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Nana Goutou-Mog

Soloist, Soprano
She studied at the National Conservatory under Maggie Karatzas, where she received the Award of Excellence and "Eleftherios Venizelos" Award. In December 1959 she sang Manolis Kalomiris Song Cycle from the “Pentasyllabus”, the poetry of Kostis Palamas before the poet. She interpreted main soprano roles in the Greek National Opera from 1961-1963. She sang in the operas Don Giovanni (Zerlina, 1961-1962), Faust (Siebel), 1962-1963), Tannhäuser (A young shepherd, 1962-1963) and the operetta The Gypsy Princess [Die Csárdásfürstin] (Countess Stasi, 1962-1963) At The Barracks (Cleo, 1961-1962) The Godson (Kiki, 1961-1962), Christina (Rena, 1961-1962, 1962-1963). She then went abroad to study at the Opera School of the Vienna Academy. From 1967, she cooperated as a main singer at the Raimund Theater Vienna, where she sang mainly roles in operettas. In parallel she made occasional appearances at the Opera of Graz, at the State Theatre of Klagenfurt Theatre, the Hamburg State Opera and in theaters in other German and Swiss cities. She sang many roles of the operettas of Strauss, Offenbach, Lechar, Kalman etc. She is distinguished for her role as Rosalinde in the operetta The Bat [Die Fledermaus], which she interpreted in many theaters, including the Vienna Volksoper and the Greek National Opera (1976-1977). She participated regularly in radio and television programs in Austria. In June 1976 she was awarded the Gold Medal of Merit by the Republic of Austria.