… the fantastic, very young French soprano Sarah Aristidou hits
so deftly and radiantly the highest tones and manages gigantic interval leaps with the
nonchalance of someone plucking a couple of cherries from a tree …

– Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung –

… no one can fail to be captivated by Sarah Aristidou
and her coloratura soprano …

– Süddeutsche Zeitung –

Sarah Aristidou – in the role of Franziska – masters the
great solo which forms the center of the opera
by employing her sense of drama and her grasp of the coloraturas …

– Abendzeitung –


International Opera Studio at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin!

Sarah Aristidou is a member of the International Opera Studio at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden for the seasons 2017/18 and 2018/19. She will be performing in different productions, amongst others as Taumännchen in a new production of Hänsel und Gretel. For more details please check the schedule.

Nominated as best newcomer of 2016 by „Opernwelt“ magazine!

Sarah Aristidou has been nominated for the award „Best newcomer“ singer by Egbert Tholl of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Winning Sarah the nomination was her performance as Franziska in „Die Arabische Nacht“ by Christian Jost which was staged in Munich’s Reaktorhalle, and accompanied by the Orchester des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz.


December 16, 2017
Der unglaubliche Spotz
Prinzessin Asta Basta
Mike Svoboda
Stage direction:
Marcin Łakomicki
Staatskapelle Berlin

Staatsoper Berlin
Unter den Linden

December 23, 25, 29, 2017
Hänsel und Gretel
Engelbert Humperdinck
Stage direction:
Achim Freyer
Staatskapelle Berlin
Sebastian Weigle

Staatsoper Berlin
Unter den Linden

December 26, 2017
Die Zauberflöte
W. A. Mozart
Stage direction:
August Everding
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Cohen/
Julien Salemkour

Staatsoper Berlin
Unter den Linden