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NATIONAL THEATRE OF NORTHERN GREECE

Alexander the Great. Rock Opera by Constantine Athirides
In English with Greek supertitles

A Production of the National Theatre of Northern Greece

Music / Orchestration: Constantine Athirides
Libretto: Alexandra Charanis
Directors: Yannis Vouros, Constantine Athirides
Set Designer: Yannis Metzikov
Costume Designer: Ioanna Timotheadou
Choreography: Aspa Foutsi
Lighting Designer: Lefteris Pavlopoulos
Video Art: Stathis Mitsios
Conductor: Kostas Tzounis

Featuring:
Dimitris Tiktopoulos, Thomas Vliagoftis, Hariklia Hatzisavidou, Georgia Velivassaki, Thodoris Voutsikakis, Roula Manisanou, Nikias Fondaras

“The story begins in Samothraki, a year before the birth of Alexander, where during the Kaviria mysteries his mother –Olympias– and the King of Macedonia, Philippos, meet for the very first time, and concludes in the death of Alexander the Great in Babylon after 34 years. But who was the real man that changed history and affected the culture million of people? How many things do we know about his life? The opera aims at bringing us closer to the magic, the dream and the human nature of Alexander through contemporary sound and music.” Constantine Athirides

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