May 2, 2022
Greek National Opera to Present Premiere of a New Production Of Verdi’s "Rigoletto" at the Athens Epidaurus Festival June 2, 5, 8, 11
Katerina Evangelatos
Katerina Evangelatos
Dimitris Vasdekis

New production directed by Festival Artistic Director, Katerina Evangelatos, to be performed outdoors at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Tickets available now from GNO & Athens Festival Box Offices,

ATHENS, GREECE (May 2, 2022) — The Greek National Opera (GNO) will present four performances of a new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto as part of the Athens Epidaurus Festival on June 2, 5, 8 and 11. The performances will take place at the 4,680-seat Odeon of Herodes Atticus located at the foot of the Acropolis. The production is directed by the Festival’s Artistic Director, Katerina Evangelatos, and conducted by Lukas Karytinos, the Artistic Director of the Athens State Orchestra. The wholly Greek cast features acclaimed soloists Dimitris Tiliakos, Christina Poulitsi, Dimitris Paksoglou, Petros Magoulas, and Mary-Ellen Nesi. Tickets are available now from the GNO Box Office at the SNFCC and Athens Festival Box Offices, and online via and The production is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) [] to enhance the Greek National Opera’s artistic outreach.



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