The Greek National Opera (GNO) announced that its Artistic Director Giorgos Koumendakis has been renewed for three additional years, from 2023-2026.

Giorgos Koumendakis was appointed Artistic Director of the Greek National Opera in February 2017 and is now the first Artistic Director in the organization’s history to serve for a third consecutive term.

Koumendakis was born in Rethymno, Greece in 1959 and is considered one of the country’s most gifted and versatile composers.  In addition to his numerous pieces of symphonic and chamber music, a large part of his artistic career has been devoted to composing music for theater, cinema, dance, and opera.


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