Gogo (Georgia) Iliopoulou

Soloist, Soprano
She was born in Athens. She studied solo singing at the National Conservatory under Kostas Eliopoulos, as well as piano and advanced music theory. She was awarded her diploma along with a first prize and distinction for academic excellence. She continued her voice studies with Frangiskos Voutsinos. She has collaborated with the GNO Chamber Orchestra, the Athens State Orchestra, the Music Ensembles of ERT (the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) and the Music Ensembles of the City of Athens. Since 2001, she has been one of the key contributors to the revival of Greek operetta at the GNO, where she has also sung leading and supporting roles in the following operettas: The Godson [O vaftistikos], The Apaches of Athens [Oi Apachides ton Athinon], The Girl of the Neighborhood [To koritsi tis geitonias], Christina, The Flower of the Levant [To fioro tou Levante], The Secretary General [O Genikos Grammatefs], Remember Those Years! [Thymisou ekeina ta chronia!] (as Rozalia Nika, Maria Kourmi), Halima (in the title role), The Cretan Girl [I Kritikopoula] (as Areti). In addition, she has sung supporting roles in the operas: La Cenerentola (Clorinda), Rigoletto, Ariadne auf Naxos (Echo), Die Zauberflöte, Carmen, Nabucco, Cavalleria rusticana (Lola). During the 1998/99 season, she interpreted at the GNO the leading role of Dora in the world premiere of Dimitris Marangopoulos's opera The Mask of the Red [I maska tou kokkinou]. In addition, she participated in the world premiere of Argyris Kounadis's opera Bacchae (Athens Concert Hall, 1995/96). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.