Elena Patsalidou

Soloist (Guest)

The Greek-Cypriot soprano Elena Patsalidou completed her Master's degree in opera singing at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden and her Bachelor's degree at the Ionian University of Corfu. Her engagements include Serpina (»La Serva Padrona«) at the International Kypria Festival 2020, Clorinda (»La Cenerentola«) at Opera Classica, Echo (»Ariadne auf Naxos") at the Landesbühnen Sachsen, Barbarina (»Le Nozze di Figaro") and Sand-/Taumännchen (»Hänsel und Gretel«) at the Mittelsächsisches Theater as well as performances with a. o. the Staatsoperettenorchester. The Dresden State Operetta Orchestra, the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and the Rhine-Main Philharmonic Orchestra. Her repertoire also includes the roles of Pamina (»Die Zauberflöte«), Ännchen (»Der Freischutz«) and Musetta (»La Bohème«). In addition, she maintains an extensive concert and song repertoire. The soprano is a laureate of numerous singing competitions, such as 1st prize/Kyrenia Opera Vocal Competition 2019, 3rd prize/International Giulio Perotti Singing Competition 2013 and she is a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Association Dresden. Concert tours have taken her to Italy (Basilica San Marco, Venice), Austria (Villach Congress Centre), Armenia (Yerevan Opera Theatre), Serbia (Yugoslav Drama Theatre Belgrade) and Greece (Festival of Sacred Music, Patmos). She received important artistic impulses through master classes with Christophe Rousset (workshop on Claudio Monteverdi's operas), Walter Moore and Helga Wagner. In 2021 she took part in the project »Song of Hellas« at Ars-Augusta e.V., where she recorded a selection of philhellenic songs for the accompanying CD. In 2022 she makes her role debut as Valencienne (»The Merry Widow«) with Opera Classica Productions and sings as a soloist with the Ensemble Musica Sancta, including in the French Church at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt. At the Semperoper she can be heard as the first Jente in the new production of »Peer Gynt«.



Peer Gynt