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Renovation of Maria Callas house in Athens to host Opera Academy

The house of legendary Maria Kallas will be renovated to house the Academy of Lyrical Art Maria Callas. Mayor of Athens Costas Bakoyiannis announced last week. Located close to the National Museum, the 1500-square-meter Jugendstil – Art Nouveau Architecture – apartment building is considered as one of the architectural jewelries …

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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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