Vassiliki Karayanni

Greek soprano, she has performed repeatedly with the Greek National Opera, as well as at the Athens and Thessaloniki Concert Halls. She has also appeared internationally at prestigious opera houses, festivals and concert halls such as Royal Opera House (Covent Garden, London), Teatro alla Scala (Milan), Komische Oper Berlin, Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Düsseldorf), Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Lisbon), Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Florence), Queen Elizabeth Hall and Cadogan Hall (London), Carnegie Hall (New York), Teatro Carlo Felice (Genoa, Italy), Royal Danish Opera, as well as New National Theatre, Orchard Hall (Bunkamura) and Biwako Hall in Tokyo. She has performed numerous leading roles such as Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Norina (Don Pasquale), Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Gilda (Rigoletto), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), etc. In 2001 she received the Young Artist’s Award of the Union of Greek Critics for Drama and Music. She has recorded Cimarosa’s Il marito disperato (Bongiovanni) and Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia.