“Island Escapes - Syros,” Travel + Leisure, February 2019

“Discover Syros,” Blue Magazine, Aegean Airlines, Issue 58

Blue Star Ferries


The 17th Annual International Festival of the Aegean

July 9–26, 2023

Eilana Lappalainen
General & Artistic Director

Tickets will go on sale in the up-coming months through ticketservices.gr

A Peek at the New Summer Season:

FESTIVAL KICK-OFF &
BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION

July 14, 2022 (19:30)

Della Grazia City Hall Gardens (Έπαυλη Τσιροπινά)
French Opera Aria's by the Greek Opera Studio
Director: Eilana Lappalainen
Pianist: Manolis Papasifakis
French Choral Music by the Paris Children's Choir
Director: Francis Bardot

FESTIVAL PREMIERE OPERA GALA
"Tribute to Peter Tiboris"

July 15, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Greek & International soloists
Pianist: Manolis Papasifakis
Choruses: Paris Children's Choir,
American visiting Choirs
Choir from the island of Syros

GRAND CHORAL CONCERT

July 16, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Cal Poly Choirs / California, USA
Director, Scott Glysson
Yellow Rose Singers / San Antonio Texas, USA
Director, Gary Mabry
Tulsa Choral, Oklahoma, USA
Director, Tim Sharp
Paris Children's Choir / FRANCE
Director, Francis Bardot
Syros Children's Choir / GREECE
Director, Nikos Roussos

CLASSICAL CHAMBER CONCERT DUO
VIOLIN & PIANO

July 17, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Jenia Manoussaki, piano
Salva Tokarev, violin

ISRAELI & GREEK MUSIC "ACROSS THE SEA"

July 19, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Israeli-Canadian Soprano, Sharon Azrieli
Pianist, Marios Kazas
Greek Soprano, Aikaterini Krassa
Pianist, Spyros Souladakis

ATHENS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

July 20, 2022 (20:30)

BAROQUE MUSIC
Apollo Theater

DON CARLO by VERDI

July 21 & 23, 2022 (20:30)

Semi-staged production
Apollo Theater
International Artists: Keith Ikaia-Purdy,
Eilana Lappalainen, Alin Anca, Antonela Barnat, Cesare Kwon,
Nikos Karagiaouris, Virginia Mims, Vasko Zdravkov
Pianist/Conductor: Wolfgang Kluge, Germany
Pianist/Synthesizer: Marios Kazas, Greece

A GERSHWIN EVENING OF SONG & HIS LIFE

July 24, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Pianist, Alexander Frey
Featured Soloists:
Soprano, Eilana Lappalainen
Baritone, Sean Gac Guerrier

CHILDREN'S LA BOHEME by PUCCINI

July 25, 2022 (11:00)

Apollo Theater
Featuring Greek Opera Studio soloists
& the Paris Children's choir
Vocal guest Katheryn Wieckhorst
Stage director: Dirk Schattner, Hamburg Germany

LIEDERABEND

July 25, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Greek Opera Studio soloists
Pianist: Alexander Frey, Berlin Germany

KORNGOLD TRIBUTE

July 25, 2022 (21:30)

Apollo Theater
Pianist: Alexander Frey, Berlin Germany
including vocal guest artists

LA BOHEME by PUCCINI

July 26, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
Greek Opera Studio Soloists
Paris Children's Choir, France
Pianist/Conductor: Wolfgang Kluge, Germany
Stage Director: Dirk Schattner, Germany

THE GREEK OPERA STUDIO GALA

July 27, 2022 (20:30)

Apollo Theater
2022 Greek Opera Studio Participants
Pianists: Andrej Naunov, Spyros Souladakis