrochi
Daniel Pecorari
Ilir Sipri
Thanassis Solomos
Dimitris Ferras
Yorgos Hatzopoulos


GNO ALTERNATIVE STAGE
 
Artistic Programming Associate

Alexandros Efklidis

Production Director
Manolis Sardis

Artistic Associate / Head of Communication 
Vaios Machmountes

Artistic Associate / Dramaturgy and Editions
Kharálampos Goyós

Artistic Coordinators
Lila Karangelou
Christina Polychroniadou

Artistic Stage Coordinators

Alexis Zervanos
Vicky Kalaitzidou


STAGE DIRECTION
DEPARTMENT

Director
Katerina Petsatodi

Répétiteurs-Coaches (Soloists)
Chryssanthos Alissafis
Irini Antoniadou
Nikos Vasileiou
Frixos Mortzos
Maria Neophytidou
Sophia Tamvakopoulou
Domna Halari

Répétiteur-Coach (Chorus)
Yorgos Tziatziafis

Répétiteurs (Ballet)-
Pianists

Eris Moustidi-Meloyannidi
Anastasios Chamilakis

Arranger- Music Library
& Historic Archive Supervisor

Yannis Belonis

Orchestra Music Director
Dionyssis Voudouris

Historic Archive Collections Manager
Mina Soulantzou

Associate of Music Library
Theofrastos Pates

Historic Archive Associate
Fatma Fayad

Assistant Stage Manager
Giorgos Doumos

Artistic Associates
Electra-Thalasso Arzimanoglou
Myrto Moraitou

Assistant Director
Ion Kessoulis

Set Crew Managers
Marina Vafiadi
Fani Gartsou
Vivian Mela
Raya Tsakiridi

Stage Managers
Orestea Karydaki-Nikolopoulou
Dina Strani

Orchestra Curator
Kostas Matsikas Head of
Oswald Amiralis 
Panayotis Matsioris
Kostas Roumeliotis
Asterios Tsetsilas

Chorus Curator
Varvara Biza

Music Prompter, Surtitles
Evi Stafeta

Head of Visual and Special Programmes
Christos Tsakiridis

Visual Designers
Dimitris Arapoglou
Alexandros Zabetas


Department of sound, sound boost, sound recording

Head of
Giorgos Rekoutis

Sound Designers
Thanos Zamboukas
Minoas Koutedakis
Nektarios Louloudis
Fotis Mochos
Michalis Oikonomidis
 

GNO PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL OF DANCE

Head of Studies
Yorghos Matskaris

Assistant to the Head of Studies 
Alkistis Lala

School's Secretary
Georgia Theodorelou
Avrokomi Kloukina

Teachers of the
Professional & Preparatory Section

Fotis Diamantopoulos
Elisavetta Basova
Yannis Zarotis
Artemis Ignatiou
Lydia Kayou
Thanassis Kainourgios
Athanassia Kanellopoulou
Eleni Kladou
Sophia Kontossi
Alkistis Lala
Christos Xyrafakis
Dimitra Svigou
Vassiliki Spyridonos
Elena Topalidou
Olia Tornaritou
Giannis Tsigris
Steriani Tsintziloni
Nancy Harmanda

Teachers of Seminar Courses
Athanasia Nerantzi
Rena Papantoniou

Répétiteurs-Pianists
Evridiki Abalova
Zelkica Karanovic
Giorgos Kontovas
Betty Sadamouri
Lukas Tsolakian

GNO LEARNING & PARTICIPATION

Artistic Coordinator
Eva Karterou

Production Manager
Kalliroi Papadopoulou

Educational Planning Research and Curation
Ann-Christine Sofroniou

Artistic Collaborators
Kiki Kerzeli
Michalis Moschoutis
Christina Spanou

Communications Associate
Myrsini Vasilopoulou

Interactive Opera for Schools Program Coordinator
Panina Karydi

Μelisma Program Coordinator
Leonidas Panagopoulos 

Visual Communication Design
Dido Gogou

 
DRAMATURGY
DEPARTMENT


Head of
Nikos A. Dontas

Associate Musicologist /
Head of GNO Virtual Educational Museum

Sophia Kompotiati

Artistic Associate
Maria Kakagianni

Proofreader
Dimitris Karadimas

Translation in English
Angeliki Boura

Graphic Designer
Maria Bougioukou


MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT

Director of Marketing, Communications and Press
Vasilis Louras

Head of Cultural Marketing
Christina Arseni

Associate of Cultural Marketing
Angeliki Kepetzi

Head of Public Relations
Dimitra Raftopoulou

Public Relations, Publicity, Communication
and Media Department

Maria Kakagianni
Chryssa Samoili-Giannopoulou

Group Sales
Vicky Panagou


DIRECTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Human Resources and
Administrative Services Manager

