Madama Butterfly at Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Greek National Opera |

Madama Butterfly, this masterpiece of the operatic repertory by Giacomo Puccini, will be staged on four nights, in a new production at the Herod Atticus Theatre.
The opera is directed by the acclaimed Argentinean director Hugo de Ana. The story of the tragic love affair between the 15-year-old geisha Cio-Cio San and B. F. Pinkerton, an officer of the American Navy, unfolds on the stage in a grand production with impressive sets and a cast of internationally renowned artists that includes a plethora of great Greek and foreign performers. The performances will be conducted by the GNO’s Artistic Director, Myron Michailidis.

Conductor: Myron Michailidis
Director – Sets – Costumes: Hugo de Ana

27, 28, 30, 31 July 2013

Starts at 21.00

Projection designs: Sergio Metalli – Ideogamma
Lighting Vinicio Cheli
Movement: Leda Lojodice
Chorus master: Agathangelos Georgakatos
Libretto translation: Maria Mourkoussi

Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly): Maria Luigia Borsi (27, 30/7)
Cellia Costea (28-31/7)
Suzuki, Cio-Cio-San’s maid: Olesya Petrova 
Kate, Pinkerton’s wife: Marissia Papalexiou
Pinkerton, Lieutenant in the United States Navy: Walter Fraccaro (27, 30/7)
Luciano Ganci (28, 31/7)
Sharpless, United States consul at Nagasaki: Dimitri Platanias (27, 30/7)
Dionyssis Sourbis (28, 31/7)
Goro, a marriage broker: Charalambos Alexandropoulos
Yamadori: Charalambos Velissarios
Bonze, Cio-Cio-San’s uncle: Tassos Apostolou 
Yakuside: Petros Salatas
Imperial commissioner: Pavlos Sampsakis 
Official registrar: Sotiris Kolydas
Cio-Cio-San’s mother: Amalia Avloniti 
Aunt: Vaya Kofou
Cousin: Fotini Chatzidaki 
Dolore, Cio-Cio-San’s child: tba 

With the participation of the Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists of the GNO 

Ticket sales

Olympia Theatre Box Office
210 3662 100

Greek Festival Box Office 
210 3272 000


Ticket Prices

€25, 45, 55, 60, 85, 100, Children & Students €15

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