About Elena

For Press & Interviews only – for Biography please click here A versatile and experienced performer, Elena Xanthoudakis was born in Mt Beauty, Victoria to an Australian mother and a Greek father. Her first stage performance was at the age of four, singing and dancing as part of her early […]

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Articles and Press – samples from the Media about Ms Xanthoudakis (This list is by no means comprehensive)   The Herald Sun – Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford is directing Rossini’s Otello for Melbourne Opera -2018   Limelight Magazine – Bruce Beresford – Verdi’s Otello is not the only one – 2018 Limelight […]

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Otello – Desdemona – Rossini – Melbourne – 2018   But this production belonged to Elena Xanthoudakis, as glorious a Desdemona as she was earlier Maria Stuarda and Anna Bolena in the company’s previous productions. In total command of the ferociously demanding coloratura, she provided beauty and power right through […]

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