Greek soprano Maritina Tampakopoulos has been a member of the “Artist Diploma in Opera Studies” program at The Juilliard School, where she sang Mimì in La bohème under the baton of Keri-Lynn Wilson. At Juilliard Opera she made her operatic debut in the 2018-2019 season, as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and she sang on that stage also Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda and Elisabeth de Valois in Verdi’s Don Carlos.
Before moving to New York, in 2014 she graduated with honors from the National Conservatory of Greece, then she specialized at Vienna State Opera and she studied in Modena under the guidance of Raina Kabaivanska.
Maritina Tampakopoulos excelled in several international singing competition, such as in 2020 International Competition “Spazio Musica” (First Prize and Audience Award), in 2019 “R. Zandonai” International Competition (First Prize), in 2018 “Ottavio Ziino” Competition in Rome (finalist). In 2019 she has also been a finalist in “Voci Verdiane” Competition in Busseto and following this achievement Teatro Regio di Parma invited her for a series of concerts dedicated to Verdi.
Her most recent projects include Prokof’ev’s The Gambler at Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, the role debut as Hélène in Les vêpres siciliennes at Teatro Massimo in Palermo and the company debut at Teatro Regio in Turin as Mimì in La bohéme.