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Martha Arapi

Soloist, Soprano
Born in Piraeus. She studied classical singing at the National Conservatory of Piraeus, under George Zervanos, graduating with highest honor. She participated in many concerts in Greece and abroad, performing oratorios, operas and song cycles of Greek and foreign repertoire. She has collaborated with almost all Greek orchestras (Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra, National Symphonic Orchestra and Contemporary Music Orchestra of ERT. Camerata. Orchestra of Colors), as well as with major foreign orchestras as: Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Sofia National Opera Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra. She participated in the Group "Tragoudites” (Singers). Collaborating with the Capriccio Stravagante Renaissance Orchestra, she sang baroque, classic, romantic and contemporary repertoire, as well as compositions of old and contemporary Greek composers. She has sung at the Athens Concert Hall several times and has appeared at the Odeon Herodes Atticus, in the context of the Athens Festival. She has recorded lead roles in the operas of Samaras, Carrer and Mitropoulos (LYRA) and has recorded a recital for the Third Programme of ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) . From 1988-2009 she sang with the Greek National Opera in more than 20 operas, approximately 40 productions and / or revivals. She interpreted, among others, the following works: The Bat [Die Fledermaus], Norma, Don Pasquale, Rigoletto, The Fallen Woman [La traviata], The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte], Falstaff , Don Giovanni, The Barber of Seville [Il barbiere di Siviglia], Simon Boccanegra, La Bohème, Carmen,The Tales of Hoffmann [Les contes d'Hoffmann ], Norma, The Corsair [Il Corsaro], The Troubadour [Il trovatore], Madame Butterfly [Madama Butterfly], Pagliacci. She sang in premieres of the Greek National Opera in three workd by Pericles Koukos , Thais and Marathon - Salamis (Carrer). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.