• Tribute to Maria Callas

Tribute to Maria Callas, Greek National Opera, 2013
An evening musical stroll in central Athens, in five acts
Sunday 15 September, 2013
Acropolis Museum,
Herod Atticus Theatre steps,
Aghion Asomaton Square,
Kotzia Square,
National Archaeological Museum
With the GNO Orchestra, pianists and soloists
Conducted by Myron Michailidis
The streets of Athens, the city where Maria Callas grew up,
will play host to the famous arias that have become associated
with some of Maria Callas’ most outstanding performances.
They will be interpreted by the artists of the Greek National Opera,
where Callas took the first steps of her stellar career.
Soloists Eleni Voudouraki, Dimitra Theodosiou, Antonia Kalogirou,
Vassiliki Karayianni, Irini Karaianni, Elena Kelessidi, Cellia Costea,
Myrsini Margariti, Maria Mitsopoulou and Julia Souglakou,
the pianists and the Greek National Opera Orchestra,
conducted by the company’s Artistic Director Myron Michailidis,
will interpret extracts from the operas La Traviata, La Bohéme, Tosca,
Madama Butterfly, Macbeth, Rigoletto, The Barber of Seville, Il Trovatore,
Sicilian Vespers, etc.