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Sonia Theodoridou


The Soprano Sonia Theodoridou was born in Veria, Greece. She has studied at the Greek National Conservatory “Manolis Kalomiris” in Mrs. Papalexopoulou class where she was graduated with distinction as well as an “Excellent and Distinguished Performance” award.

She was awarded the “Maria Callas” scholarship which enabled her to study at the Cologne Musical Academy and later on in London with the legendary Vera Rosza.

She also specialised in the German lieder repertoire with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Sonia Theodoridou has appeared in the most important lyric theatres of Europe including Frankfurt Oper, Berlin Staatsoper unten den Linden, Deutsche Opera Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg, Münich National Theatre, National Theatre Stuttgart, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie - Bruxelles, Théâtre Chatelet de Paris, Teatro Communale di Firenze, Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Theatre Basel, Theatre Chatelet (Paris) Opera de Lyon, Opera de Montpellier, Festspiele Schwetzingen, Maifestspiele Wiesbaden, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, New York, Salt Lake City, Salzburg, Opera House Budapest, Milan ,Vienna, Athens Concert Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Herodus Atticus Theatre, Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Ancient Theatre of Delphi, etc.

As a soloist she has performed numerous concerts and song recitals in Cologne (Kölner Philharmonie), Budapest (Franz Liszt Academy), Italy (Reggio Emilia), Israel (Tel Aviv Philharmonie), Lisbon (Colosseum), Tokyo, Frankfurt (Alte Oper), Munich (Gasteig) Odessa Philarmonic Hall.

She has collaborated with famous conductors like: Sir George Solti, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Zubin Mehta, Sir Neville Mariner, Antonio Pappano, Rene Jacobs, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Gerd Albrecht, Garry Bertini, Ivan Fischer, Marcello Viotti, Claudio Abbado,Helmut Rilling, Andras Schiff, Frans Bruggen etc,and with various orchestras, such as The Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment, Concerto Köln, Vienna Philharmonie,Royal Concertgebouw, Berliner Philharmonie,Israel Philharmonic Orchestra ,Orchestra Swiss romande, to name but a few.

Her classical repertoire includes some of the most important opera roles as: Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Elvira (Don Giovanni), Pamina (Zauberfloete), Alcina (Alcina), Violetta (La Traviata), Gilda (Il Rigoletto), Angelica (Suor Angelica), Mimi (La Boheme), Euridice (Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice), Salud (La vida breve), Fiorilla (Il Turco in Italia), Corinna (Il viaggio a Reims), Giulietta (I Capuletti e i Montecchi), Maria Stuarda (Maria Stuarda), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Jenny (Mahagonny), Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana) etc.

She has released two opera CDs, the Cavalli’s “La Calisto” (Harmonia Mundi) and Pericles Koukos “Conrois and his copies”. Also the CDs “Sonia Theodoridou encounters

  • Manos Hadjidakis” (Seirios , “Recital” (Seirios),
  • Yannis Markopoulos “Renaissance” (Kinesis),
  • Thanos Mikroutsikos “Warna” (Arcardia),
  • Charis Persides “Storiae d’ Amor” (Eros),
  • Arie Antiche (Legend Classics), Sonia Theodoridou sings Jaques Brel (Etcetera),
  • Yannis Constantinidis '' 30 Songs '' (The Human Voice),
  • Songs from the Big Screen ( The Human Voice ),
  • Cavafy I – Shades of love...( The Human Voice ),
  • Mimis Plessas – Anthology ( The Human Voice ),
  • Cavafy II – Return ( The Human Voice ),
  • A Handful of Jewish Songs ( The Human Voice ),
  • The Scent of Jasmine ( The Human Voice ).

Moments to remember

  • Οrchestra Mobile

    Ιn 2010 she founded Οrchestra Mobile, and one year later Human Voice, her own record company.

  • University of Fine Arts
    In 2010 she became Singing Teacher in the University of Fine Arts in Berlin.
  • Demokratie in Abendstunden
    2011 - 2012
    During 2011 and 2012 she started in the state theater of Cologne - Germany in the play of the Nobel Price winner Elfriede Jelinek – Demokratie in Abendstunden, where she was praised by the audience and the critics alike for her powerful performance.
  • Greek Marbes protesting
    In 2014 Sonia took Europe by storm when she with a group of Jung artists rushed into the British Museum in London on June, doing a silent protest for the return of the Greek Marbles, gaining the support and admiration of the artistic community from all over the world.


Sonia Theodoridou Soprano