A grand gala, with top opera moments from works by Verdi, Bizet, Giordano and Mascagni, will be presented at the Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall, on Monday, July 23, at 9pm.
The grand musical evening, organized by MidAm International, founded by Greek-American conductor Peter (Panagiotis) Tiboris, will present an international group of singers and musicians in the finest moments of the operatic repertoire: Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino, Rigoletto, Nabucco, Tosca, Carmen, Les pêcheurs de perles, Turandot, and La traviata.
The international cast consists of three famous soloists – soprano Eilana Lappalainen, tenor Gian Luca Pasolini and bass barbarian Carry Perrson – and more than 300 choirs from the United States and Greece.
The Opera Gala will feature the Warsaw Pan-European Philharmonia (conductor: Peter Tiboris, guest conductor: Giovanni Pacor, chorus master: David R. Thye), which will.perform in Athens for the first time.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a communication sponsor of the Opera Gala.