The Greek born mezzosoprano Maria Droulou studied violin at the conservatory of Heraklion and graduated singing at the privat University of Vienna. Already during her studies was engaged to sing Rosina IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA of Rossini at the summer festival of Klosterneuburg, Mme la Folie,Clarine, Amor from Rameau’s PLATÉE at the summer festival of old music in Wilhering (Linz) and was soloist of the St.Augustin Church in Vienna.
After her studies she was accepted to join the Young Artists Programme (CFL) of the National Opera of Paris. She worked, among others, with Michelle Wegward, Janine Reiss, Bob Kettelson, Myriel Corradini, Marco Boemi and Paolo Montarsolo. She performed the roles of Rosina IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Fiordiligi COSÍ FAN TUTTE, Erste Dame DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Helena MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Desdemona from Rossini’s OTHELLO and Arabella ARABELLA.
During this period of time she performed also Fiordiligi COSI FAN TUTTE at the Festival Septembre Musical d’Orne and was Cover for the role at the Festival Aix en Provence.
For her achievements was honoured with the “Cercle de Carpeaux” Prize.
She gave her debut at the national opera of Algiers as Rosina IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA .
In Vienna she was chosen to sing the Erste Dame from Perne’s modern opera ZAUBERFLÖTE ’06 and presented in concert La Femme from Poulenc’s LA VOIX HUMAINE at the Hofmannsthal Haus.
In Nottingham sang Tosca TOSCA and Santuzza CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA.
For Radio France she sang in concert Aida AIDA.
2013 changed to the Mezzo repertoire and interpretated in Vienna Azucena IL TROVATORE .
Her large concert experience includes the participation, among others, in concerts of the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, of the philharmonic orchestra Bohuslav Martinù and of the Opera North Orchestra.
The love for German and French songs led her to present her interpretations in Vienna, Heraklion, Nottingham and in Göttingen.
Her repertoire includes the presentation of Greek songs at the hall of the national broadcasting agency of Austria (ORF Haus) in Vienna and broadcasting of those.
Languages: Greek, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian.