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Sophia Patsi (Contralto)

Born: Thessaloniki, Greece

The Greek contralto, Sophia Patsi, finished her studies in the Conservatory of her hometown Thessaloniki in n 2009 with Grade:10 and First Prize. She then she decided to continue her studies abroad.As an Erasmus student she studied with Cheryl Studer in the Hochshule fur Musik, Wurzburg, Germany and since 2009 she studied in the Netherlands with Roberta Alexander, Carolyn Watkinson, Maarten Koningsberger, Xenia Meijer. In 2005 she was awarded with the 1st prize in the 21st National Singing Competition in Greece; in 2009 she was a finalist in the international Maria Callas Grand Prix, and in April 2010 she won the audience prize in the Prix díHarmonie competition in Rotterdam, Netherlands. For the period 2009-2011 she was a K. Kyriacopoulos scholar (National Opera of Greece) and this year (2013) she is supported by the Sweelinck Fonds. She has followed master-classes with Emma Kirkby, David Catalunya, John Dawson, Ghena Dimitrova, Edith Mathis, Claron McFadden.

Sophia Patsi has worked with musicians and conductors such as Teunis van der Zwart, Menno van Delft, Alfredo Bernandini, Patrick van der Linden, Gijs Leenars, Geert van den Dungen, Iason Marmaras. Currently she continues her studies in the Master Program of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Maarten Koningsberger and Xenia Meijer in the Early Music department.


Source: Fons Harmonicus Website (September 27, 2013)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2014)

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Video: BWV 54

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