Thursday, 03 March 2022

One additional date for Verdi’s Otello directed by Robert Wilson: 19 March


With tickets for the production’s first seven performances selling out, the Greek National Opera would like to announce one additional date for Otello – 19 March, at 19.30. Verdi’s masterpiece is conducted by Stathis Soulis, and directed, designed, and with lighting by Robert Wilson.

Robert Wilson – a multi-award-winning avant-garde director who forever changed the way that opera is staged through his instantly recognisable signature style –foregrounds the music in his first collaboration with the Greek National Opera, offering up an Otello that unfolds within a minimalistic scenic world, with aesthetically striking and emotionally charged images, impressive lighting, stylised movement, singular costumes, and intense make-up.

Tickets for the extra performance will go on sale on 4 March, at 09.00 in the morning, via and the GNO Box Office at the SNFCC (+30 213 088 5700, 09.0021.00 daily).

Otello is a Greek National Opera co-production with the Baden-Baden Easter Festival made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) [] to enhance the GNO’s artistic outreach.

In the title role is “the greatest Otello of our times” Aleksandrs Antoņenko; playing the lead roles alongside him are the internationally acclaimed GNO soloists Cellia Costa and Tassis Christoyannis. Also appearing are the GNO soloists Dimitris PaksoglouYannis KalyvasPetros MagoulasMarinos TarnanasPavlos Sampsakis, and Violetta Lousta.


Lead Donor to the GNO & Production Donor: the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Production Sponsor: Piraeus Bank