The Greek National Opera has teamed up with Nacho Duato, artistic director of the Berlin State Ballet, to present the acclaimed Spanish choreographer's ballet "Herrumbre" (Rust) at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. For Duato, the starting point for this ballet was a photograph of prisoners at the notorious US detention camp of Guantanamo in Cuba, which moved him to comm
The ballet "Three Musketeers," performed by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet (IDOB), will be staged in Istanbul for the first time.
It took three-and-a-half months for conductor and composer Bujor Hoinic to start the production of the opera "Troy" from scratch and complete it. "Troy" is gearing up to become one of the most important productions of Turkey's State Opera and Ballet (DOB) this year.
In "New Piece 1: Since She," at the Onassis Cultural Center, acclaimed Greek choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou pays tribute to Pina Bausch nine years after her death, with a series of wonderful tableux vivants referencing landmark works by the German dance legend, accompanied by music by Verdi, Mahler, Wagner, Prokofiev and Tom Waits.
The Mairivi puppet theater workshop is hosting a permanent exhibition of puppets that has been put together by final-year students at Panteion University's Department of Communications, Media & Culture. The aim of the show is to challenge stereotypes concerning prevailing perceptions about puppet theater, and particularly the notion that is it intended only for children.