Eleni Calenos

Greek soprano, she was born in Thessaloniki, where she studied cello at the Municipal Conservatory. She continued postgraduate studies in singing at Queens College, City University of New York, and at the Opera Institute of Boston University. She performs worldwide focusing on Europe and the USA. Her repertoire includes numerous leading roles such as Madama Butterfly, Tosca, Mimì (La bohème), Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Liù (Turandot), Desdemona (Otello), Nedda (Pagliacci), Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana), Antonia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Micaëla (Carmen), Donna Anna and Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), etc. She performs with leading orchestras in prestigious theatres worldwide and as a soloist in oratorios, symphonies, requiems, Lieder evenings. Her repertoire ranges from the Baroque era till 20th century and contemporary music. Her recordings include Mascagni’s Zanetto with Odyssey Opera of Boston and George Tsontakis’ Mirologhia with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (KOCH International Classics). She has received numerous awards.