RETURNVoula Amiradaki

Voula Amiradaki

She was born in Athens. He studied at the Piraeus Conservatory and earned successive annual prizes as well as a scholarship, graduating with a diploma in piano, counterpoint and fugue. She studied singing at the Athenaeum Consrvatory under soprano (monody) Marina Krilovic and melodrama under Vassilis Nikolaidis, graduating with honors and 1st prize. She has attended masterclasses with Montserrat Caballe, Ghena Dimitrova, Aris Christofellis, George Pappas, John Modenos, Angelos Simos (Vangelis Chadjisimos), Elena Obraztsova, Jannette Pilou, Jane Henschel. On a Maria Callas scholarship she continued her studies in Milan under soprano Maria Luisa Cioni and the conductor Roberto Negri (2002/05). After winning several international competitions, she made her debut in Udine as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana and then as Tosca in Italy and as Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly) in South Korea. As the winner in the international competition "Dimitris Mitropoulos " (2003), she was awarded the role of Clytemnestra in Basil Tole's opera Eumenides (Odeon of Herodes Atticus, 2005). She won prizes in the international competitions "Kaleidos" (Palermo, 2004), "Maria Callas" (Athens, 2005) and at Mantova (2005). She has participated in concerts in the Athens Concert Hall, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation and others. At the GNO, she has appeared as Fate in Evangelia Tonia's The Persecuted (Modern Opera), Mimì in La bohéme (Suitcase Opera), Songs in Poetry Wesendonck Lieder (GNO Foyer), Owl and Innkeeper's Wife in the Cunning Little Vixen (Příhody lišky Bystroušky). // Last update of the biography: November 2018.