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Origin of Ravel’s 5 Greek Popular Songs

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Origin of Ravel’s 5 Greek Popular Songs

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GIRLS IN THE SUN

Almost a year ago I shook these goddesses very early off their beds in order to shoot them under the summer sun of Chalkidiki in Greece. Luckily, they also reminded me I should publish these photos. I don’t amuse myself into the idea of taking any credit for these pictures because really, they were just being natural. And sleepy.

Many thanks

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Aphrodite

Bye bye 2016 with Make Up Video

Hi friends,

this is a fast forward Make Up preparation for me as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Some close friends asked for it, so there it is!
I have been performing for 2 and a half months already, 4 shows per week. I am very grateful for this experience, I learned a looooot.
New shows to be announced soon!

I will not wish you happiness, because happiness is a choice. That is my resolution.

I wish you health from the bottom of my heart, to you and your dear ones!

Happy 2017!

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Aphrodite

The Barber of Seville

Dear friends,

I am happy to share that this winter I will be in Greece (Thessaloniki, performing as Rosina in The Barber of Seville! Directed by Karmen Rougheri, choreographed and highlighted by Petros Gallias and the costumes were made by Christina Kouloumpi. We are performing in the Main Concert Hall of Thessaloniki. Enjoy some pics from backstage as well as show time!!

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A SINGER PREPARES, Aphrodite Patoulidou

I am proudly presenting my Master Thesis: A SINGER PREPARES, 68 pages of undeniable wisdom (hehehe) — to prove that there is something more in my head than just resonance…–

INCLUDES:

  • What I have learnt close to Dinah Bryant, Daniel Blumenthal, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Ubaldo Fabbri, Julius Drake, Christianne Stotijn, Dietrich Henschel, Valerie Guillorit, Éric Lacascade, Angelica Cathariou, Athena Katsanevaki, Anne Catherine Gillet, Maja Jantar, Inge Spinette, Jan Vande Weghe, La Monnaie,  and many many more amazing teachers
  • A discussion starting from technique, fach system and interpretation to enjoyment and vocal freedom.
  • Photo project with Ioulia Spanou (and Kate Lides !), which portrays all of the characters I chose to sing for my graduation recitals in KCB.
  • *** The photo project will be exhibited in Koninklijk Conservatorium of Brussels (KCB) end of May!!

Find here Part I&II ! Download for free and let me know what you think 🙂

A Singer Prepares.Thesis.Act I Musicianship by Aphrodite Patoulidou.compressed

A Singer Prepares.Thesis.Act II Musicality by Aphrodite Patoulidou.compressed

All da best!
Aphrodite

Paris Reminiscence

In Paris, January 24th 2016, I had the pleasure to perform with the Orchestre Symphonic du XX under the baton of Mohamed Hafiz Razali! The audience welcomed us, warm and exciting, we had couple of encores, so we go back for two more concerts in April! À la prochaine!!!

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Paris Concert “Canto alla Vita!” with Orchestre Symphonique du XX, Photo: Michel Ciesiolka

Release of “Arrival”!

Hello October!

Month of my birthday!
It is with great pleasure that I announce the free downloaded form of my work for voice and piano “Arrival”!!!

In October 5th, 2015, the song “Arrival” premiered in Thessaloniki by soprano Ioulia Spanou.
It is a poem by Ioulia Spanou set to music by Aphrodite Patoulidou and dedicated to her dear friend Ioulia.
A work for voice and piano accompanied by artwork made by Aphrodite with Ioulia posing.
The work can be freely downloaded and performed without any rights.

Only obligation of performers is to always make a reference to composer and writer.
DOWNLOAD THE PDF HERE ARRIVAL, by Aphrodite Patoulidou

or send your email address using the CONTACT form and you will shortly receive a scanned copy of the score and artwork!
Enjoy

NEWS!

Hello!

First of all, I have been selected for the La Monnaie Opera Choir for next season in Brussels! Weeeee!
Second, here you can see a photo from the latest photoshoot I made in my apartment in Brussels. Rebecca is a musician situated in Leuven. We had only 2 hours to get this shots so I am very pleased with the outcome.
Third, the recital in Artbase last Wednesday was a-ma-zing! Such a warm atmosphere!
Last, this Wednesday I am playing in Kotconcerten Citybeats, Sint Michielstraat 28, 1000 Brussel +Nikos Baroutsakis.

Don’t miss it!
Take care of your selves! 

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Enjoy all the pics here

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