RETURNEleni Davou

Eleni Davou

She was born in Piraeus. She studied at the Greek Conservatory of Athens, where she obtained a diploma in piano (class of Betty Barzouka-Gaitanou) and a diploma in monody (class of Sonia Karamanian). She continued to study singing with the bass Frangiskos Voutsinos and the soprano Despina Kalafati. She attended a seminar at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg (piano with Sergei Dorensky and singing with Myers, Richard Miller, Rudolf Knoll). She has collaborated with the Chamber Music Orchestra of the GNO (Athens Concert Hall), the Symphony Orchestra of Athens, the Orchestra of Colors and she has appeared at the 1st Patmos Festival of Religious Music. She taught music at the Amphitheater by Spyros Evangelatos for the works Ion by Euripides (Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus), Erophile by George Hortatsis (Odeon of Herodes Atticus) and Nicos Mamangakis’ Folk Opera with the Symphony Orchestra of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT). She participated in the opera Antigone by Th. Stathis (AMH, 2011). Since 1996 she is engaged in singing and organ accompaniment. She teaches at the Greek Conservatory of Athens and at the Municipal Conservatoire of Petroupoli. Since 1996, she has collaborated with the Greek National Opera as a soloist in the operas and operettas as Die Zauberflöte, La Cenerentola, Ariadne auf Naxos, Hänsel und Gretel, Norma, The Tsar’s Bride by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, La Vie parisienne by Jacques Offenbach, Orlando furioso by Antonio Vivaldi, Serse, Nixon in China by John Adams, Remember Those Years! by Sakellaridis/Liavas, The Apaches of Athens by Nikos Hadjiapostolou, The Love Bacchilus by Liavas/Konstantinidis etc. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.