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UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

ROLE OF KUPAVA IN RIMSKY-KORSAKOV’S OPERA THE SNOWMAIDEN| Director Christopher Cowell | Conductor Charles Peebles | Presented by University College Opera – UCO | Bloomsbury Theatre, London | 24, 26, 28, 29 March 2014

ORCHESTRAL CONCERT WITH THE CYPRUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | Conductor Yiorgos Kountouris | Haydn’s Scena di Berenice & Elettra’s aria ‘D’Oreste, d’Ajace’ from Mozart’s opera Idomeneo | Markideion Theatre, Pafos & Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia | 30 April & 02 May 2014

SINGING RECITAL AT MEGARON, THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL | Pianist Elena Mouzalas | Works by Manolis Kalomiris on poetry by Odysseas Elytis & by Constantinos Stylianou on poetry by Vassilis Koumis | Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall | 06 May 2014

ROLE OF GIORGETTA IN PUCCINI’S OPERA IL TABARRO| Opera Studio Skull of Yorick Productions | Soloists Philip Dennis Modinos, Giannis Nakos, Maria Karamouza | Director Dionysis Zafirides | Costumes/Installation Kostas Skipitaris| ΦΙΞ in art, Thessaloniki | 25, 26 June 2014

Katerina performs Jazz! in aid of PASYKAF| Soprano Katerina Mina, Piano Yiannis Hadjiloizou, Saxophone Charis Ioannou, Double Bass Irenaeos Koullouras | Music by M. Hadjidakis, S. Xarchakos, M. Theodorakis, S.Peristeris, M.Tokas, S. Tzouanakos, G. Gershwin, K. Weill, B. Howard, G. Bizet, C. Porter | Skali Aglatzias, Nicosia | 18 July 2014

ΤΟΜΗ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΑΣ: ΤΟ ΠΝΕΥΜΑ ΚΑΙ ΣΤΟ ΧΩΜΑ ΛΑΜΠΕΙ| Music by Composer Alexandros Hahalis| Soprano Katerina Mina, Baritone Nikolaos Karagiaouris| Memorial tribute concert for the 3,500 fallen dead, 1,600 missing and 200,000 refugees after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 | Pernera Protatas, Cyprus | 18 August 2014

STARMUS FESTIVAL 2014 | Space Legends: A Tribute to Neil Armstrong and Alexei Leonov | The Music of Spheres: Special Programme and performance by Rick Wakeman, Alexandros Hahalis and Katerina Mina | Auditorio di Tenerife |
27 September 2014

ΓΙΑ ΤΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΟΠΟΥΛΑ…’ | BENEFIZKONZERT zugusten der Sozialklinik ‘ELLINIKO in Athen | Soprano Katerina Mina, Pianist Elena Mouzalas | Music by Manolis Kalomiris, Gustav Mahler and Mikis Theodorakis | Organised by oncoLogic & arts and ‘Förder- und Freundeskreis Elliniko’ | Lichtwarksaal Hamburg | 28 October 2014

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CYPRIOTS IN THE UK | 40th Anniversary Music Concert | Soprano Katerina Mina, Pianists Marios Papadopoulos & Christodoulos Georgiades, Father Joseph Paliouras with his Greek Orthodox Byzantine Choir | Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in London | 25 November 2014

KATERINA SINGS JAZZ! | Christmas Jazz Show with soprano Katerina Mina and her Jazz Quartet | Piano Yiannis Hadjiloizou, Saxophone Charis Ioannou, Double Bass Irenaeos Koullouras | Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia | 13 December 2014

ENGAGEMENTS 2013

IN BUSINESS MAGAZINE AWARDS CEREMONY| Guest Performance by Soprano Katerina Mina | Pianist Yiannis Hadjiloizou | Organised by IMH and DIAS PUBLISHING GROUP | Hilton Park Nicosia | 17 January 2013

HELLENIC ENGINEERS SOCIETY ANNUAL DINNER & DANCE | Guest Performance by Soprano Katerina Mina, Tenor Shaun Dixon & Pianist Craig White | The Dorchester London | 02 February 2013

Wasserspiegelungen (Water Reflections)| Music by Roman Kariolou, Claude Debussy, Clara Schumann, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Constantinos Stylianou & Kurt Weill | Pianist Constantinos Athanasakos | Zyprische Miniaturen | Series of concerts organised by the Cultural Office of the Cyprus Embassy in Berlin | Konzerthaus Berlin, Musikclub | 02 March 2013

