Maria Callas: The myth lives on | Exhibition

Athens, Greece

B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music

Stops

20

Stories

27

Distance

Indoor

Duration

50min

Audio

No

Description

Maria Callas: The Myth Lives on Tour is a fascinating indoor self-guided audio walking tour in B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation exhibition about famous Greek soprano Maria Callas. Take your tour now and enjoy it instantly on your smartphone device.

The exhibition is a tribute to the most famous Greek woman of the modern era, who left us forty years ago prior to her time, the B&M Theocharakis Foundation presents a unique exhibition with more than two hundred personal belongings of Maria Callas, theater costumes, dresses, furniture, jewellery, letters from relatives, friends, artists, and more.

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By clicking "Add to cart", you are purchasing this tour in English. This tour is also available in the following languages: Ελληνικά.

Highlights

  • Callas’ first autograph

    1. Callas’ first autograph

    This photo of the 15 year-old Callas has been dedicated to her first teacher in Greece, Maria Trivella.
  • Pair of earrings with matching necklace

    2. Pair of earrings with matching necklace

    It was worn by Callas in various photographs taken on Tragonissi, the private island of Greek ship-owner Perry Embiricos –in the Petalioi Islands complex– where she stayed in the summer of 1970.
  • Oil portrait of Callas by Vandini

    3. Oil portrait of Callas by Vandini

    This painting was the first portrait –of the 7–8 Callas owned– to hang in her Milan home, and it hung in all her subsequent homes as well. The artist may have consulted the accompanying artistic photograph of her.

Featured stories

B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music

The B&M Theoharakis Foundation has as its basic interest the fine arts and music in Greece and worldwide, by focusing on the emergence and evolution of the modern in the 20th and 21st century.

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Details

Address B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music
Starting point 9 Vas. Sofias & 1 Merlin, Athens

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.