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Myrsini Margariti

Soloist, Soprano
She was born in Larissa. She studied violin, counterpoint and singing at the Greek National Conservatory in Athens, as well as musicology at the University of Athens. On a scholarship from the Alexandros Onassis Foundation she continued her studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, graduating with honors and a master’s degree in Lied/Oratorio and Opera. She was also granted a scholarship from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation. In Germany she participated in concerts and worked as resident soloist with the Halle Opera (2006-2009), specializing in baroque and lyric soprano roles such as: Pamina [The magic flute/Die Zauberflöte], Zerlina [Don Giovanni] and Euridice [Orfeo ed Euridice]. She has appeared at the Darmstadt State Opera, the Operas of Erfurt and Fürth, as well as in many opera festivals and international anniversary productions, mostly in Austria and Germany. In Greece, she appeared at the Opera Festival of Ancient Corinth as Drusilla and La Virtù [The coronation of Poppaea/ L’incoronazione di Poppea] (2009), as well as in Larissa and the Aegean Festival, Syros as Micaëla [Carmen], at the Athens Festival, the Benaki Museum and elsewhere. At the Athens Concert Hall she sand Handel’s oratorio La Resurrezione [Die Auferstehung] and Gluck’s opera Alceste (2009). She participated as a soloist in a fortnight tour in Mexico with the Leipzig & Western Saxony Orchestra (2010). She regularly collaborates in the production of baroque works with Giorgos Petrou, Markellos Chryssikopoulos, Marcus Creed, Bernhard Forck, et al., both in Greece and abroad. During the years 2012-2015, she appeared at the GNO in the roles of: Papagena [The Magic Flute/Die Zauberflöte], Giannetta [The Elixir of Love/L’elisir d’amore], Clorinda [Cinderella/La cenerendola] and Despina [Thus Do They All/Così fan tutte]. She has recorded certain works. She teaches at the Kodály Conservatory and the Classic and Contemporary Music Conservatory. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.