NEWS

6 sep 2019

2019/20 Season Preview

Theodora’s 2019/20 season takes her all around the world with performances in Europe and concert tours in the USA and South America. Highlights include her debuts in the Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna) and Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires) as well as the leading role of the contemporary children’s opera Prinzessin LiebDieLiebeRead more


9 Aug 2019

3rd Prize Winner of Cesti Competition 2019

Theodora has been honoured as the 3rd Prize Winner of the 10th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera «Pietro Antonio Cesti» held in the Haus der Musik Innsbruck. Special thanks to the esteemed judges. Read more


5 aug 2019

Recital Debut in Cyprus

Theodora makes her highly anticipated return to her home country for her recital debut appearance with pianist Nicolas Costantinou. The recital takes place in the Pallas Theatre (Nicosia), organized by Ledra Music SoloistRead more

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22 Jun 2019

Recitals in Frankfurt

Theodora ends the season with a series of recitals in the Klang im Kloster Musik-Festival, as part of the well-known Museumsuferfest 2019. She is accompanied by the Baroque ensemble Aura Musicale. Read more

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23 may 2019

Bachfest Leipzig (Germany)

A world tour of Bach’s Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) takes Theodora to the Bachfest Leipzig this season. She performs in the prestigious Closing Concert, under the baton of David Stern, with an acclaimed cast including Andreas Scholl, Laurent Naouri and the Tölzer Boys’ Choir. Read more

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2 Apr 2019

World Tour: USA Debut

As part of a world tour, Theodora makes her debut in the USA as a soloist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) in the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Accompanied by Orchester Wiener Akademie and Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, Martin Haselböck conducts. Read more


1 Apr 2019

World Tour: Debut in Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico)

A world tour takes Theodora to Mexico City where she performs in the Festival del Centro Histórico, as a soloist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) in the Palacio de Bellas Artes. She makes her debut with the internationally renowned Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra together with Orchester Wiener Akademie, conducted by Martin Haselböck. Read more

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19 Mar 2019

World Tour: Debut in Musikverein Vienna

Theodora makes her debut in the prestigious Großer Saal of Musikverein (Vienna), as a soloist in a world tour of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244). Acclaimed maestro Martin Haselböck leads the Orchester Wiener Akademie. Read more

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20 Feb 2019

3rd Prize Winner of the International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition 2019

Theodora is honoured to be the 3rd Prize Winner of the 6th International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition. The Finals were held in Vienna’s Theater an der Wien on 19 February 2019. Special thanks to the distinguished judges. Read more

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1 Feb 2019

Solo Recital in Budapest

This month, Theodora makes her highly anticipated return to Budapest (Hungary) for a recital performance of Mediterranean Songs in the Solti Hall. The recital is followed by a stage interview with Endre Tóth, the editor of the Coda series of the Liszt Academy Concert Centre. Read more

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2 Jan 2019 

Debut in Philharmonie de Paris

As part of a world tour of Bach’s Mass in B Minor (BWV 232), Theodora makes her debut in the prestigious Philharmonie de Paris this month. She shares the stage with renowned singers Andreas Scholl, Laurent Naouri and the well-known Tölzer Boys’ Choir. David Stern conducts. Read more

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5 Dec 2018

Debut in Cuvilliés Theatre, Munich

Theodora returns to Germany this month, to reprise the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Kammeroper München Opera Ensemble; with performances in the Cuvilliés Theatre in Munich on 27, 28, 30, 31 December 2018. Read more


16 Nov 2018

Debut in Shanghai Symphony Hall

A world tour of Bach’s Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) takes Theodora to China this December to perform in the Shanghai Baroque Festival. She sings alongside distinguished artists Andreas Scholl, Markus Werba and the Tölzer Boys’ Choir. David Stern leads the orchestra. Read more


25 Sep 2018

World Tour of St. Matthew Passion

This season, Theodora departs on a world tour with acclaimed conductor Martin Haselböck. As a soloist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244), she performs in the prestigious Musikverein Vienna (Austria), Mexico City (Mexico) and Los Angeles (USA) with the renowned Orchester Wiener Akademie and Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. Read more

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10 Sep 2018

World Tour of Mass in B Minor

Theodora embarks on a world tour with Opera Fuoco this season. Bach’s Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) will be performed in prestigious venues in Shanghai (China), Paris (France) and Leipzig (Germany). The acclaimed cast includes Andreas Scholl, Laurent Naouri, Markus Werba and the Tölzer Boy’s Choir. David Stern conducts. Read more