Kosmas Kosmas

Board of Directors Secretary
Angeliki Kladou

Protocol
Konstantina Veroni

Contracts Department
Vaso Vougogiannopoulou
Evi Karpouzi
Giannis Konas

Head of Secretary
Lina Stamou

Secretary
Despina Daska
Mina Zafeiri-Vlachaki
Anna Kyriopoulou
Xenia Roussopoulou

Curators
Avraam Karameros
Giannis Tsitsikas

IT & Technical
Support Manager

Dimitris Zafiropoulos

IT & Technical Support
Department

Ilias Efthymiou
Giorgos Konstantopoulos
Evangelia Barouma

Development Programmes
Office

Evangelia Xanthopoulou

Collaborations Manager
Kleopatra Spanou

 

DIRECTION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

Director of Financial Services
Sophia Voyatzidou

Accounts Department
Katerina Gerogianni (Accountant)
Varvara Daska (Assistant Αccountant)
Panayotis Dimou
Efthymios Karyambas (Accountant)
Dimitris Skordoumblas (Accountant)
Chryssa Sfendouraki  (Accountant)

Head of Supplies Department
Katerina Sinou

Supplies Department
Theoni Konstantopoulou
Konstantinos Markou
Sophia Mastrokolia
Danae Beri
Maria Toulkaridou

Logistics Department
Maria Liaka
Anna Papadopoulou
Kleopatra Spanou

Pay Manager
Eleni Theoharopoulou

Department of Pay
Angeliki Theoharopoulou

Box Office Manager
Giorgos Tsitouras

Cashiers
Sofia Vasileiadou
Maria Kyprigli-Kyprioti

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

Legal Adviser    
TBA

Legal Associates
Giouli Papoulia
Daphne Chatziprokopiou

Data Protection Officer
Konstantinos Kakavoulis

 

TECHNICAL DIRECTION

Artistic-Technical Coordinator
Sokratis Dalamangas

Assistant of the
Artistic-Technical Coordinator

Maria Lantavou
Vasiliki Papadopoulou

Production Department

Head of Set Production  
Konstantinos Theophanis

Set Production
Daphne Aidoni
Angeliki Dimaki
Sophia Theodoraki
Konstantinos Theophanis
Eleni Konstantatou
Chryssanthi Psaropoulou

Stage Lighting Coordination
Eleni Humou

Property Supervisor
Anestina Argyropoulou

Stage Department

Stage Crew Supervisors (Master Mechanics)
Xenofontas Zachariou
Efstratios Kondylis
Konstantinos Barounis
Christos Pitatzis
Alexandros Tseris

Stage Mechanics
Panayotis Vasilopanagos
Giorgos Dimopoulos
Dimitrios Kassar
Athanasios Katsoulieris
Alexandros Kinis
Epaminonthas Kitsios
Dimitris Koutougeras
Alexandros-Athanasios Kyparissis
Nikolaos Kyriannakis
Sotirios Kostopoulos
Manolis Livadaros
Vassilis Mavrovouniotis
Georgos Broumas
Panayotis Dohas
Odise Papajani
Ioannis Papapaschalis
Odise Papatzani
Ioannis Pitatzis
Antonis Tamvakas
Elias Tzavaras
Apostolis Tsaknis
Seraphim Tsaknis
Damianos Chytiris

Head of Electricians,  
Lighting  Designers

Alexandros Koutroulakis
Eleftherios Mpanos

Elecricians, Lighing Desinger
Giannis Georgiou
Fotis Giatras
Lambros Giotis
Athanasios Theodoropoulos
Michael Carlos
Theofanis Katsanos
Dimitrios Koutas
Konstantinos Bethanis
Haroutun Nixalian
Nikolaos Xydis
Ioannis Pantelias
Alexandros Papadatos
Lambros Papoulias
Dimitrios Rizos
Thomas Roumeliotis
Dimitris Sarris
Ismini Starida
Ioannis Stavropoulos

Managers of Props
Kyriakos Kourkoutis
Vassilis Christodoulou

Propmen
Markos Georgalis
Apostolos Dimakopoulos
Elias Dimos
Maria Kasdagli
Panayotis Kypraios
Konstantinos Loukas
Katerina Martikou
Giorgos Meletis
Lycurgus Papaemmanuel
Giorgos Papazoglou
Manolis Papathomas
Petros Hamosfakidis
Ioannis Psarrakis

Head of Props Workshop
Athanasia Bakidou

Props Workshop
Maria Agalianou
Apostolos Dimakopoulos
Sophia Bertoli
Kyriakos Polychroniadis


Fabric Sets  
Dimitra Papadopoulou

Head of General Duties Employees and Drivers
Kostas Georgoussopoulos

Craftsmen / Drivers  
Fotis Panagiotopoulos
Stelios Tzamaras

General Duties
Achilleas Anagnostopoulos
Athanassios Kakas
Stelios Karakitsos
Tasos Konstantopoulos
Vangelis Lemonis
Konstantinos Bistintzanos
Giogros Papadopoulos

