OLDER NEWS

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

Photo by Nikolai Marcinowski

16 Nov 2018

Debut in Shanghai Symphony Hall

A world tour of Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV232) 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 (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 Mass in B minor

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

Photo by X. Segat-Lebecque

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.

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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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18 Sep 2017

Return to the Liszt Academy, Budapest

Theodora returns to Hungary on 3 October 2017 as Pallas in Bach’s 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 by Sabina Tuscany

8 Aug 2017

Recipient of the 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 on 15 May 2017 in the Művészetek Háza in Miskolc with the Hungarian National Choir. Read more

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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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7 Oct 2016

Role Debut as Servilia in the Liszt Academy

Theodora returns to the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary) on 27 October 2016 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

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25 Sep 2016

Gala Concert in the Hungarian State Opera House

Theodora performs with the Hungarian State Opera Symphony Orchestra at the Gala Concert of the Éva Marton International Singing Competition on 25 September 2016, which will be held in the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest.

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24 Sep 2016

Finalist in the 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.

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11 jul 2016

CD Release

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

Photo by Petros Stylianou

7 May 2016

Modern World Premiere in Müpa

On 27 May 2016, Theodora makes her debut in the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall of Müpa Budapest in Hungary, as Philosophie in the Modern World Premiere of M. Haydn’s Kaiser Constantin I. Feldzug und Sieg. The acclaimed cast includes Emőke Baráth, Klára Kolonits, Chantal Santon-Jeffery… Read more

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3 Apr 2016

2nd Prize Winner of the 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

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31 Mar 2016

Budapest Spring Festival

Theodora performs the role of La Filosofia in Hungary’s premiere of Cesti’s Orontea at the well-known Budapest Spring Festival on 17 and 18 April 2016. She shares the stage with renowned Hungarian soprano Emőke Baráth in the title role. Read more

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25 Jan 2016

Role Debut as Despina in the Liszt Academy

Theodora performs the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte on 7 February 2016 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

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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 of the Liszt Academy

Theodora performs the title role of Händel’s Theodora on 15 April 2015 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

Theodora is very excited to be performing a solo recital in the Glass Hall of Müpa Budapest in Hungary on 11 March 2015, sponsored by MÜPA as part of the Colour Concert Series. Read more

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