Opera Gala Classics in aid of Alkionides UK| Soprano Katerina Mina, Mezzo Soprano Kate Howden, Tenor Iain Milne, Baritone Alex Otterburn| Pianist Philip Voldman | DJ Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music | 13 April 2013

Opera Gala Concert | The City of Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Nikos Athinaios | Thessaloniki Concert Hall | 17 May 2013

Katerina performs Jazz! within the celebrations of the 100 Years from the Liberation of the City of Kilkis| Soprano Katerina Mina, Piano Yiannis Hadjiloizou, Saxophone Charis Ioannou, Double Bass Irenaeos Koullouras | Music by M. Hadjidakis, S. Xarchakos, M. Theodorakis, S.Peristeris, M.Tokas, S. Tzouanakos, G. Gershwin, K. Weill, B. Howard, G. Bizet, C. Porter |
Theatre Lofou | City of Kilkis – Greece | 28 August 2013

Constantin Stanislavski Concerts to celebrate his 150th Birth Anniversary! | Soprano Katerina Mina | Russian & Italian Opera Singers | Sergiev Posad Orchestra | Russian Ballet Dancers | Organised by IPCES & Latsia Municipality | Latsia Municipal Theatre Nicosia | 4-5 October 2013

Singing Recital with works by Manolis Kalomiris & Constantinos Stylianou| Poetry by Kostis Palamas & Vassilis Koumis| Athens Concert Hall, Megaron | 13 November 2013 (rescheduled for 14 March 2014)

PAST ENGAGEMENTS

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!! with Pianist Yiannis Hadjiloizou | The Cyprus Academy of Music Classical Series | Opera, Jazz, Musicals, and More!! | Academy 32 Nicosia, www.academy32.com | 25 December 2012

Series of concerts with Pianist Elena Mouzalas | House of Representatives celebrations for the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU 2012 | Cyprus | September – December 2012

Classical Christmas Sessions Concert with Pianist Vicky Yannoula| Performance will run from 5.30-6pm at St. Pancras International, in the main arcade by Eurostar | 22 November 2012

Fund-raising concert organised by The Rotary Club of Nicosia-Aspelia| Pianist Yiannis Hadjiloizou | Pallas Auditorium Nicosia | 12 November 2012

Soprano role in Haydn’s Nelson Mass & Little Organ Mass | Conductor Alistair Auld | Shrewsbury Choral Society, www.shrewsburychoral.org.uk | Shrewsbury Abbey| 10 November 2012

Opera Masterclass| Soprano Lubov Stuchevskaya & Conductor Dmitri Jurowski | Tatiana’s Letter Scene from Onegin | Pushkin House London | 20 October 2012

Cyprus-Russia Gala Concert | Pianist Olga Balakleets | In aid of Radiomarathon Foundation for Children with Special Needs | Organised by Ensemble Productions Ltd | Presidential Palace Gardens Cyprus | 8 September 2012

Title role in Francis POULENC’S Opera La Voix Humaine| Grimeborn Festival 2012 | Soprano Katerina Mina | Pianist Jean-Yves Cornet | Scenic Elements, Miguel Guzman | Director Ilan Reichel | © Ed. Ricordi S.A. | Venue: Arcola Theatre, London | 31 August, 1 September 2012

Recording of Alexandra Sakali’s songs with Pianist/Conductor Marios Papadopoulos | Part of a recording of the complete works of Alaxandra Sakalis | London

British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce & The British Embassy in Athens Concert | Pianist Dionysis Mallouhos | The Residence of the British Embassy in Athens

A Night at the Movies | Award-winning composer Roman Kariolou | Members of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra | The concert is organised by Strovolos Municipality| Strovolos Municipal Theatre | Dec 2011

Songs by composer Constantinos Stylianou on poetry by Vassilis Koumis| Concert is part of a Book Exhibition by author Vassilis Koumis | Pianist Elena Mouzalas| Edition Synergie | The French Institute, Athens | Dec 2011

‘Cinema Paradiso-Music from the Movies’ | Composer-Pianist Roman Kariolou | Cyprus Cultural Foundation | Nov 2011

Alkionides UK Fundraising Concert | Pianist Christodoulos Georgiades | Guest Baritone Alex Otterburn | Rosslyn Hill Chapel Hampstead | Oct 2011

Radiomarathon 2011| TV live performance | RIK Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation | Oct 2011

