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Maria Callas: 36 years after the death of La Divina – Tribute by the Greek National Opera

36 years after the death of great Greek soprano Maria Callas. Born Maria Cecilia Kalogeropoulou in New York City on December 2, 1923, La Divina died of a heart attack on  September 16, 1977 in Paris. The American-born Greek soprano was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers …

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Athens: National Opera pays open air tribute to Maria Callas, Sept 15/2013

La Traviata La Bohéme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, Macbeth, Rigoletto, The Barber of Seville, Il Trovatore, Sicilian Vespers… ,  arias of the world’s most beautiful operas are to be heard this Sunday in downtown in an open air event that combines the classical music and the city’s finest archaeological sites. On …

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Athens: “Meat” the Greek National Opera Event, Free of Charge, Nov 4/2012

Opera in the meat market? Opera in the meat market! Members of the Greek National Opera will sing arias from several famous operas on Sunday evening at the meat & vegetables market “Varvakeio” in the middle of Athens historical centre. The performance will take place  at 8 o’clock in the evening on …

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Sharing a moment…with Nabucco

I think I fell into a stupor with open eyes. Or rather,  I think I have fallen into a doze state like a cat in laying under a sun beam on a cold winter day.  The body relaxed, the spirit lazy. A rare moment of nihilism in a noisy city. I lowered the bar …

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Athens: Classic Ballet at Greek National Opera: Don Quixote

How about some ballet? Don Quixote is on stage of the Greek National Opera. Ballet with a prologue, two acts and 5 scenes. A story by Marious Petipa (1869) based on the homonymous play of Thervantes. Music by Ludwig Minkus Choreography: Vladimir Vasiliev Ballet of the Greek National Opera March …

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