Marina Voulogianni

She was born in Thessaloniki. She studied singing under Varvara Tsampali at the New Conservatory of Thessaloniki. As a scholar of the Maria Callas Foundation, she studied in Italy under Gabriella Ravazzi and later on under Varvara Gavakou. She made her debut as Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro, Athens Concert Hall, 1993). She has participated in the opera Rhea by Spiro Samara (as Daphne, Odeon Herod Atticus, 2004 Cultural Olympiad), at chamber music concerts and has collaborated as a soloist with large and small orchestras (Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Camerata – The Friends of Music Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Orchestra of Colors, Virtuosi of Prague, Symphony Orchestra of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation [ERT]), interpreting from Händel (the title role in the oratorio Theodora), Scarlatti and Pergolesi to Mahler (Symphonies no. 4 and no. 8), Satie, etc. Her repertoire includes the roles of Countess Almaviva [The Marriage of Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro], Fiordiligi [Thus Do They All/Così fan tutte], Donna Anna [Don Giovanni], Mimi [La Bohème], Minerve [Orpheus in the Underworld/Orphée aux Enfers], Eurydice [Orpheus and Eurydice/Orfeo ed Euridice], Medora [The Corsair/Il corsaro], Giovanna Seymour [Anna Bolena], Micaëla [Carmen], Liù [Turandot], the title role in Antigone and Myrini [Lysistrata] by Mikis Theodorakis, Governess [The turn of the Screw], as well as roles in the operas The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte], Aida and Lady in the Dark by Kurt Weill. In the GNO she appeared as Donna Elvira [Don Giovanni] and Nedda (Clowns/Pagliacci, 1997/98). She has taught monody at the Conservatory of Thessaloniki and has delivered classical singing and opera seminars.