WHAT: A lavish Greek National Opera gala featuring some of the most celebrated moments of iconic Greek soprano Maria Callas, to mark the 40th anniversary of her death on September 16, 1977.
As a young woman, La Davina performed at the Odeon in the lead role of Beethoven’s Fidelio and Kalomoiris’ The Master Builder.
GNO’s renowned international sopranos Cellia Costea, Myrtò Papatanasiu and Christina Poulitsi will sing arias from popular operas by Verdi, Gounod, Delibes, Puccini, Giordano, Donizetti, Bellini that Callas herself performed during her extraordinary career. Elias Voudouris will conduct.
WHEN: September 14 at 9.30pm.
WHERE: Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysiou Areopagitou.
Read more about Athens’ Year of Callas in Insider HERE: