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Tickets For The May To June 2024 Productions Of The GNO Alternative Stage Are Now On Sale
by Stephi Wild - April 11, 2024


Tickets for the May to June 2024 productions of the GNO Alternative Stage at the SNFCC are now on sale.

THE LOSER Comes to the Greek National Opera This Month
by Stephi Wild - April 01, 2024


The music theatre production The Loser, based on the novel of the same title by distinguished Austrian author Thomas Bernhard, will debut on the GNO Alternative Stage, at the SNFCC on 11 April and run for eleven performances until 26 April 2024.

Ronald Rand Will Lead LET IT BE ART! at Greece's Lithographeion Theatre in Patras
by Stephi Wild - March 20, 2024


Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 24th year touring around the world to 26 countries will perform in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on March 31st at the renowned Lithographeion Theatre in Patras, Greece.

Singer and Pianist Kyriaki Steliou to Play Technopolis 20
by Blair Ingenthron - March 10, 2024


Join Kyriaki Steliou (solo piano & voice), on a night dedicated to well-known soundtracks from movies of the 20th century, on Thursday, 21st of March, at 8pm.

Sung Mellow to Play Technopolis 20
by Blair Ingenthron - March 10, 2024


Sung Mellow will play one performance at Technopolis 20 in Paphos, on Thursday, 14th of March 2024, at 8:00 pm and enjoy a live set that will include classic jazz vocal numbers as well as re-workings of folk and blues songs, done their own unique way.

AES Cyprium Brass Quintet Will Perform at John's Restaurant Trimiklini in March
by Stephi Wild - February 29, 2024


AES Cyprium Brass Quintet will perform at John’s Restaurant Trimiklini next month. The performance is set for Saturday 16 March.

THE IRISH RAMBLERS Celebrate St Patrick's Day at Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou Next Month
by Stephi Wild - February 20, 2024


THE IRISH RAMBLERS will celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Thursday 21 March at 8pm at Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou.

AES CYPRIUM BRASS QUINTET Comes to John's Restaurant Trimiklini Next Month
by Stephi Wild - February 16, 2024


AES CYPRIUM BRASS QUINTET  performs at John’s Restaurant Trimiklini on Saturday 16 March at 8pm. Learn more about the performance here!

Teatro Grattacielo to Present YOUNG Artists Opera: L'ELISIR D'AMORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 07, 2024


Teatro Grattacielo presents YOUNG Artists Opera: L’ELISIR D’AMORE in partnership with Camerata Bardi International Academy and Cultural Center of Crete. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Piano Recital by Martinos Tirimos Comes to the Rialto Theatre
by Stephi Wild - January 29, 2024


Regarded by both critics and fellow artists as one of today’s most distinguished musicians, Martino Tirimo will present some of the greatest works of the classical repertoire: Beethoven’s 7 Ländlerische Tänze WoO11 and Sonata No.32 in C minor Op.111. Schumann’s Fantasy in C major Op.17 and Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No.12.

The Met: Live in HD Brings CARMEN to the Rialto Theatre
by Stephi Wild - January 22, 2024


The Metropolitan Opera’s 2023–24 Live in HD season continues with a live transmission of Bizet’s ever-popular Carmen on Saturday, January 27, at 19:55 at Rialto Theatre.

CARMEN Comes to the Greek National Opera Ballet in February
by Stephi Wild - January 16, 2024


The Greek National Opera Ballet presents a new production of the ballet Carmen, choreographed by the great Swedish choreographer Johan Inger and first presented by the Compañía Nacional de Danza, Madrid in 2015.

LA VILLE MORTE Comes to the Greek National Opera This Month
by Stephi Wild - January 11, 2024


The legendary opera La Ville morte, the only opera ever composed by leading music educator and conductor Nadia Boulanger, in collaboration with her mentor Raoul Pugno, will be given its Greek premiere –and only its third ever production worldwide– on the GNO Alternative Stage, at the SNFCC.

