Andromahi Raptis


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Greek-Canadian soprano Andromahi Raptis is currently an ensemble member at Staatstheater Nürnberg, where she is this season singing the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor, Adele Die Fledermaus, Zerlina Don Giovanni and Blumenmädchen Parsifal. Her varied repertoire in Nürnberg includes also Sophie Der Rosenkavalier, Adina L’elisir d’amore, Susanna Le nozze di Figaro, Musetta La Bohème, Gretel Hänsel und Gretel, Frasquita Carmen, Sophie Scholl Weiße Rose, Maria West Side Story, Isabella Märchen im Grandhotel, Atalanta Serse, Julia Der Vetter aus Dingsda, Tangolita Ball im Savoy, Falke Die Frau ohne Schatten, La Musica L’Orfeo and the 1. Soprano in Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz. She sang the role of Mme KI in the world premiere of Anno Schreier’s Turing and ventured into the acting world for a multidisciplinary play, vendetta vendetta, where she contributed the Queen of the Night and Lulu arias. She is a recipient of a 2021 Bavarian Arts Advancement Award and her portrayal of Despina Così fan tutte was distinguished by Curt Magazin as a highlight of the 2018-2019 season.

Andromahi Raptis debuted at Komische Oper Berlin in 2017 as Hahn in the new children’s opera Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten. That same season saw her debut at Staatsoper Hamburg as Elisabeth in the world premiere of Jan Dvorák’s Frankenstein, for which she was praised as “a discovery” (Das Opernmagazin). She has also appeared at Staatsoper Hannover, Gärtnerplatz Theater, Oper Halle, Anhaltisches Theater Dessau and the Kurt Weill Festival. Her further roles have included Ilia Idomeneo, Mabel The Pirates of Penzance, Amanda Der Teufel auf Erden, Clorinde Dr. Faust jun. and Johanna Sweeney Todd.

In concert Andromahi Raptis has sung Gabriel in Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, as well as Orff's Carmina Burana and Soprano I in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor. She enriched her connection to German art song at the Franz-Schubert-Institut in 2012. The Hidalgo Festival in Munich welcomes her regularly for various song performances. An avid performer of contemporary music, she has premiered several new works, such as Oriol Cruxient’s Manifest with the Münchner Rundfunk Orchester under the baton of Ulf Schirmer and Konstantia Gourzi’s Eros with the Bayerische Staatsorchester. She portrayed the soprano part in Claude Vivier’s Kopernikus with the 2014 Münchener Biennale.

After obtaining an Honours Bachelor’s in Voice from the University of Toronto, Canada, she moved to Germany in 2013 to pursue a Master’s in Voice at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München and then a Master’s in Opera at the Theaterakademie August Everding. She was a member of the studio of l’Opéra de Lyon in 2016, where she sang Bubikopf Der Kaiser von Atlantis. In 2017, she took Munich’s Prinzregententheater by storm with the demanding part of the Controller in Jonathan Dove’s Flight. In 2019, she was awarded 2nd prize at the 11th International Hilde Zadek Voice Competition.


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