Lenia Safiropoulou  (Λένια Ζαφειροπούλου)




Τι βγάζετε το αρνί σας βόλτα κάθε μέρα greek

Translations: en

to poem

Pax Nox greek

Translations: de

to poem

Μετά τον χoρτασμό των πεντάκις πέντε χιλιάδων greek

Translations: de

to poem

Υπνωτικά λειβάδια greek

Translations: de it

to poem

μετά την πανθομολογούμενη greek

Translations: en it

to poem

Ορφέας - Μαντελστάμ greek

Translations: de

to poem

Διίστανται οι απόψεις greek

Translations: de

to poem

Lenia Safiropoulou  Λένια Ζαφειροπούλου

photo © Ioanna Ralli
* , Athens, Greece
lives in: Athens, Greece

Lenia Safiropoulou is an opera singer, poet and translator. She has published three poetry books. Her poems have been translated into English, German, Italian and Finnish. She has translated into Greek poems by Goethe and Heine and Tsar Saltan by A.Pushkin as well as the complete sonnets and the Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare.

Lenia has given recitals in Athens, London, Paris, Lyon, Berlin, Hamburg, Barcelona and Nicosia.

 photo © Ioanna Ralli
She has sung with British and Greek symphony orchestras, and participated in productions of Royal Festival Hall, Bayreuth Barock festival, Greek National Opera and the Athens Festival. In 2017, her personal album Sunless Loves, with works by Brahms, Prokofiev and Mussorgsky, was published by the British label First Hand Records.

Lenia is a producer of the National Greek Cultural Radio ERT3.

She has studied singing, piano and art song in The Musikhochschule in Stuttgart with scholarships of the Maria Callas and Alexandros Onassis Foundations, and opera at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio in London, supported by the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

  • Paternoster Square

    Μια διαδρομή σε 53 στάσεις

    Εκδόσεις Πόλις, 2012

  • Σκληρό να σκοντάφτεις σε πέτρες

    Εκδόσεις Πατάκη, 2015

  • Αίθουσα των χαμένων βημάτων

    26 ασκεπείς λυγμοί

    Εκδόσεις Πόλις, 2019

  • 2012 Βραβείο πρωτοεμφανιζόμενου συγγραφέα του περιοδικού Αναγνώστης

  • 2012 Βραχεία λίστα Κρατικών Βραβείων Λογοτεχνίας

  • 2013 Anagnostis Prize

  • 2017 Woman of the Year Award (Athens)

  • 2019 Βραβείο Γ. Κάρτερ ιδρύματος Αικατερίνης Λασκαρίδη [G.Carter Poetry Prize of the A.C. Laskaridis Foundation]