‘Cinema Paradiso-Music from the Movies’ | Composer-Pianist Roman Kariolou | London Hellenic Centre | The event is organised by the Cultural Department of the Cyprus High Commission in London | Oct 2011

Concert of Neapolitan Songs | Pianist Yiannis Hadjiloizou | Cyprus Academy of Music | Sept 2011

Title role in Sakellaridi’s Greek Operetta Vaftistikos| Conductor Giorgos Aravides | Cyprus Symphony Orchestra | Soloists from the Greek National Opera | KYPRIA International Music Festival | Sept 11

David Fanshawe’s African Sanctus ; Lord Williams’s Festival Chorus; Conductor John Gibbons; Thame Leisure Centre
July 2011

Mozart’s Coronation Mass; Polish Chamber Orchestra in London & Coro Dell’ Angelo; Conductor Violetta Gawara; Our Lady Mother of the Church Ealing – London June 2011

Charity concert in aid of Alkionides UK; Pianist/Composer Christodoulos Georgiades; programme to include songs by Ravel, Georgiades, Poulenc, Hadjidakis, and operatic arias; Pallas Auditorium Nicosia May 2011

International Music Festival ‘L’Eure Poetique et Musicale’; Pianist Elena Mouzalas; programme to include operatic arias and lieder by Schumann and Mahler; L’Eglise Notre-Dame D’Illiers-L’Eveque; Normandie/France; www.festivaleure.com
May 2011

Rossini’s Stabat Mater; The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and the Chorus of ERT; Conductor Lukas Karytinos; Elena Belfiore (mezzo-soprano), Daniele Zanfardino (tenor), Constantinos Yiannoudes (bass); Strovolos Municipal Theatre April 2011

Haydn’s Creation; The Manama Singers and Bahrain Symphonia; Conductor Mike Natzke; Bahrain Conference Centre 25 March 11 Postponed to Spring 2012

Film Music Concert at pre-Oscar’s event; Composer/Pianist Roman Kariolou; repertoire to include music by Roman Kariolou and Ennio Morricone; Londa in Limassol February 2011

Donna Elvira it Don Giovanni; Bahrain Symphonia; Producer/Director Oliver Alexandre; Conductor Orlando Jopling; Bahrain Conference Centre Jan 2011

2010

Verdi’s Requiem; The Royal Orchestral Society and The London Chorus; Conductor Orlando Jopling; Violetta Gawara (contralto), Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts (tenor), Matthew Hargreaves (Bass); St John’s Smith Square, London 05 December 10

‘Schumann and Chopin: Bicentennial Celebration Concert’ – Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben and Chopin’s song cycle op.74; Pianist Elena Mouzalas; Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall 27 November 10

‘Schumann and Chopin: Bicentennial Celebration Concert’ – Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben and Chopin’s song cycle op.74; Pianist Elena Mouzalas; Cyprus Cultural Foundation 23 November 10

EKON Festival – ‘Lux Aeterna’ for String Ensemble, Soprano and Pianist; I Maestri Orchestra; Conductor Anastasios Strikos; Pianist Vicky Yannoula; programme to include works by contemporary Greek composers Alkis Baltas, Philippos Tsalahouris, Manolis Kalomiris and Mikis Theodorakis; Riverside Studios London
20 November 10

‘Schumann and Chopin: Bicentennial Celebration Concert’ – Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben and Chopin’s song cycle op.74; Pianist Elena Mouzalas; London Hellenic Centre 09 November 10

Soprano Solo; ‘Tribute to Kyriakos Matsis – Concert in Honour’; Composer/Conductor Michalis Christodoulides and the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra; Strovolos Municipal Theatre 02 November 10

Guest Artist at DJ Ritu’s BBC London Radio show ‘A World In London’; live on 94.9 FM every Saturday from 8-10pm 23 October 10

Republic of Cyprus 50th Independence Anniversary Emblematic Celebrations; Soloist at the Grand Finale of the Celebrations; Composer Roman Kariolou; Artistic Director Andy Bargilly. The Event, to be attended by President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias, will involve musical, dancetheatre in combination with multimedia projection presentations and also incorporate a political dimension; Eleftheria Stadium in Nicosia 01 October 10

Professional recording at ‘Smecky Music Studio’ in Prague; Composer Roman Kariolou; Conductor Enrique Ugarte; The City of Prague Philarmonic Orchestra
17-19 September 10