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1 Sep 2018

2018/19 Season Preview

With two world tours and engagements in prestigious venues this season, Theodora travels all around the world with performances in Europe, USA, Mexico and China. She makes her role debuts as Ilia (Idomeneo), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) and reprises the role of Despina (Così fan tutte). Her concert schedule includes Bach’s Mass in B Minor (BWV 232), Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) as well as a solo recital in Budapest. Read more


27 Jul 2018

Musical Concert: Leonard Bernstein & His Friends

On 4 August 2018, Theodora performs in a concert in honor of the Leonard Bernstein centennial at the festival Darmstädter Residenzfestspiele in Germany. Leading the orchestra is Wolfgang Seeliger who was an assistant to Leonard Bernstein from 1984 until his death in 1990. Read more

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31 may 2018

Debut with Kammeroper München (Germany)

Theodora travels to Germany to sing the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Kammeroper München Opera Ensemble; with 14 performances in Munich at the Cuvilliés Theatre and Nymphenburg Palace. Read more

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12 Apr 2018

London Festival of Baroque Music

Theodora returns to London on 12 May 2018, to perform in the London Festival of Baroque Music with Fuoco E Cenere. The programme was created following the participation of Fuoco E Cenere in the popular television series VersaillesRead more

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26 Jan 2018

Musical Theatre Show in Cyprus

On 26 and 27 February 2018, Theodora makes her long-awaited return to her home town of Limassol, as a Guest Star in the musical theatre show Big Time Musicals in Pattihio Theatre, produced by Diastasis Cultural Association. She will perform musical hits from The Phantom of the Opera, Mary Poppins, Whistle down the wind… Read more

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4 Oct 2017

Review by Kristóf Csengery

Theodora is thankful to the renowned Hungarian music critic, poet and editor, Kristóf Csengery, for this notable review of her recent performance in Bach’s Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus (BWV 205)

quotation markIt is very important in a piece such as Bach’s Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus, that it should not simply be sung… Read more


18 Sep 2017

Return to the Grand Hall of Budapest

Theodora returns to Hungary on 3 October 2017 as Pallas in Bach’s Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus (BWV 205) in the Grand Hall of Budapest. This concert also features the acclaimed Russian violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky. The performance will be aired live on Bartók Rádió. Read more

Photo by Sabina Tuscany

8 Aug 2017

Recipient of the Leventis Scholarship 2017/19

Theodora has been honoured as a recipient of the A.G. Leventis Scholarship, supporting her Master’s studies in Opera at the prestigious Vienna University of Music & Performing Arts in Austria, one of the top music universities in the world.

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1 May 2017

Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Miskolc

Theodora makes her debut with the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Miskolc, conducted by Csaba Somos. J. Haydn’s oratorio, Die Jahreszeiten, takes place on 15 May 2017 in the Művészetek Háza in Miskolc with the Hungarian National Choir. Read more

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14 Apr 2017

Webcast on Bartók Rádió

Tune in to Bartók Rádió on 15 April 2017 at 16:45 local time and listen to Theodora’s performance in the József Simándy Centennial Concert in the Marble Hall of Budapest (Hungary) . Listen here

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18 Mar 2017

Interview on Hellenic TV (London)

Theodora will be interviewed on the television programme entitled Faces / Πρόσωπα with Vasilis Panayi, to be aired on Hellenic TV, the London-based Greek Language Television Channel, on 19 March 2017 at 20:10 local time.

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28 Feb 2017

Solo Recital in London

Next month, Theodora travels to London for a solo recital in Leighton House, sponsored by the Aspect Foundation (London). Accompanied by pianist Andrew Yiangou, Theodora will be joined by narrator Patrick Bade, the BBC presenter, author and art historian. Read more

Photo by Sabina Tuscany

20 Jan 2017

Member of Opera Fuoco (Paris)

Theodora has been selected to join the Opera Fuoco Young Artist Programme in Paris from 2017 to 2020. She will perform in prestigious venues in France and internationally (including a world tour with acclaimed singers). Special thanks to conductor David Stern and his team. Read more

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1 Dec 2016

Nominated Singer of the Year by Madame Figaro Magazine

Theodora is honoured to be nominated Singer of the Year by the well-known magazine, Madame Figaro, at the Women of the Year Awards 2016 in Cyprus; in recognition of her representation of Cyprus at international singing competitions during the year 2016. Read more

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