The Greek National Opera has announced its 2021 lineup for the alternative scene.
For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal and lyrical performances.
It all started with the monodrama “Capodistrias” by Calliope Tsoupaki. The work will be directed by Nicolas Vassiliou and the stars Timos Sirlantzis and Marilena Germanou.
Performance dates: October 1-3, 2021
The next stop will be “Hebrew Melodies” with Lenia Safiropoulou, Vassilis Kavayas and pianist Apoostolos Palios.
Release dates: 12 Oct – 31 Dec 2021
Marc Monnet and Arno Fabre’s “Bibilolo” is an “opera without singers and a“ ballet ”without dancers”.
Date of performance: November 5-7, 2021
“Martha, A story from Missolonghi” will be broadcast via GNOTV. The work will feature Irini Derebei and Tassis Christoyannis.
Release dates: November 9 – December 31, 2021
The next step will be “A Greek Songbook”. “Comprising of songs, instrumental compositions and video artwork, the Songbook emphasizes musical heterogeneity, both in terms of the diverse styles of its creators and in terms of the sound of the work itself, ”says the official press release of the Greek National Opera.
Performance dates: November 5-7, 2021
Yannis Dionisiou and Estudiantina by Nea Ionia will perform the cycle of songs “Asikiko Poulaki” by Mikis Theodorakis.
Performance dates: December 4 and 5, 2021
The end of the autumn season will be “Silence, the king of listening” by Nikos Kypourgos. The “little musical” will star Haris Andrianos, Dimitris Nalbantis, Vassia Zacharopoulou and will be directed by Theo Abazis.
Performance dates: December 12, 2021 – January 2, 2022