Head of Sets Storage and Archiving
Evangelos Taprantzis

Sets Storage and Archiving
Antonis Kapanos
Konstantinos Karavitis
Ilir Kouitziou


COSTUME DEPARTMENT

Direction of Supplies and Costumes
Tota Pritsa

Artistic Associate
Dina Antonopoulou

Costume Production
Georgia-Marina Germanou
Ira-Αnna Karagouni
Alexandra Konstantinidou
Evangelos Mantzavinos
Eleni-Sara Chatzieletheriou
Margarita Chatziioanou

Head of Costume Workshop
TBA

Designers-Tailors /
Designers-Seamstresses

Evangelia Varsami
Eleni-Ellada Damianou
Francesco Infante
Eirini Hardaloupa

Tailors /Seamstresses
Alexandros Gionis
Eleni Dimopoulou
Margarita Dosoula
Anastasia Karantza
Marouska Kardimi
Christina Karofyllaki
Vassiliki Markou
Eleni Messini
Gayane Pogosian
Varvara Terzi
Mello-Evangelia Terzoglou
Maria Trochalidou
Garyfalia Hachami

Construction of Props
Nikos Papadopoulos
Vicky Roumpeka

Hats Supervisor    
Alexandros Dakious

Hats
Konstantina Katsanou

Wardrobe Manager (Acharnes)
Evangelia Katsari 

Clothing / Wardrobe Storekeepers (Acharnes)
Eleni Gini
Konstantinos Kenzeas
Panorea Kyriazi
Antonia Tsagaraki

Head of Hairdressing, Wigs
and Make-Up

Pavlos Katsimichas  

Wigs / Hairstyles
Sophia Anastasiadou
Sophia Vassilopoulou
Olga Leukopoulou
Georgia Malatesta
Thalia Metallidou
Angeliki Balodimou
Efthymia Nakou
Eutyxia Papadopoulou
Alexandra Toya

Make-up Artists
Athanasia Vouraki
Asimina Vythoulka
Maria Braliou
Margarita Tombori
Georgia Filippa

Head of Dressers and Wardrobe
Athanassia Paschali  

Dressers
Angeliki Kvalierou
Katerina Kampoli
Christina Karofyllaki
Halina Kolinioti
Eleni Laskari-Pantazi
Konstantina Liakou
Anastasia Louka
Nikoleta Martinou
Athanasia Bakalexi
Eva Dutek-Malgorzata
Chesika Dutek
Christina Pogosian
Angeliki Rautakopoulou
Dimitra Soubli
Dominiki Harnidou


CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOPS

Set–Construction Artistic Coordinator  
Stelios Lampadarios

Set–Construction Artistic Coordinator's Deputy  
Efthymios (Manos) Antonopoulos

Set–Construction Artistic Coordinator's Assistant
Andreas Raptis

Set Design-Construction
Semeli Galdada
Stavros Kalimeris
Giorgos Chryssoulis

Carpentry Workshop  
Dimitris Kiryakos Head of
Petros Rouvelas  

CNC
Angelos Tsadilas operator
Giorgos Moris assistant
Vasileios Katsaras technical designer

Head of Metal Construction Workshop  
Efthymios Moris 

Storekeeper
TBA 

Scenic Painters
Ioakim Sarris Head of
Dimitra Kampaneli
Argyris Konstantinos
Agop Melikian
Konstantinos Roussakis

Painters
Giorgos Raptis Head of
Andreas Arapakis
Antonis Larios
Konstantinos Margaritis
Charalabos Nazlidis
Pelopidas Tzamtzis


GNO BUILDING MAINTENANCE / AUXILIARY STAFF  

Head of GNO Buildings Direction  /  Safety Technician  

Christos Santorineos

Mechanical Engineer
Penny Maltezou

Head of GNO Buildings Maintenance Electricians
Theodoros Rizos 

GNO Buildings Maintenance
Markos Karayannis
Xenophon Latsoudis
Konstantinos Xynogalas
George Semertzakis

Head of Usher Services, Guards and Cleaners   
Ioannis Mitropoulos  

Usher Services
Anna Agapiadou
Eleni Armakola
Lygeri Kourtesi
Andreas Fotopoulos

Guards
Gerasimos Kanakaris
George Katsanos
Georgios Kontos
Christos Spanos
Nikolaos Stagias
Anastasios Tsalis
Georgios Tsalis
Georgios Tsiapos
Nikolaos Fourikis
George Hondroyannis

Cleaners
Christina Anagnostopoulou
Andromachi Kabadai  
Chryssoula Kikentzi  
Paraskevi Daga  
Despina Petridou