Soprano

Kontora Danae

Danae Kontora is a coloratura soprano from Greece. She studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich and at the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding. She sang the part of the Queen of the Νight at Semperoper Dresden, Komische Oper Berlin, Oper Frankfurt, Oper Stuttgart, Aalto Musiktheater Essen, Oper Leipzig and on tour in Beijing, Macao, and Taiwan. Other parts include Philippe (The Devils of Loudun) at the Bavarian State Opera, Frasquita (Carmen) at the Greek National Opera, Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Finnish National Opera, Fritzi (Die Weiden) at the Vienna State Opera, Oscar at Israeli Opera, Blonde (The Abduction from the Seraglio) at Oper Leipzig, Tigrane (Radamisto) at Oper Frankfurt, Olympia (The Tales of Hoffmann) at Theater Erfurt. At the Edinburgh International Festival, she sang the Woodbird (Siegfried) and Woglinde (Götterdämmerung) with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Andrew Davis. Danae Kontora also gave her BBC Proms debut at Royal Albert Hall in London with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Constantinos Carydis.

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