Myrtò Papatanasiu

Greek soprano, she began piano and music theory at her hometown, Larissa. She studied musicology (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki), voice (Thessaloniki State Conservatory) and completed her studies under R. Coviello (Milan, “Αlexandra Trianti” scholarship). She received the “Maria Callas Best Debut Artist of the Year” award (2012) singing La traviata in Dallas. She has performed at the most prestigious opera houses worldwide and has worked with famous conductors and directors. Recently she sang to great acclaim Alcina (Vienna, cond. M. Minkowski / Paris, cond. C. Rousset), Sifare (Mitridate, re di Ponto, Brussels, Paris), Amelia (Simon Boccanegra, San Carlo, Naples, Luxembourg), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte, Palais Garnier), Elvira (Don Giovanni, Barcelona, San Diego), Violetta (La traviata, Vienna, Munich, Copenhagen), Musetta (La bohème, MET), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni, Vienna, Amsterdam, St. Petersburg, cond. T. Currentzis). She has recorded Don Giovanni (cond. J. Rhorer / T. Currentzis, BBC award), Mitridate, re di Ponto (cond. E. Haim), Semiramide (cond. Α. Zedda), Rusalka (cond. A. Fischer), Il turco in Italia.