The Athens Philharmonia Orchestra (APhO) made this season’s grand opening with Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Aida”. This was an international collaboration of the APhO with the Opera Classica Europa from Germany, the Opera Constanza from Romania and the “Hellenic Opera Corporation”. Two stage performances took place in the Petra Thater (Petroupolis) on Friday, September 13 and in the Veakeion Theater (Piraeus) on Saturday, 14 September 2019.
Soloists: Philippos Modinos (Radames), Kassandra Dimopoulou (Amneris), Yamel Domort (Aida), Bartozs Onufry Urbanowicz (Ramfis), Jaime Eduardo Pialli (Amonasro), Jenny Drivala (Sacerdotessa) and Nikolaos Karagiaouris (Il Re).
Choirs: Athens Youth Academia Choir, Mixed Choir of National Conservatory, Chorus Nova and Melodoi Choir of N. Smyrni.
Director: Michael Vaccaro
Choreographer: Thalia-Mari Papadopoulou
Conductor: Byron Fidetzis