Athens Festival 2012
Athens Festival 2012 |



This week, don’t miss a daring reading of Sakellaridis’ masterful “The Godson” (O vaftistikos), the most popular Greek operetta, dusted off for a new generation of concert-goers by the experienced director Vassilis Papavasileiou and the award-winning music director Giorgos Petrou.

Furthermore, over the next 10 days, there are many interesting performances to attend; advance booking opens as well for two events at Epidaurus.

Info and reservation: / +30 210 3272000.

This week’s performances

© Marc Domage

Alain Buffard

Tout va bien

29 – 30 June, 21:00 Peiraios 260, Building H


© Charis Akriviadis

Τheophrastos Sakellaridis, The Godson

3-4 July, Megaron, 21:00 The Athens Concert Hall, The Alexandra Trianti Hall



Athens State Orchestra

Stefanos Tsialis

5 July, 21:00 Odeon of Herodes Atticus


© Giannis Vastardis


Sophocles, Oedipus Rex

6-7 July, 21:00 Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus


© Elisavet Moraki

ZITA Dance Company – Iris Karayan


7-8 July, 21:00 Peiraios 260, Building E


© Charis Akriviadis

A tribute to Domna Samiou

8 July, 21:00 Odeon of Herodes Atticus


Advance booking / This week, advance booking begins for the following performances

Neos Kosmos Theatre – Vaggelis Theodoropoulos

Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae

27-28 July, 21:00 Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

Details | Advance booking begins: 6 July

© Vassilis Mathioudakis

Projector Theatre Group

Epidaurus – A Documentary

27-28 July, 21:30 Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus

Details | Advance booking begins: 6 July

Parallel event
Conference “Opera and politics”

In conjunction with the production of the opera Yasou Aida! at the Athens Festival, the music theatre company “The Beggars’ Operas” and the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation are organizing a conference on the subject “Opera and Politics”.

30 June – 1 July Michael Cacoyannis Foundation


Free entrance 

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