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Mr Giorgos Koumendakis’ term as Artistic Director of the Greek National Opera has been renewed by a decision of the Minister of Culture and Sports Mrs Lina Mendoni. Mr Koumendakis’ second three-year term began on 5 February 2020.
Giorgos Koumendakis assumed the artistic directorship of the Greek National Opera in February 2017. In the first three years of his administration, the Greek National Opera completed successfully its relocation to the SNFCC and the full operation of its two stages, expanded its repertoire, developed a large network of international partnerships, commissioned new operas, collaborated with distinguished artists from Greece and abroad, developed dozens of learning and participation programmes, presented great world-class productions, experimented, increased its audience within and outside Greece, attracted considerable private sponsorships, rationalized its financial and administrative operations and developed a very important connection with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, now its Lead Donor.