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Elpiniki Zervou

Soloist, Soprano
Born in Athens. She studied singing and earned the Soloist Diploma with Honors and First Prize from K. Paschalis. At the same time she studied acting at the Drama School of the Tomi Theater under M. Panoutsou. She continued to study singing with Maria Koromantzou, Despina Kalafatis and Aris Christofelis. She debuted as a soloist at the Festival of Horto The Wedding [Les noces] Stravinsky (1997) and the Ninth Symphony Beethoven (1999) (George Hatzinikos). She gave concerts in Greece and Cyprus. She collaborated with the Cyprus State Orchestra in the Patmos Festival and participated in the International Festival of Sacred Music "Gaude Mater" in Poland. She sang with the Orchestra of Colors, Athens Municipality Symphony Orchestra and the ensemble "100 guitars" Vangelis Boudounis. She began cooperating with the Greek National Opera in productions for children Hansel and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel], The Tear of the Moon Nikos Xanthoulis and Maestro Conbravura Yannis Drositis (1999). Since then she has interpreted leading and secondary roles in the operas Mahoganny [Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny], The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte] (Pamina and Papagena), The Parisian life [La vie parisienne] (Pauline), Peter Grimes, Italian in Algiers [L 'Italiana in Algeri] (Elvira), Apaches of Athens (Titka), Alcina (Morgana), The Elixir Of Love [L'elisir d'amore], [La cenerentola] (Clorinda) etc. She worked with the Chamber Orchestra of the Greek National Opera and participated in productions at the Athens Concert Hall Women Without Shadows [Die Frau ohne Schatten] (2002), The Dwarf [Der Zwerg] (2007), The Yard of Miracles George Kouroupos (2010). She appeared in Berlin in a co-production of The Beggars Opera and the Neukollner Oper Hey, Aida! [Yasou Aida!] (2012).