RETURNChristina Poulitsi

Christina Poulitsi

Soloist, Soprano
Greek soprano, she was born in Athens. She studied at the Berlin University of Arts («Maria Callas» and «Alexandra Trianti» scholarships) and received the first prize at the Nico Dostal International Competition (Vienna). She is acclaimed as one of the best interpreters of the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), a role she has also sung at the most prestigious theatres around the world. She has worked repeatedly with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Zubin Mehta, who has conducted her as Gilda (Rigoletto, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino). For her performance of the same role at the GNO (2013) she won the Best young artist award by the Union of Greek Critics of Drama and Music. She has also sung Kostanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and the title role in Stravinsky's Nightingale (cond. Gianandrea Noseda), Italian singer (R. Strauss’ Capriccio, alongside Renée Fle ming under Christian Thielemann), Contessa di Folleville (Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims, cond. Alberto Zedda) and Queen of the Night (cond. Michele Mariotti). She is a close collaborator of Barry Kosky, director of the Komische Oper Berlin. // // Last update of the biography: March 2018 - The list of productions below is continually updated.