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Pietro MASCAGNI, Cavalleria Rusticana, DYNAMIC Blu-ray

Voulgaridou has the full measure of Santuzza’s musical and dramatic challenges. The voice has depth and beauty, but also a cutting edge that makes a telling impact in the moments when Santuzza is at her most desperate. Voulgaridou is a compelling stage presence, one who embodies the beautiful young jilted lover in totally convincing fashion. A welcome addition to the crowded field. Recommended....

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Spontini: Fernand Cortez (La conquète du Mexique)

The opera underwent substantial revisions in 1817, but this 2019 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino staging is the modern premiere of the original 1809 version […] you’ll find plenty to enjoy. Dario Schmunck’s heroic tenor is a good fit for Cortez […] Alexia Voulgaridou’s Amazily […] strong of voice and emotional commitment […] Limelightmagazine.com.au, Clive Paget on August 27, 2020

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Dans cavalleria rusticana Alexia Voulgaridou est Santuzza

Mimi et Manon il n’y a pas très longtemps, la voix de la soprano grecque s’est considérablement développée lui permettant désormais d’aborder des rôles plus dramatiques. Le timbre toujours jeune, l’aigu inaltéré, elle affronte crânement les difficultés du rôle dont elle dresse un portrait par ailleurs très émouvant.Resmusica.com. Andreas Laska, September 16, 2019

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Alexia Voulgaridou shines in Cecilia Ligorio’s sumptuous production

The standout solo performance of the evening came from the Greek soprano, Alexia Voulgaridou, in the role of Amazily, whose expressive performance uncovered the nobility and suffering of her character. She possesses a richly colored voice, bright and luminous, but with dark undertones which enabled her to furnish her lines with emotional depth and honesty, which combined with her use of...

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La metamorfosis de Madama Butterfly en la voz de Voulgaridou

La voz de Voulgaridou se escucha por primera vez envuelta por un coro femenino de voces ligeras y dulces que personifica la familia de Butterfly. El timbre y el carácter de la protagonista se destaca entre ellas por su energía que, en este primer acto, parece inquebrantable. Hay que decir que la propuesta vocal de la soprano griega es la de una Butterfly que se va transformando, como auténtica...

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