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EL GRECO – last rehearsals…

The preparation for the Premiere of “El Greco” – a new Greek Opera by George Hatzinasios at 19 and 20 of May – is gradually reaching the final phase. We are now connecting all the elements: music, singing, dance, drama, lights, scenery etc..

Last rehearsals with the Orchestra – we are working on the harmonies, dynamics, tempi – creating the base for the singers and the dancers..

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Theofilos Ioannidis slowly starts to believe that we are in the right character and using proper articulation 🙂 Thank you 😉

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In the meantime at the Theatre, the Stage and Drama will be ready. Vasilis Anastasiou – Stage Director is leaving the building just for a few hours during the day and night! How can a creative work proceed without sleep and proper rest?.. – it is only his secret..

He is responsible for (almost) everything – personally checking every details of the scenery, lights, requisite etc..

Direttore_2On the stage the last scenes – trying out the most fitting expressions… (Dario Di Vietri “El Greco”, Silvia Dalla Benetta “Sofia” and Sotiris Triantis “Peter”)

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… end appropriate gestures …

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Paul Zachariades “Icarus”

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Today’s Birthday-child – Dario Di Vietri with Maria Thomopoulou – reggie assistant and choreographer

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Partners are watching very carefully what is happening on the stage – always ready for more or less “helpful” comments .. 😉

Here Omar Kamata “Tiziano”, Carlo Torriani “Molino”, Theofilos Ioannidis “Kalogeros”, Benjamin Chatzikoumparoglou (our pianist) and Silvia Dalla Benetta “Sofia” (checking the latest social-media-comments.. 😉 )

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Eugene Gunko “Inquisitore” found the right spot to seat..

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… just next to ballet ensemble during warm-up …

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The orchestra pit is ready as well…

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George Hatzinasios is watching all of this with great calmness and good spirit – he knows that he composed a great Opera – we know it too!!

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By the way – there are some articles in the official Greek media about the “El Greco”

NEWS 247 click here

and Video by Antenna click here

Click for more official information in English language

Click for more official information in German language

Click for Tickets

To be continued.. 🙂

Dariusz

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“EL GRECO” – meeting the Theatre

“El Greco” moved to the Theatre – wonderful renovated renaissance style building in Piraeus

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For Dario Di Vietri (El Greco – tenor) already a second Home 🙂

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We are so excited.. and maybe (just at the beginning) a bit lost.. but it is, I think, natural.. – such an impressive place will leave everybody dazzled …

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… what to do? where to go? when? why? – he has the answers for all questions – Vasilis Anastasiou – the Stage Director 🙂

Direttore_TheatreAngelos Karaindros (Production Director) and George Hatzinasios (Composer) are examining all the details – stage, light, rhythm, musical phrase etc..

Stage_Director_HatzinasiosThe spirit of Art and creativity is everywhere – optimism and humor as well 🙂 – here with Carlo Torriani (Governor Molino)

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Harris Andrianos (Manolis) –

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Dario Di Vietri, Eugene Gunko (Grand Inquisitor), Carlo Torriani

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and of course our passionate choreographer – Maria Thomopoulou 🙂

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… during creating a scene with Dario and Silvia Della Benetta (Sofia)

– in the second plan Christos Priftis (Painter) and Sotiris Triantis (Peter)

On the stage

Sometimes (not very often…) the stage Director is giving us a 3 minutes break – a fantastic opportunity for our great pianist, Benjamin Chatzikoumparoglou to play with his favorite toy…

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My small work-place and.. important tools..

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All of this is essential for the creation of an Opera, Theatre and drama..

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Click for more official informations in English language

Click for more official informations in German language

Click for Tickets

To be continued.. 🙂

Dariusz

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