Peace by Aristophanes: a musical production with music composed by Nikos Kypourgos The gods have punished the Greeks for fighting among themselves by abandoning Mount Olympus. Their divine authority has been seized by War, who has imprisoned Peace in a cave, and so the Greeks continue their incessant battles, their land is[…]
Aristophane’s “Peace” @ ERT2 National Theater – Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2017
No aspect of retro is looked down on at Retromania, which will take place at all GNO venues at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, filling every single corner with a sense of nostalgia, and all with a bold dose of humor, on Sunday, July 16, 2017, from 11 in[…]
The first pictures from the promotional photo shooting for National Theater’s production “Peace”, that bring Jimmy Panousis at the historical ancient theater of Epidaurus.
The great Greek composer Nikos Kypourgos and the talented young writer Dimosthenis Papamarkos have been commissioned by the National Theatre of Greece to write the music and libretto respectively for a musical adaptation of Aristophanes’ Peace, directed by the accomplished Konstantinos Arvanitakis. The role of Trygaeus is played by the[…]
Opera concert at the National Garden, on Friday 9th of June with the participation of Athens Municipal Orchestra and six lyrical singers. Tha concerts’ repertoire includes music of: P. I. Tchaikovsky, A. Scarlatti, C. Saint-Saëns, P. Mascagni, E. Chausson, L. Delibes, F. Delius, A. Thomas, F. Flotow, G. Puccini, R.[…]
Christmas Gala at Malliaropouleio Theater of Tripoli A luminous musical journey through the dark fairy tale “Christmas Carol”. Saturday 24th of December, at Malliaropouleio Theater of Tripoli. Soloists: Vassia Zacharopoulou – soprano, Ynnis Filias- Tenor. Narration: Athena Maximou. Chamber music ensemble, Orpheus Children Choir. Conduction: Theodore Lebessis.
Experience a world of magic and monsters inspired by the mythology of Polynesia with Vaiana, in cinemas 22nd December. Millennia ago, the greatest mariners in the world sailed the Pacific and charted its islands. But then, their voyages stopped. Now, Polynesian princess ‘Vaiana’ is undertaking her own adventure. She’s a young,[…]
A beautiful photo-reportage by photographer Vassilis Makris, with photos from the rehearsals and the final glorious concert at Herodion Theater, of the 100 Guitars in concert.
After July’s great success at Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Camerata-Orchestra of the Friends of Music and its artistic director, George Petrou, return at Megaron Theater to present once more the most famous musical in the history of Broadway : West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. Based on Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s immortal[…]