Opera Gala Concert performing Alice Ford from Falstaff; The Welsh Sinfonia; Conductor Carl Penlington-Williams; Director Keith Cheetham; Porthcawl Pavilion 28 August 10

MASTERCLASS WITH JOHN FISHER performing Violetta’s aria ‘Sempre Libera’ from La Traviata; All Saints Church in Porthcawl, Wales 22 August 10

International Summer Opera Course ‘Can You Sing Opera’ at the seaside town of Porthcawl in South Wales from 20 – 29 August 10

Opera Pops Summer Concert with the Wakefield Youth Symphony Orchestra; Conductor James Cunningham; programme to include arias from Norma, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Madame Butterfly and Gianni Schicchi; Wakefield Cathedral 02 July 10

London Song Festival; Recital with Baritone Duncan Rock and Pianist Nigel Foster; the 2010 London Song Festival will be devoted to French Song; Church of St John Waterloo; www.londonsongfestival.org 14 June 10

Soprano Solo in Michael Tippett’s ‘Negro Spirituals’ and David Fanshawe’s ‘African Sanctus’; The Manama Singers Choir; Conductor Alistair Auld; Bahrain 11 June 10

Guest Artist at fundraising event organised by the Cyprus Red Cross (Nicosia Branch); the event consists of a fashion show with the latest creations of renowned Cypriot fashion designer Elena Antoniades; Private Residence in Nicosia 02 June 10

Recitals with Pianist Elena Mouzalas in aid of ‘Christina Apostolou Foundation’; Larnaca Municipal Theatre and Pafos Markideion Theatre 19, 20 May 10

World Culture Day Opera Gala; Musical Director/Conductor Wolfgang Schröder; programme to include arias from La Traviata, Le Nozze di Figaro, Norma, La Bohème, Carmen and Giuditta; Pallas Theatre Nicosia 17 May 10

Invited to participate in the judges panel of the ‘BBC Idol Singing Talent Show’; organised by the Leukaemia Society (UK) and hosted by the award winning legendary musical partnership MARTHA & EVE; Millfield Theatre London 02 May 10

Violetta it La traviata with European Chamber Opera; Musical Director Carl Penlington-Williams P Darren Royston; open-air production in Kuwait 22, 23 April 10

Wasserspiegelungen (Water Reflections) by Clara Schumann, Francis James Brown, Claude Debussy, Yiannis Constantinides, Kurt Weill and Constantinos Stylianou; within the celebrations of Zyprischer Frühling, organised by the Cultural Office of the Cyprus Embassy in Berlin; pianist Elena Mouzalas; Gasteig München 22 March 10

International Women’s Day Concert with CAMERATA EUROPAEA; Piano Trio and Soprano; MD Conductor Maria Makraki; works by Alma Mahler, Manuela Kerer and Violeta Dinescu; the concert is kindly supported by the Cultural Office of the Cyprus Embassy in Berlin; MusicClub of Konzerthaus Berlin 08 March 10

‘Requiem for Heroes’ by composer Andreas Charalambous for soprano, baritone, organ, chorus and symphony orchestra; Conductor Karolos Trikolides; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra 03 March 10

World-Premiere of song cycle ‘Of the Beautiful Kingdom – Part II’ for soprano, tenor and piano, by composer Constantinos Stylianou; Tenor Christian Zenker; Pianist Elena Mouzalas; Pallas Theatre Nicosia 29 January 10

OPERATIC EXPERIENCE

2009

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony; The Royal Orchestral Society; C Orlando Jopling; Anne Marie Gibbons (Contralto), Darren Abrahams (Tenor), James Cleverton (Bass); St. John’s Smith Square, London

Fiordiligi it Cosi Fan Tutte; C Carl Penlington-Williams P Darren Royston; European Chamber Opera; Royal Geographic Society London and Far East – Middle East Tour (refer to Images)

Title role fr La Voix Humaine by Poulenc; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra; C Orlando Jopling P Stuart Barker D Andy Bargilly; Queens Gate Terrace Concerts and at Kypria International Festival (refer to Audio, Reviews and Images)

Guest Artist at a concert with the Royal Orchestral Society; Tatiana’s letter scene from Eugene Onegin and Czardas from Die Fledermaus; C Orlando Jopling; St. John’s, Smith Square, London

Mimi it La Bohème; MD Carl Penlington-Williams P Stefan Paul Sanchez; European Chamber Opera; Sharjah Emirate of the United Arab Emirates; Qanat Al Qasba (refer to Reviews and Images)

