Swedish mezzosoprano, of greek ancestry, Katarina Giotas received her musical education
at Ingesund College of Music, The Vadstena Academy, Opera studio 67 and The University
College of Opera in Stockholm.
She made her debut as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro in Stockholm and she also had
great success in this role at the GöteborgOpera, after she debuted as Don Ramiro in La
Finta Giardiniera at the Royal Opera in Stockholm.
She performed Queen Kristina in Daniel Börtz’ new opera Magnus Gabriel at Läckö Slottsopera
in summer of 2008 as well as leading female roles in Börtz’s Goya commissioned by
the Göteborg Opera in 2009, Emilia in Otello, Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte at the
Göteborg Opera 2009/10, Princesse Bouillon in Adriana Lecouvreur, Suzuki in Madama
Butterfly at the Royal Danish Opera 2010/11, Charlotte in Werther, Carmenin Stockholm
and at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Amneris inAida at Teatro Massimo in Palermo.
Among her recent engagements are: Suzuki in Madama Butterfly at The Royal Danish
Theatre in Copenhagen in 2010/11; Carmenat Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm and
at Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 2012; Werther (Charlotte) in Estonia, Aida (Amneris)
at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and CarmenatTeatro La Fenice in Venice in 2013; Werther
(Charlotte) in Estonia and the debut as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier atDeutsches
Nationaltheater in Weimar in 2014; Der Rosenkavalier in Weimar and the debut as Judith
in the Bluebeard’s Castle at Göteborg Opera in 2015.
In 2015/16 she will perform Suzuki in Madama Butterfly in Göteborg and in Naples.
During the season 2016/17 she will perform Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle at Festival
Janacek in Brno, Carmen at Göteborg Opera.
In the summer 2017 she will be Maddalena in Rigoletto with Savonlinna Opera Festival,
in the autumn 2017 she will perform Das Lied von der Erde in Sweden and Rigoletto
(Maddalena) in Pavia, Como, Brescia, Cremona, Bergamo and Jesi.