Roadshow 2019 - Greek National Opera i
Greek National Opera Roadshow 2019
The Greek National Opera presented the Roadshow Proagon* on the occasion of Thodoris Economou’s children’s musical Musica! Or the Battle of Sounds. The event took place in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.
In the context of the Roadshow, children and young people had the opportunity to get acquainted with the world of opera and the power of music, listening to the thoughts and ideas of the creators themselves, but also parts of the work. The eventwas presented in collaboration with the Youth Opera, an educational programme of the Greek National Opera, targeted at young artists who have completed their studies and are now making their first professional steps.
The programme started with an open panel discussion with the performance’s creative team moderated by Dr Nikos Xanthoulis. Marivita Grammatikaki, the librettist of Musica! Or the Battle of Sounds, the director Io Voulgaraki, the Youth Opera project coordinator Vangelis Hatzisimos and of course, the composer, Thodoris Economou were present to the panel discussion.
The discussion was followed by a concert by the musicians of the performance Musika! Or the Battle of Sounds, including:
Maria Alexandrou, Viola
Dimos Vlachos, Sax
Angeliki Vardaka, Cymbelina
Marinos Tarnanas, Maestro
Michalis Psyrras, Voncello
Yiannis Tsanakaliotis, Piano
Discover other stories
Fondazione Teatro alla Scala
26 June 2018
Milan / Italy
On June 26th, our Platform Member Teatro alla Scala presented the FEDORA Platform and joined forces with the Claudio Abbado Foundation to celebrate the 85th birthday of the late Maestro remembering his role in the discovery of a long forgotten repertoire...Read more
03 May 2019
Mannheim / Germany
"The opera is a beautiful tower - but unfortunately without a staircase."
With this picture, the Mannheim opera dramaturgy describes the problem of an art form that is one of the most complex in our cultural landscape - and therefore usually attracts a theatrically experienced, educated, long-established audience. But how do newcomers get to the tower?
29 December 2019
Antwerp / Belgium
The first Roadshow of the year was organized by Muziektheater Transparant on the occasion of the Avant-première "Every Ending". An innovative music theatre performance, made by young emerging artists under the TRANSLAB label of Muziektheater Transparant.Read more