The greek soprano Stamatia Gerothanasi is a BA and PhD (with distinction) holder on Musicοlogy from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; she also holds a Diploma in piano performance.
Since winter semester 2008 she has been studying with Kammersänger Prof. Jan-Hendrik Rootering in the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen. In December 2009 she gave her debut as Fiordiligi and in the coming productions of the University she sang the roles of Morgana (ALCINA) and Hanna Glavari (THE MERRY WIDOW). In January 2012 she sang Pamina (THE MAGIC FLUTE) in the theater of Hagen.
After the completion of her Diploma and her Master in Music/Voice Performance (July 2013) from Folkwang Universität der Künste, she has continued working with Prof. Rootering.
Stamatia Gerothanasi attended Voice Masterclasses with Olaf Bär, Kurt Equiluz, Brigitte Fassbaender, Marjana Lipovšek und Edith Mathis, among others.
She was awarded the Excellence Scholarship of the Folkwang Universität and the DAAD Prize. She has received a scholarship from Richard-Wagner-Verband Cologne for the year 2012.
From 2012 to 2016 she were in the ensemble of the state opera house of Schwerin (Mecklenburgischen Staatstheater Schwerin) where she appeared as Susanna (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO), Tatjana (EUGEN ONEGIN) - for the latter role she was awarded the Conrad-Ekhof-Preis in July 2013 - Mimì (LA BOHÈME), Rose (DEAD MAN WALKING), Baronin Freimann (DER WILDSCHÜTZ), Anne (THE RAKE’S PROGRESS), Pamina (DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE), Silviana (DIE LUSTIGE WITWE) and Violetta Valéry (LA TRAVIATA).
From the season 2017/2018 Stamatia Gerothanasi will be a member of the Theater Pforzheim.
|Gluck||ORFEO ED EURIDICE||Euridice|
|Heggie||DEAD MAN WALKING||Sister Rose|
|Humperdinck||HÄNSEL UND GRETEL||Taumännchen|
|Lehár||DIE LUSTIGE WITWE||Hanna Glawari|
|Lortzing||DER WILDSCHÜTZ||Baronin Freimann|
|Mozart||COSÌ FAN TUTTE||Fiordiligi|
|LE NOZZE DI FIGARO||Contessa, Susanna|
|THAMOS, KÖNIG IN ÄGYPTEN||Tharsis|
|Strawinsky||THE RAKE'S PROGRESS||Anne|
|Tschaikowski||EUGEN ONEGIN||Tatjana (dt.)|
|Verdi||LA TRAVIATA||Violetta Valéry|
|Wagner||TANNHÄUSER||Ein junger Hirt|