The choreography by Thiago Bordin is based on the classic original choreography by Marius Petipa, first appearing in 1869 at the Bolshoi. On for 7 performances - between 26 November and 31 December, 2022 - inside the Greek National Opera’s Stavros Niarchos Hall at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), the work is conducted by Stathis Soulis.
For the creation of this new Don Quixote production, GNO Ballet Director Konstantinos Rigos sought out and selected artists of global renown: the choreographer Thiago Bordin to revive the classic original choreography by Petipa, internationally acclaimed Greek set designer George Souglides for the sets, and celebrated Hellenic fashion designer Mary Katrantzou for the costumes. Working alongside them are the animator Eirini Vianelli, and lighting designer Christos Tziogkas. With the Orchestra, Principal Dancers, Soloists, Demi-Soloists, and Corps de ballet of the Greek National Opera.
This production is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to enhance the GNO’s artistic outreach.
*The four final performances will see GNO Dancer Marta Rivero de Miranda (23/12) and the guest dancer Ana Sophia Scheller (24, 30, 31/12), in the role of Kitri. In the role of Basilio, the guest dancer Gustavo Carvalho.
SATURDAY 24/12/2022 AT 19:00
FRIDAY 30/12/2022 AT 19:30
SATURDAY 31/12/2022 AT 18:30