Musicians Delight Audience and Honor Maria Callas at Athens’ Olympia

The artists receive their well-deserved applause. (L-R) Katerina Ktona, Efi Minakoulis, Natassa Angelopoulou, and Maria Milolidakis. (Photo Courtesy of Olympia City Music Theater Maria Callas)

ATHENS – Not all commemorations of the memory of even charismatic and brilliant men and women become celebrations, but when the birthday of Maria Callas – called La Divina before her tragic death at 53 years of age in 1977 – is marked with musical presentations by gifted musicians, it is as festival, and as much a spiritual as a musical event because it is clear that La Divina continues to inspire artists of every generation.

On November 22 the people …

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