Irene Konsta, sopranoIrene Konsta was born in Athens,Greece. She studied classical singing and graduated in 2004 from the class of the World-famous bass George Pappas winning First prize and the Golden Award of exceptional performance. She has attended vocal seminars of G. Dimitrova, M. Caballe, L. Serra, R. Knoll and A. Christofellis in Greece and abroad. She has been collaborating with the Greek National Opera since 2008. Her repertory includes Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte-Mozart), Nedda (I Pagliacci-Leoncavallo), Desdemona (Otello-Verdi), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus-Strauss), Zerpina (La serva padrona-Pergolesi) and more. She performed the John Rutter’s Requiem with the Symphony Orchestra of the City of Athens under the direction of Eleftherios Kalkanis. In the summer of 2013 she sang the role of Io in P. Karousos ''Prometheus Bound'' in the small theatre of Ancient Epidavrus, in Ancient Theatre of Messina and in the National Archaeological Museum of Greece. Irene Konsta performed the role of Deianira in P. Karousos opera “Olympic Flame”, at the Old Parliament House of Greece. In March 2014 performed the role of Io in P. Karousos opera “Prometheus Bound” in New York and impressed audiences. She honoured with the Maria Callas Award from UNESCO.
|Irene Konsta at the Gala Opera presentation of Prometheus Bound by Panagiotis Karousos|
|Soprano Irene Konsta at the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus in P. Karousos works|