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The Learning & Participation department of the GNO in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Athens are launching two Gamelan Orchestra workshops from January to April 2020. The aim of the workshop is to create the first Gamelan Orchestra in Greece and to introduce its members to the Gamelan music of Java and repertoire of contemporary classical music that uses Gamelan instruments.
Ladies and gentlemen, we regret to inform you that due to technical reasons the performance of "My Fair Lady" on 19th December 2019 will not feature english surtitles.
We apologize for the inconvenience
Presale of the Greek National Opera January to March 2020 productions will start on Friday 1 November 2019.
It is announced that director Graham Vick has been obliged to withdraw from the production of Verdi’s Don Carlo at the Greek National Opera, as he is currently undergoing intensive medical treatment for a severe back condition and his doctors have told him that he will be unable to resume work until December.
Since the tickets for most of the eight performances of La sonnambula are sold out, an extra performance is added on Saturday 26 October 2019. Presale for the extra performance starts on Monday 14 October 2019.
It is announced that on Saturday 5 October, the Greek National Opera Box Office at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will be closed between 09.00 - 17.00, due to security measures at the premises in relation to the visit of the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.
Presale of the Greek National Opera September to December 2019 production will start on Friday 2 August 2019.
It is announced that, due to illeness, the soprano Ekaterina Siurina will not be able to perform the role of Violetta Valéry in the performanceof La traviata, on Wednesday 31 July. The role will be performed by the soprano Maria Mudryak.
It is announced that, due to illeness, the soprano Ekaterina Siurina will not be able to perform the role of Violetta Valéry in the performanceof La traviata, on Sunday 28 July. The role will be performed by the soprano Maria Mudryak.
On Wednesday 17 July 2019, the Greek National Opera Artistic Director Giorgos Koumendakis announced the programme for the 2019/20 season, in a press conference held at the Stavros Niarchos Hall in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.
Watch live the announcement of the Greek National Opera programme for the season 2019/20, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12.00 (GMT+3) at www.nationalopera.gr/en/
On Monday, 1 July 2019, at the GNO Ballet Studio, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, it was decided by the ballet committee that the following three (3) dancers are selected to cover the artistic needs of the GNO Ballet:
A major international success for the Greek National Opera, acknowledging its Educational and Social work that is carried out with a donation from the SNF. The GNO’s Educational and Social Activities project Co-OPERAtive: An intercultural and collaborative opera hub for young people won the 2019 Fedora Prize for Education.
Greek National Opera's second summer production for 2019 is the popular La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, which is presented for the first time at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.