Amneris Judgement Scene part 2
Amneris Judgement Scene part 1
Kassandra Dimopoulou - Habanera, Carmen 30 Dec16
Verdi / Otello / Salce, salce & Ave Maria
Verdi / Rigoletto / Act1 Contessa di Ceprano & Duca di Mantova
Bizet / Carmen / Seguidilla
"Περουζέ" (Άρια "Νεράιδα του γιαλού")/ "Perouze" (Aria "Fairy of the Sea")
Greek Mezzo soprano, singing also repertory of Soprano (a.k.a. "Soprano Falcon"). Since 2011 also active operatic stage director and co-founder of the independent opera company Skull of Yorick Productions. Currently Artistic Director of the Hellenic Opera Corporation and the Greek Opera Festival.
She has collaborated with Staatsoper Stuttgart, Kammertheater Stuttgart, Knoxville Opera, Teatro Real, Teatro Cilea Reggio Calabria, National Theatre Luxembourg, Monschau Klassik, Festival Aix-en-Provence, National Opera of Greece, Opera of Alexandria, Athens Concert Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Opera of Thessaloniki, Athens Festival and many more. In 2010 she sang next to Placido Domingo under Zubin Mehta in the production "Rigoletto a Mantova" which was broadcasted live in 138 countries all over the world.
Her voice extends over a large repertoire, sometimes including some soprano roles (such as Desdemona in Verdi's "Otello", Tosca in Puccini's "Tosca", a.o.). Her most representative major roles till now are: Carmen (G. Bizet "Carmen"), Amneris (G. Verdi "Aida") and Adalgisa (V. Bellini "Norma").
Since 2011 she has been stage directing operas. She has directed "Otello" (G. Verdi) in Park Theatre Thessaloniki, "Norma" (V. Bellini) in Thessaloniki Concert Hall, "Carmen" (G. Bizet) in Odeon Roman Forum Thessaloniki, "I Pagliacci" (R. Leoncavallo) in War Museum Thessaloniki, "Antigone" (T. Traetta) in Ancient Theatre of Kourion in Cyprus, "Suor Angelica" (G. Puccini) & "Il Tabarro" (G. Puccini) in Odeon Roman Forum Thessaloniki* and in Dublin (Dublin Opera Studio), "La serva padrona" (G.B. Pergolesi) in Vafopoulion Cultural Centre Thessaloniki, "Madama Butterfly" (G. Puccini) in Odeon Roman Forum Thessaloniki*, "Cosi fan tutte" (W. A. Mozart) in Dublin (Dublin Opera Studio), "L'incoronazione di Poppea" (Cl. Monteverdi) in Odeon Roman Forum Thessaloniki*, "Le nozze di Figaro" ( W. A. Mozart) in Thessaloniki Concert Hall.
* [during the Greek Opera Festival]
Kassandra studied the cello and singing in Greece (Cello Diploma), Germany (Singing Diploma from Stuttgart Academy of Music and Drama) and U.K. (Master in Arts at the Royal Academy of Music, DipRam).
For more info, please visit: www.kassandradimopoulou.com
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Role||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Puccini: La Bohème||Mimì||Hellenic Opera Corporation||2019|
|Monteverdi: L'incoronazione Di Poppea||Nerone||1 week||Hellenic Opera Corporation||2018|
|Bizet: Carmen||Carmen||Immediately||Opera Classica Europa||2018|
|Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea||La Fortuna / Poppea||1 week||Hellenic Opera Corporation||2018|
|Verdi: Don Carlo||La Princesse Eboli||Immediately||Fulham Opera||2018|