Elena Patsalidou

Elena Patsalidou

Lyric Soprano

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2017Rossini: La CenerentolaClorinda
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2017Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelGretel
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2015Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoServilia
2014Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosEcho
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2014Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelTaumännchen (The Dewman)
2014Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelSandmännchen (The Sandman)
2013Offenbach: Orphée aux enfersDiana
2013Christmas songsSoprano
2013Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceEuridice
2012Sacred MusicSoprano
2012Pergolesi: Stabat MaterSoprano
2011Purcell: Dido and AeneasDido
2011Mozart: Mass K.317, C major (Coronation)Soprano
2011Purcell: Dido and AeneasBelinda
2010Monteverdi: Vespro della beata VergineSoprano I
2009A. WillaertSoprano

Bio





Soprano Elena Patsalidou was born in Nicosia (Cyprus). She studied voice performance at the Ionian University of Corfu and then she completed a master's degree in Opera at the Academy of Music in Dresden (Germany). She collected stage experience in various opera productions, as Taumännchen/Sandmännchen in Humperdinck's ,,Hänsel und Gretel'' and as Barbarina in ,,Le Nozze di Figaro'' (W. A. Mozart) at the Mittelächsisches Theater Freiberg/Döbeln, as well as Echo in ,,Ariadne auf Naxos'' (R. Strauss) at the Landesbühnen Sachsen. While attending University she sang Diana in Offenbach's ,,Orpheus in der Unterwelt'', together with the orchestra of the Staatsoperette Dresden and Dido in ,,Dido and Aeneas'' (H. Purcell), conducted by Stanley Ritchie.

In 2013, Elena Patsalidou won the 3rd Prize at the International Giulio Perotti singing competition in Ueckermünde. As a soloist, she performed several works, including Mozart's ,,Coronation Mass'' in C major, Monteverdi's ,,Vespro della Beata Vergine'', the ,,Stabat Mater'' of  Pergolesi and Faurés ,,Requiem''. She also appeared at the 12th Festival of Sacred Music of Patmos, as well as at concerts of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. The young soprano sang at the Osterfestspiele in Salzburg in 2015 in ,,Cavalleria Rusticana'' and ,,Pagliacci'' with the Dresden State Opera Choir under the direction of Christian Thielemann. Various master classes have led her to renowned artists, such as Christophe Rousset.

In the season 2016/2017 she was to be seen as Clorinda in ,,La Cenerentola'' (G. Rossini) at the chamber Opera of Cologne and as Renée d'Anjou in ,,Caterina di Guisa'' (C. Coccia) in a production of I Virtuosi ambulanti e.V. In 2016 she also appeared as a soloist of the Dresden Kammerchor, together with the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, at the contemporary concert project ,,Aghet'' at the Yerevan Opera Theater and the Yugoslav Drama Theater in Belgrade.

In 2018, she gives her debut as Frasquita in ,,Carmen'' (G. Bizet) in a production of Opera Classica Europa.
    

LANGUAGES:

English (Full professional proficiency)

German (Full professional proficiency)

Italian (Limited working proficiency)

Greek (Native language)





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CV & Repertoire

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Bizet: Carmen Frasquita Immediately Opera Classica Europa 2018
Rossini: La Cenerentola Clorinda 1 week Kammeroper Köln 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Susanna No 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Musetta No 2017
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Gretel No 2017

Awards

3rd Prize - international giulio perotti singing competition,GERMANY
2016