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YASOU AIDA! / 2012

> Karolos Koun Ηonourable Μention – Greek Play (Association of Greek Theatre and Music Critics)
> ATHENS VOICE Audience Αward – Best Foreign Production

A Greek-German friendship meeting after Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida" (1871)
Commissioned by the Neuköllner Oper, Berlin

By Dimitris Dimopoulos, Alexandros Efklidis & Kharálampos Goyós
Instrumentation:
Roles: Elpida (sop), Rainer Mess (ten), Anna Riche (mez), Emmanouil (Manos) Stavrou (bar), Krista (sop), The Boss (bass), sop, alt, ten, bass
Orchestra: fl/sax[alt]/mel/rec, harm/mel, pf/mel, vc/bouz, vc/rec
Duration: 2h

Plot: The doomed romance of a Greek ECB intern and a reformed German eurocrat during the Greek financial crisis.

First production: January 19–February 26, 2012, Neuköllner Oper, Berlin / 23 performances
Musical direction: Kharálampos Goyós / Hans-Peter Kirchberg / Lam Tran Dinh
Stage direction: Alexandros Efklidis
Cast: Lydía Zervanos / Elpiniki Zervou (Elpida/sop), Fabian Martino / Alexander Sascha Nikolić (Rainer Mess/ten), Şirin Kılıç / Anna Warnecke (Anna Riche/alt), Arkadios Rakopoulos / Vassilis Tsanaktsidis (Manos Stavrou/bass), Mária Devitzaki (Krista), Michael Brieske (The Boss)

Further performances:

> March 9–13, 2012, Thessaloniki Concert Hall / 4 performances
Musical direction: Kharálampos Goyós

> June 29–July 1, 2012, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens Festival / 3 performances
Musical direction: Kharálampos Goyós

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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yasouaida1
Neuköllner Oper / 2012
Photo by Luca Abbiento

yasouaida2
Neuköllner Oper / 2012
Photo by Luca Abbiento

yasouaida3
Neuköllner Oper / 2012
Photo by Luca Abbiento