"Tosca" Giacomo Puccini

From 26 July to 31 July 2020 · Athens

Venue Details

Plaka - Akropoli

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Dionysioy Areopagitoy

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all performance dates are subject to change

The emblematic masterpiece of verismo, one of the most popular operas in the history of lyric theatre, Giacomo Puccini’s fascinating Tosca, returns to the Greek National Opera for four performances at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, as part of the Athens Festival. The impressive production, directed and with sets and costumes by the internationally acclaimed Argentinian director Ugo de Ana, received its highly successful GNO premiere in summer 2012. An enrapturing, dramatic and absolutely consistent with the spirit of the composer Tosca, with spectacular sets and costumes. The title role will be interpreted by two celebrated sopranos. In the first cast, Anna Pirozzi, after her triumphant appearances –among others– in Salzburg, the MET, La Scala, Berlin, Verona, London, Paris, Madrid, comes to also win over the Greek audience, and in the second cast, the Greek audience’s favourite, Cellia Costea. In the role of Scarpia, the renowned Greek baritone, Dimitri Platanias.

Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Director, sets, costumes: Hugo de Ana
Video projection design: Ideogamma S.R.L. - Sergio Metalli
Lighting: t.b.a.
Chorus master: Agathangelos Georgakatos
Children's chorus mistress: Konstantina Pitsiakou

Floria Tosca: Anna Pirozzi (26, 29/7) - Cellia Costea (28, 31/7)
Mario Cavaradossi: Riccardo Massi (26, 29/7) - Giorgio Berrugi (28, 31/7)
Baron Scarpia: Dimitri Platanias (26, 29/7) - Ambrogio Maestri (28, 31/7)
Cesare Angelotti: Tassos Apostolou
Sacristan: Dimitris Kassioumis
Sciarrone: Dionisos Tsantinis
A shepherd: t.b.a.
Gaoler: Georgios Papadimitriou
Spoletta: Nicholas Stefanou

With the GNO Orchestra, Chorus, Soloists and Children's Chorus as part of its educational mission

As part of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2020. Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi. Director: Hugo de Ana. The title role will be interpreted by two celebrated sopranos, Anna Pirozzi and Cellia Costea.

Ticket Details

Ticket prices: 15€, 25€, 45€, 55€, 60€, 85€, 100€
Students, children: 15€


From 26 July to 31 July 2020

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