Aphrodite Patoulidou embarked on an international career as a member of the Equilibrium Young Artists Initiative by Barbara Hannigan, and as a Guest of Sasha Waltz. She has appeared in theaters such as Staatsoper Berlin, La Monnaie, Teatro Real Madrid, Greek National Opera; in concert halls such as Gothenburg’s, Snape Maltings, Bruges Concertgebouw and festivals such as the Ojai Music Festival in California, Flanders Festival, La Monnaie Sleepover, and at many festivals in Greece.
Her interpretations of Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress), Elle (La Voix Humaine), Belinda (Dido & Aeneas), Sophie Scholl (Weisse Rose) and Claude Vivier’s Lonely Child have been praised by the international press. Apart from opera, she also engages in concert work, lieder programs and body/voice improvisations.
Aphrodite can be seen on screen featuring in documentaries such as “Taking Risks” by Accentus, “Rétro” by Particia Nedzwiecki and in films such as “Twinkle, twinkle little star” by Greek Toys, a series for children for which she wrote the music.
She has a passion for composing, taking pictures, teaching and writing (column: “#liveyourdreamρε”). Her first illustrated cycle of poetry was published in Greece in 2011 as a national first prize winner. She also directed her own show of singers and dancers and she conducted the Greek Choir of Brussels.
Aphrodite studied at the University of Macedonia in Greece, the Royal Flemish Conservatorium of Brussels, University of Arts Berlin and spent some quality time in Paris. She has also studied modern and folk singing and plays the piano and guitar. She currently studies with baritone Aris Argiris. She likes snow and comic books. Not necessarily combined.
12, 14, 15 December 2018
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
25, 26 March 2019
Klara Festival, La Monnaie/De Munt