Agathonos, Anna - Mezzo Soprano

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Agathonos, AnnaMezzo Soprano
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Agathonos, AnnaMezzo Soprano


Anna Agathonos completed her vocal studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and after that joined the Opera Studio of Marseilles (CNIPAL) for two years. First engagements led her to the opera houses of Marseilles, Avignon and Rouen as well as the music festivals of Aix-en-Provence (title role in La Cenerentola, 2000) and Pesaro (Melibea in Il Viaggio a Reims, 2002).
In September 2020 the Greek mezzo-soprano joined the ensemble of the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich where she performed, among other things, the Witch in Hänsel und Gretel, Filippyevna in Eugene Onegin, Dritte Dame in The Magic Flute and Madame Flora in Menotti’s The Medium.
From 2001 to 2010 she was a member of the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen where she began as a lyric mezzo-soprano and took over parts in several productions of rarely performed works of the bel canto era. (a.o. Bellini Zaira, Donizetti L' assedio di Calais, Meyerbeer Il Crociato in Egitto). Starting 2006 she moved on to the dramatic mezzo repertoire, with the help of her teacher, Elena Batoukova-Kerl, appearing as Azucena, Amneris, Carmen, Cassandre (Berlioz’s Les Troyens), Dalila, The Composer and Auntie (Britten’s Peter Grimes) and later added Ulrica, Ježibaba and Ortrud to the roles she has performed.
Anna has been freelancing since the season 2010/11. Guest contracts have led the Greek singer to the State Opera of Hannover, the State Theatre of Oldenburg, the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich, the State Theatre of Nuremberg as well as to the Opera houses of Erfurt, Chemnitz, Bonn, Mönchengladbach, Pforzheim and Bern. She has also appeared at the Greek National Opera in Athens, Opera Ireland in Dublin, Théâtre National du Luxembourg, the festival Ruhrtriennale ,the Bartók Plus Opera Festival in Miskolc, the Klagenfurt Opera and the Open Air Festival Oper Burg Gars in Austria.
The accomplished song recital and oratorio singer sung Verdi's Requiem and Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the State Orchestra of Thessaloniki, the contralto part in Mahler's 3rd Symphony with the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen and appeared in the Munich Philharmonic in a performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Orchestra of the Gärtnerplatztheater.