ALL OF GREECE, ONE CULTURE – Greek National Opera

Where: Various archaeological sites
When: September 2020
Why Go: Enjoy LIVE music amid Greece’s ancient ruins

The Greek National Opera (GNO) will present a series of events at some of Greece’s most breathtaking archaeological sites with an emphasis on Greek music – from the traditional to opera and classical repertoires.

Performances around Athens and Attica:

JULY 2020

Greek National Opera

The Chrysea Formix Ensemble will play at the Archaeological site of Sounio.

18 July, 8:30pm
Roman Agora – Anita Tachvelishvili in Recital

21 July, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
Byzantine & Christian Museum – Athens Dance solos 

22 July, 7:30pm
Archaeological site of Plato’s Academy – GNO Chorus Concert 

23 July, 7:30pm
Sanctuary of Poseidon, Cape Sounion, Ancient Greek Music Concert with the Chrysea Formix ensemble  

29 July, 8:30pm
Thiseio, Anniversary concert for Mikis Theodorakis’ 95th birthday 



Apaches of Athens Greek National Opera

The Apaches of Athens was the first film with speech and sound made in Greece.

2 September, 8:30pm
Fortress of Palamidi, Nafplion, Recital of works by Mikis Theodorakis

3 September, 7:30pm
Fortress of Palamidi, Nafplion, GNO Soloists Gala 

12 September, 8:30pm
Former Royal Estate of Tatoi, The Apaches of Athens

15 September, 8:30pm
National Archaeological Museum, The Apaches of Athens

15 September, 2:00pm, 3:00pm & 4:00pm
National Archaeological Museum, Dance solos


Why Athens Tips:

All events are free to the public, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Sports. Spectators may only need to pay an entrance fee to the archaeological sites and museums, where required.

Some performances provide limited reserved seating and pre-registration is essential. Please check the event information above within two weeks of the performance date for any pre-registration requirements.


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