Magda Evaggelou

Soloist, Soprano
She was born in Athens in 1937. She studied at the National Conservatory. In 1964, she attended lessons at the Musical Academy of Vienna (Melodrama class) and participated in its events. In 1965, she became member of the New Classical Music Chorus, she was awarded at the “Maria Callas” scholarship contest and was hired as a soloist at the Greek National Opera. Thereafter, she participated in operas and operettas in supporting roles. During the period 1966-74, she performed in 11 opera, operetta and musical productions and/or revivals, such as: Victoria and her Hussar [Viktoria und ihr Husar], Countess Maritza [Gräfin Mariza], The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte] (as Papagena), Werther (as Sophie), La bohème (as Musetta), Il signor Bruschino, Suor Angelica, The Sleepwalker [La sonnambula] (as Lisa), Constantine Paleologos (as Young Monk), House of Three Girls [Das Dreimäderlhaus], Show Boat. She also performed in melodrama nights with the Symphonic Orchestra and the Light Music Orchestra of the Hellenic Radio, under principal musicians Totis Karalivanos and Dimitris Michailidis and gave singing recitals in the hall of Parnassos Literary Society, under the auspices of the French-Hellenic Association.