Valentine’s Day Gala with tenor James Edwards; Tosca, Rusalka, Mimi, West Side Story Suite for Soprano and Tenor; Leicester Symphony Orchestra; C Roland Melia; De Montfort Hall Leicester (refer to Reviews)

Goodwood House Opera Gala with Karina Lucas, Stefan Sanchez and Telman Guzhevsky; MD Carl Penlington-Williams; European Chamber Opera

2008

Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall; Christos Pittas orchestral poem 1973 for soprano, symphony orchestra, chorus, and electronic sound track (premiere); poetry by Vassilis Vassilikos; C Andreas Pylarinos; National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of ERT (refer to Audio and Images)

Nedda it I Pagliacci; C Valery Kritskov P Karl Heiskanen; The Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre and Orchestra of Moscow; Kypria International Music Festival; Strovolos Municipal Theatre Nicosia (refer to Reviews and Images)

Nomination to participate in the 2nd World Delphic Games; Saratov City, Russian Federation

‘A NIGHT AT THE OPERA’ with Pianist Anthony Legge and Tenor James Edwards; Kantor Concert Management; programme to include duets from La Traviata, La Bohème and Madame Butterfly; in aid of Alkionides UK; London Hellenic Centre (refer to Images)

Christos Pittas symphonic works Helen for soprano and orchestra, and Rime d’amore for soprano, tenor, baritone, troubadour and orchestra (world-premiere); Celebratory Concert fpr the accession of Cyprus to the Euro Area; C Alkis Baltas; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra (refer to Reviews and Audio)

Opera at Venthams; MD David Eaton; Charles Court Opera; The Rosemary Foundation; Hampshire UK

2007

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream; C Orlando Jopling; Stanley Hall Opera

Violetta it La Traviata (Act 3 Scene and Duet), Mimi it La Bohème (Act 3 Quartet);
Masterclass led by Maestro José Cura; Pianist Anthony Legge; British Youth Opera (refer to Images)

Fiordiligi eng Cosi Fan Tutte; MD David Eaton P Stuart Barket; Minotaur Music Theatre (refer to Reviews and Images)

2006

Donna Elvira it Don Giovanni; C Spiros Pisinos P Anthony Pilavachi; Staatstheater Cottbus (refer to Images)

Mimi it La Bohème (cover); C Simon Over P Patrizia Frini; British Youth Opera

Karolka eng Jenufa; C Michael Rosewell P James Conway; English Touring Opera (refer to Reviews)

Flora it La Traviata; C Jacek Kaspszyk P Marek Weiss-Grzesinski; Polish National Opera; Pafos Aphrodite Festival Cyprus (refer to Images)

SELECTED CONCERTS/RECITALS

2009

Celebration of the Life and Music of Francis James Brown; Pianist Nigel Foster; three Greek Songs by Francis James Brown on poetry by Kavafis; St. John’s Smith Square, London

Concerts with Pianist Elena Mouzala and Violinist Charis Hadjigeorgiou; works by Argyrou, Baltas, Kalomiris, Pittas and Stylianou; Manolis Kalomiris Festival in Samos and House of Cyprus in Athens

‘For the Love of Life’; Charity Concert in aid of PA.SY.KAF (The Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends); Pianist Anthony Legge; Tenor James Edwards; PASYDY Auditorium (refer to Reviews and Images)

Concert at the Residence of the Cypriot Ambassador in Paris; Cyprus Independance Day Celebrations; Pianist Jean-Paul Pruna

2008

Concert with Pianist Elena Mouzala and Violinist Charis Hadjigeorgiou; French Presidency of the European Union celebrations; Saint Louis Cathedral at Les Invalides in Paris (refer to Images)

Solo Recital at the Roman River Music Festival with Pianist Simon Crawford-Phillips; songs by Saint-Saens, Lizst, Pittas, Bizet and Schumann; St Andrew’s Church, Fingringhoe www.romanrivermusic.blogspot.com (refer to Reviews)

Athens Festival Around the Piano; Chopin and Lizst melodies; Pianist Stephanos Thomopoulos; B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music, Athens

Special appearance with French Artist David Visan; Grand Opening of the Spa at Almyra Hotel, Pafos (refer to Images)

1st Greek Festival of Youth Arts EKON; Four Songs in the Time of War by composer Christina Athinodorou; poetry by William Morris and Walter de la Mare; Pianist Vicky Yannoula; London Hellenic Centre

