OLDER NEWS

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 (BWV244) 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 City)

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 (BWV244) 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 (BWV244). Acclaimed maestro Martin Haselböck leads the Orchester Wiener Akademie. Read More

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1 Feb 2019

Solo Recital in Solti Hall (Budapest)

This month, The Cypriot soprano makes her highly anticipated return to Budapest (Hungary) for a recital performance of Mediterranean Songs in the Solti Hall of the Liszt Academy. 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 B minor Mass (BWV232), 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 the orchestra of Opera Fuoco. 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 four guest performances in the Cuvilliés Theatre in Munich. Read More

Photo: Nikolai Marcinowski

16 Nov 2018

Debut in Shanghai Symphony Hall

A world tour of Bach’s B minor Mass (BWV232) takes Theodora to China 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 of Opera Fuoco. 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 (BWV244), she performs in the prestigious Musikverein (Vienna), Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City) and the First Congregational Church (Los Angeles) with the renowned Orchester Wiener Akademie and Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. Read More

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10 Sep 2018

World Tour of B minor Mass

Theodora embarks on a world tour with Opera Fuoco this season. Bach’s B minor Mass (BWV232) 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 B minor Mass (BWV232), Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (BWV244) as well as a solo recital in Budapest. Read More

Photo: X. Segat-Lebecque

27 Jul 2018

Musical Concert: Leonard Bernstein & His Friends

This summer Theodora performs in a concert in honour of the Leonard Bernstein centennial at the Darmstädter Residenzfestspiele in Germany. Leading the orchestra is Wolfgang Seeliger, who was an assistant to Leonard Bernstein from 1984 until his death in 1990.

Photo: Sabina Tuscany

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 eighteen 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 as a soloist 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

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. She will perform musical hits from The Phantom of the Opera, Mary Poppins, Whistle down the Wind, Tell me on a Sunday, Chicago, Rent and many more. The Diastasis Cultural Association has been putting on musical shows for over 30 years. Read More

Photo: Pavlos Vrionides

18 Sep 2017

Return to the Grand Hall (Budapest) 

Theodora returns to Hungary as Pallas in Bach’s cantata Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus (BWV205) in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest. This concert also features the acclaimed Russian violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky. The performance will be aired live on Bartók Rádió. Read More

Photo: Sabina Tuscany

8 Aug 2017

Recipient of Leventis Scholarship 2017/20

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 in the Művészetek Háza in Miskolc with the Hungarian National Choir. Read More

Photo: Rogosz Péter

31 Mar 2017

Recording of “Queen of Hearts”

Theodora sings “Queen of Hearts”, released on the album Emotive Drama by BMG Production Music under the Must Save Jane label. Composed by Caspar Kedros, Scott Doran, Theodora Raftis and Thom Robson. Use for world cinema, indie flicks and powerful drama / documentaries. Listen Here

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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

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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

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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7 Oct 2016

Role Debut: Servilia

Theodora returns to the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary) to sing the role of Servilia in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito. She will be accompanied by the Orfeo Orchestra and Purcell Choir, conducted by György Vashegyi. Read More

Photo: Kasza Gábor

25 Sep 2016

Gala Concert in Hungarian State Opera

Theodora takes part in the Gala Concert of the Éva Marton International Singing Competition, which will be held in the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest.

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24 Sep 2016

Finalist in Éva Marton International Singing Competition 2016

Theodora has been honoured as one of the 10 Finalists in the Éva Marton International Singing Competition 2016, held in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary). Theodora competed with over 100 competitors from 25 countries worldwide. Special thanks to the esteemed judges.

Photo: Laszlo Mudra

11 jul 2016

CD Release

The live recording of the Modern World Premiere of M. Haydn’s Kaiser Constantin I. Feldzug und Sieg with the Orfeo Orchestra, which took place in Budapest in May 2016, will be released on CD under the Glossa label (co-produced with MMA / Hungarian Academy of Arts). Read More

Photo: Petros Stylianou

7 May 2016

Modern World Premiere in Müpa (Budapest)

Theodora makes her debut in the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall of Müpa (Budapest) in Hungary. She performs the role of Philosophie in M. Haydn’s Kaiser Constantin I. Feldzug und Sieg. The Orfeo Orchestra is led by György Vashegy. The acclaimed cast includes Emőke Baráth, Klára Kolonits and Chantal Santon-Jeffery. Read More

Photo: Kasza Gábor

3 Apr 2016

2nd Prize Winner of József Simándy International Singing Competition 2016

Theodora has been honoured as the 2nd Prize Winner of the 9th József Simándy International Singing Competition 2016. The Gala Concert was held in the Szeged National Theatre in Hungary. Special thanks to the distinguished judges. Read More

Photo: Tibor Rosta

31 Mar 2016

Budapest Spring Festival

Theodora performs the role of La Filosofia in Hungary’s premiere of Cesti’s Orontea at the Budapest Spring Festival, with Aura Musicale conducted by Balázs Máté. She shares the stage with renowned Hungarian soprano Emőke Baráth in the title role. Read More

Photo: Kotschy Gábor

25 Jan 2016

Role Debut: Despina

Theodora performs the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary). She will be accompanied by the Liszt Ferenc Academy Symphony Orchestra and Alma Mater Choir, conducted by György Vashegyi. Read More

Photo: Kasza Gábor

1 Oct 2015

China Concert Tour

Theodora travels to China this month as a soloist in Rutter’s Magnificatwith four performances in the cities of Beijing and Shanghai.

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1 Apr 2015

Debut in the Grand Hall (Budapest) 

Theodora performs the title role of Händel’s Theodora in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary). She will be accompanied by the Liszt Ferenc Academy Symphony Orchestra and Choir, conducted by György Vashegyi. Read More

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1 Mar 2015

Solo Recital in Müpa (Budapest)

Theodora is very excited to be performing a solo recital in the Glass Hall of Müpa (Budapest) in Hungary, sponsored by Müpa as part of the Colour Concert Series. Read More

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