Yorgos Ziavras Leads Opera De Paris Principal Dancers in NUTCRACKER Premiere at Greek National Opera
by Stephi Wild - December 27, 2023


Internationally acclaimed Greek-German opera conductor Yorgos Ziavras led a  performance of 'The Nutcracker' at the Greek National Opera (GNO) on the 23rd of December, praised with a 5-minute standing ovation by the packed opera house audience. Learn more about the performance, as well as the surprise the audience received, here!

Greek National Opera Cancels Performance of INTO THE WOODS
by Stephi Wild - December 21, 2023


The Greek National Opera has cancelled a performance of its production of Into The Woods. The cancelled performance was set to take place on Wednesday 20 December, 2023, but was cancelled due to an illness among the cast.

Nadia Boulanger's Opera LA VILLE MORTE Comes to GNO in January
by Stephi Wild - December 15, 2023


The Greek National Opera (GNO) presents the Greek premiere of La Ville morte (The Dead City), the only opera composed by Nadia Boulanger—one of the most important conductors and music educators, and mentor to some of the greatest music figures of the 20th century—in collaboration with her mentor Raoul Pugno, to a libretto by Gabriele D'Annunzio.

THE NUTCRACKER Adds Performances at the Greek National Opera
by Stephi Wild - December 11, 2023


With tickets for the first seven performances of The Nutcracker now sold out, a full three weeks before the premiere, the Greek National Opera has announced two extra dates: 6 and 14 January 2024.

Mezzo Presents New Documentary on the Greek National Opera and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
by Stephi Wild - November 20, 2023


This November and December, the Greek National Opera has the honour of being featured on the international opera channel Mezzo Live HD. This major tribute to the only opera house in Greece will launch with the premiere of a new documentary on both the creative identity of the Greek National Opera and its support by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

Tickets For All January – March 2024 Productions at the Greek National Opera Are Now on Sale
by Stephi Wild - November 02, 2023


Tickets for all Greek National Opera productions to be presented inside the Stavros Niarchos Hall and on the GNO Alternative Stage at the SNFCC from January through March 2024 went on sale Wednesday, 1 November 2023 at 9.00.

The Greek National Opera Revives Fanny Ardent's Production Of LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 20, 2023


GNO revives Fanny Ardent's production of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Tomorrow's performance. Get the details on this exciting revival.

Greek National Opera Brings THE NUTCRACKER to Cyprus
by Stephi Wild - October 18, 2023


The Greek National Opera Ballet will present Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, in an impressive new choreography by GNO Ballet Director Konstantinos Rigos, on 20 and 21 October 2023 at the Pattihio Municipal Theatre Limassol as part of the Grand Ballets event organised by the Limassol Municipality (Cyprus).

First International Presentation of Yorgos Lanthimos' Bleat at the 61st New York Film Festival Draws Applause
by Stephi Wild - October 13, 2023


The second commission of the Artist on the Composer programme –run by the Greek National Opera in partnership with NEON– was given its international premiere in New York to great success.

VICKY & ERMIS PLAY JAZZ at O Linós Ineia in November
by Stephi Wild - October 02, 2023


Τhe duo, Vicky Anastasiou on vocals and Ermis Michail on guitar, perform their original arrangements of their favourite songs from various corners of the world using the elements of improvisation featuring the voice and the guitar. Learn more about the performance here!

THIS IS BRITTEN Comes to National Library of Greece This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - September 29, 2023


Τhe singular production This is Britten, based on two emblematic song cycles of Benjamin Britten that have been inspired by poems of William Blake and John Donne, is coming to the lobby of the National Library of Greece. Learn more about the upcoming performance here!

YOGEV SHETRIT TRIO to Play Lofou Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - September 17, 2023


Join the YOGEV SHETRIT TRIO for an evening of sweeping Andalusian Jazz at Agrovino Wine Bar Lofou on Thursday, October 19th at 8pm.


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