Chryssanthi Spitadi

Greek mezzo-soprano, she was born in Athens. She studied singing and musical at the Vienna Music Academy and graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies (Athens University). She was awarded at the International Audition Competition of Schlossoper Haldenstein Festival (Switzerland, 2009) and made her professional debut as Carmen in Chur, Switzerland. In 2010 she sang Carmen (Opera Festival Klosterneuburg, Austria), while the next year she was a finalist of the Emmerich Smola Competition and made her debut as Federica (Luisa Miller, Wiesbaden). During 2011-15 she was a member of the Theater & Philharmonie Thüringen. She sang to great acclaim Carmen, Charlotte (Werther), Frau Reich (Otto Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Sonjetka (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Auntie (Peter Grimes), Bradamante (Alcina) as well as Verdi’s Requiem, Beetho- ven’s 9th Symphony, etc. At the GNO she has sung such roles as First Maid (Elektra), Gertrude (Romeo and Juliet), Flora Bervoix (La traviata), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly). She has been member of the Theater Münster (2018/19) singing Mrs Jones (Street Scene) and Clarice (The Love for Three Oranges).