To meet its needs for the 2020-2021 artistic period, the Greek National Opera hereby announces an audition to hire eight (8) male or female ballet dancers (principals, soloists and corps de ballet dancers). The audition will take place on Sunday 29 March and Monday 30 March 2020, at the Greek National Opera’s ballet studios at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (364 Syngrou Ave., GR-17674).
World premieres, important international partnerships, renowned protagonists and a great campaign in the framework of the GNO’s artistic outreach strategy supported by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) []
The Greek National Opera welcomed 2020 with a big press conference at the Stavros Niarchos Hall in the SNFCC, on Thursday 9 January. The Greek National Opera’s Artistic Director Mr. Giorgos Koumendakis presented the first annual activity report of the GNO’s artistic outreach strategy which is supported by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) [] , announced important new steps and presented the new international campaign which will promote the GNO’s work in Greece and abroad.

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 
Thank you

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.

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Change in cast of Don Carlo

It is announced that the role of Don Carlo in the production of the same title will be interpretwdwdwd by internationally acclaimed tenor Marcelo Puente. Tenor Bryan Hymel has cancelled his appearance for personal reasons.