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Within the context of its open-door policy, the Greek National Opera announces that it will be offering 1,500 seats free of charge to the unemployed for the dress rehearsal and preview of its production of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Herod Atticus Odeon on Friday 26 July at 21.00.
A musical surprise is in store for the residents of the Greek capital on Thursday 18 July at 20.00 on the pedestrian street of Dionysiou Areopagitou, where the Greek National Opera Orchestra will hold an open-air rehearsal.
The annual showcase of the Professional Dance School of the Greek National Opera is re-presented on Sunday, July 7 at 12.00 am, due to large attendance.
The GNO announces that tonight's performance of The Flying Dutchman at the Herod Atticus Odeon has been cancelled following an announcement by the unions representing the GNO's musicians and singers of their participation in a 24-hour general strike in protest at the closure of state broadcaster ERT.
On Monday, 22 July 2013, at 10:30 a.m. an audition for male ballet dancers will take place at the Ballet Studios of the Greek National Opera (16, Archimidous St., Tavros 177-78, Athens Greece).