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Lito Messini

Soloist, Soprano
She was born in Athens. She studied singing at the Athens Conservatory under Julia Troussa, graduating with honors and first prize (2008). She continued her studies at the GNO Opera Studio under Vangelis Chatzisimos, Christina Giannakopoulou, Despina Kalafatis and Nicolas Vassiliou. She has also attended courses and seminars with the Aris Christofellis, Jeannette Pilou, Mata Katsouli, Marlis Petersen, Michael Chance, Dougmar Schellenberger, Jules Deniso, Stephen Kechulius, Dimitris Kavrakos, Antonis Kontogeorgiou, Charalampos Giogios as well as and seminars by the directors Alexandros Efkleidis and Ektoras Lygizos. She has worked with the Symphony Orchestra and the Mixed Choir of the Municipality of Athens, the Choir the Corfu Philharmonic "Mantzaros" and the program "Agoni Grammi Gonimi". She was a member of vocal ensembles "The Voices" (En Fonais) and "Opus Animae". She is a founding member of the opera group "Rafi". She has participated in various institutions, singing roles, such as: Mrs. Labrini [The Daughter of the Storm] (Beggars' Opera, Athens Festival, 2011), Monica (The medium (Beton, 2013), Magellon (Cinderella/Cendrillonby P. Viardot) (Rafi, 2014/15), Violetta [La Traviata], Frascita [Carmen] (oper(o) Group), Larissa [The triumph of Clelia/Il Trionfo di Clelia by Gluck] (Linbury Hall, Royal Opera House London) etc. She works with the GNO since 2011. She has sang roles such as Clarice [A Man for all/L'amante di tutte] (Opera Studio GNO, 2012), Virginity [Modern maid] (GNO Foyer, 2014), Woodpecker (The Cunning Little Vixen/Příhody lišky Bystroušky] (2014/15), I want to see the Pope (2014/15), Striftobola (Beware! The Prince is Messy by Nikos Κypourgos) and Little Red Riding Hood [Little Red Riding Hood by Seymour Barab] (GNO Children's Theater). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.