RETURNJulia Souglakou

Julia Souglakou

Soloist, Soprano
Greek soprano, she studied voice, advanced music theory and piano at the National Conservatory of Athens. She continued her opera studies in London under Vera Rózsa (Maria Callas Scholarship) and with the guidance of the late Christos Lambrakis. In Athens she studied with Aris Christofellis. She made her debut at the Greek National Opera in 1994. Since then she has sung numerous leading roles such as Nedda (Pagliacci), Elvira (Ernani), Maria (Simon Boccanegra), Leonora (Il trovatore), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), First Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Anna Bolena, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana), Musetta (La bohème), Freia (Das Rheingold), Gioconda (La Gioconda), Mother (Il prigionero), Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos), Ortrud (Lohengrin), Kostelnička (Jenůfa), Brünnhilde (Twilight of the debts). In addition, she has performed leading roles in Greek composer's operas such as Manolis Kalomiris' The Shadowy Waters and Sunrise, Spyros Samaras' Rhea and La Martire, Mikos Theodorakis' Karyotakis, Lysistrata and Antigone, Thanos Mikroutsikos The Return of Helen, Philippos Tsalachouris' Puskin, George Koumendakis' The Murderess, Rosopoulos' The wax doll, Nikos Kypourgos' Medea and Paolo Carrer's Marcos Botsaris. Souglacou has repeatedly worked with the Athens and Thessaloniki Concert Halls in operas, oratorios and symphonies and as a soloist she has performed with the most prestigious symphonic ensembles of Greece. She has given numerous recitals and she has cooperated with international festivals. Moreover, she has participated in chambre music concerts, films, dance theatre performances, radio and television programs. // Last update: February 2020 - The list of productions below is continually updated.