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AIDA
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Aida
Opera in four acts
Music Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto Antonio Ghislanzoni

Based on a scenario by Auguste Mariette

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE CITY OF ATHENS

The Greek National Opera presents its second production (after Norma) this summer at the Herodes Atticus Odeon: Aida, one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most popular operas, in a production based on Dino Yannopoulos’s historic mise-en-scène of 1991.
The premiere will take place on Friday, 23 July 2010.
The cast comprises internationally acclaimed foreign and Greek performers.

A 2010 GNO PRODUCTION
Conductor Lukas Karytinos
Stage Adaptation Panaghis Pagoulatos
Set and Costume Adaptation Tota Pritsa
Choreography Adaptation Irina Akrioti-Kolioubakina
Lighting Nikos Ergazakis
Band Conductor George Aravidis

Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet at the Greek National Opera
Chorus Master
Nikos Vassiliou
1991 GNO PRODUCTION
Director Dino Yannopoulos
Sets Yannis Karydis
Costumes Lisa Zaimi
Choreography Yannis Metsis

CAST
Aida Tiziana Caruso (23 & 28/7), Hui He (24/7)
Amneris Elena Cassian (23 & 28/7), Chariklia Mavropoulou (24/7)
Radames Stuart Neill (23 & 24/7), Badri Maisuradze (28/7)
Amonasro Yannis Yannissis (23/7), Dimitris Platanias (24 & 28/7)
Ramfis Dimitris Kavrakos (23 & 28/7), Christophoros Stamboglis (24/7)
The King of Egypt Dimitris Kassioumis (23 & 28/7), Tassos Apostolou (24/7)
Messenger Dimitris Sigalos (23 & 28/7), Nikos Stefanou (24/7)
Priestess Artemis Bogri (23 & 28/7), Ines Zikou (24/7)

Libretto Translation Lena Tachmazidou

Tickets go on sale: Thursday, 1July 2010
At the box office of the OLYMPIA THEATRE, 59-61 Academias, Athens
Daily 9.00–21.00 / tel 210 3662 100, 210 3612 461, 210 3643 725
www.nationalopera.gr
AND from the ATHENS FESTIVAL box office, Pesmazoglou Arcade, 39 Panepistimiou, Athens
Monday to Friday 8.30–16.00 / Saturday 9.00-14.30
www.greekfestival.gr
Ticket prices
Lower tiers €100, €85, €65, €55, €45
Upper tiers €30 / Children, students €15

HERODES ATTICUS ODEON
July 23, 24, 28 2010 (3 performances)
The performances begin at 21.00

source: national opera.gr

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