Concert with Pianist Elena Mouzala; songs from the song cycle Of the Beautiful Kingdom by Constantinos Stylianou; poetry by Daphne Nikita; House of Cyprus in Athens

Schubert Lieder recital to poems by Goethe and Müller; Pianist Gerhard Folkerts; organised by the Goethe Institute; PASYDY Auditorium (refer to Reviews and Images)

2007

Recital with pianist Anthony Legge; Mozart, Ravel, Strauss, Cilea, Weber, Puccini, Verdi; Leighton House Museum London (refer to Reviews and Images)

World-Premiere Concert; Constantinos Stylianou song cycle ‘Of the Beautiful Kingdom’ for voice and piano; Pianist Nicolas Constantinou; PASYDY Auditorium Nicosia

Solo Recital with Pianist Nicolas Constantinou; lieder by Sibelius, Grieg, Schumann; LMS International Chamber Music Festival (refer to Reviews)

Opera Gala Concerts; arias of Violetta, Marguerite, Mimi, Gilda; MD David Eaton; Charles Court Opera

2006

Sibelius song cycle Op.90, Michaelides songs; Pianist Nicolas Constantinou; ‘Juhlasali’ of the Helsinki City Hall (refer to Reviews)

Opera Gala Concerts; Donna Elvira, Rosina; C Spiros Pisinos; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

Opening Concert of Anghiari Festival; Mimi (Act 1) it La Bohème; Bel Canto Concerts; Anghiari Festival Italy

PREVIOUS YEARS

Haydn Scena di Berenice; C Markus Poschner; Georgische Kammerorchester, Ingolstadt (refer to Reviews)

Recital with baritone Robert Presley; Larnaca Classical Music Festival

Couperin Premiere Lecons de Tenebres & Motet pour le jour de Paques for Organ and Viola da Gamba; Nicosia and Paphos.

Stylianou song cycle Poreia for soprano, flute, guitar and piano; World-Premiere; First Seminar of Contemporary Greek Music; Cyprus

Theodorakis Epitaph and Epiphany; C Roland Melia; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

Opera Gala Concert with tenor Dominic Natoli; C Jason Thornton; Leicester Symphony Orchestra; De Montfort Hall, Leicester (refer to Reviews)

The Songs of H. Duparc; C Roland Melia; Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

A. Sakali Liturgy beneath the Acropolis; World-Premiere; C Marios Papadopoulos; City of Oxford Orchestra; Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Maria eng West Side Story; C Marios Papadopoulos; City of Oxford Orchestra (refer to Reviews)

Nedda, Countess, Fiordiligi, Clorinda; Opera Scenes at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

COMPETITIONS/AWARDS

Winner of the Singer-of-the-Year Award; 2008 Madame Figaro Magazine
Woman of the Year Awards

Masterclass with Maestro Tenor Jose Cura; British Youth Opera; London

Masterclass with Nelly Miricioiu; London Masterclasses; Royal Academy of Music

Finalist/winner of 3rd Prize Diploma; 1st Concorso Vocale Internazionale di Musica Sacra; Rome

Prize-winner of Study Grant; 7th Julian Gayarre Singing Competition; Pamplona, Spain

Scholarship from Leventis Foundation; Bursary award from GSMD

4 Year Educational Grant from Corporation of London

EDUCATION

1997 – 98

Guildhall School of Music and Drama; Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance

Studied subjects: Singing, acting, movement, language coaching, opera coaching

1993 – 97

Guildhall School of Music and Drama; BMus (Hons) Degree

Studied subjects: Piano, singing, movement, acting, language coaching

VOCAL TRAINING

Teacher: Janice Chapman January 09- ; Lillian Watson April 06-November 08

Coach: Ron Morris, Mandy Demetriou, Peter Robinson, Anthony Legge, Carl Penlington-Williams

LANGUAGES

Singing: Italian, French, German, English, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian and Russian

Speaking: Fluent in Greek and English; basic Italian, German and French

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2000 – 03

St. George’s Catholic School, Maida Vale, London

Recruited by Marie Stubbs in the position of music teacher and choir director; Mentioned in the book ‘Ahead of the Class’ (see pages 94, 194, 202, 210, 224, 255, 257); Interviewed by Rupert Smith for Radio Times Magazine (29 Jan-4 Feb 2005 issue, page 20)

Key to CV:

MD & C – Musical Director/Conductor, D – Set & Costume Designer, P – Production fr – French, it – Italian, eng – English

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