Vassia Zacharopoulou

The Murderess

The Murderess

Opera by Giorgos Koumendakis

PREMIERE 19 NOVEMBER 2014
19, 21, 23, 26 November 2014

The world premiere of George Koumendakis’s new opera, commissioned by the Greek National Opera, will be given on 19 November 2014 at Megaron the Athens Concert Hall (Alexandra Trianti Hall). Yannis Svolos’s libretto is based on The Murderess one of the greatest works of Modern Greek literature, by Alexandros Papadiamantis. This season’s major production will be directed by Alexandros Efklidis. The GNO Orchestra will be conducted by Vassilis Christopoulos.

Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall – Alexandra Trianti Hall

World premiere – Commissioned by the Greek National Opera
Perfomances begin at 20.00

Sets: Petros Touloudis
Costumes: Petros Touloudis – Ioanna Tsami
Lighting: Vinicio Cheli
Video production: Andreas Diktyopoulos
Chorus master: Agathangelos Georgakatos
Children’s Chorus Mistress: Mata Katsouli

Frangoyannoù (The murderess): Irini Tsirakidou / Julia Souglakou

Maroussò:Elena Kelessidi / Marina Fideli

Ioassaf: Tassos Apostolou

Delcharò: Georgia Eliopoulos / Zoe Kappou

Yannis Perivolàs:Kostis Rasidakis / Costas Mavrogenis

Yannoù:Ines Zikou / Eleni Davou

Xenoula’s mother: Evdokia Hadjioannou

First police officer:Nikos Stefanou / Dimitris Nalbantis

Magistrate: Vangelis Maniatis / Nikos Karagkiaouris

Second police officer/Assesor: Dimitris Nalbantis / Charalambos Velissarios

Kriniò: Niki Chaziraki / Zenia Argenti

Toula: Vassia Zacharopoulou / Dimitra Kotidou

Myrsouda: Theodora Baka / Miranda Makrynioti

Doctor: Dionyssis Tsantinis

Amersa: Ines Zikou /Eleni Davou

Konstantìs: Vangelis Maniatis / Nikolaos Karagkiaouris

Polyphonic ensemble:
Irini Derebei
Maria Melachrinou
Martha Mavroidi
Maria Kotti

With the GNO Orchestra, Chorus and the GNO Children’s Chorus, in the framework of its educational programme.

Official Trailer