Greek superstar Natasa Theodoridou is coming to London for a one night only performance. The singer will be live at East London music venue, Troxy (490 Commercial Road, E1 0HX), on Wednesday 5 June.
With her distinctive voice and great stage presence, Natasa Theodoridou is one of the biggest stars of the Greek music scene. Enjoy what promises to be a memorable evening as the much loved singer performs old favourites from across her career, alongside new material.
Natasa was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece. She studied journalism and at the same time completed a music degree (guitar and piano).
In 1988, she gave her first live artistic performance in her birthplace. Eight years later, in 1996, she decided to move to Athens to pursue her dream. She appeared at Handres music hall alongside other well-known Greek artists such as Antonis Remos, Lambis Livieratos and Triantafillos. This opportunity led to massive recognition for her and multiple professional singing offers. Her high quality performance on stage, along with her voice and style, led to her self-titled debut album, Natasa Theodoridou, being released in August 1997 under the Sony Music Entertainment label. The album was certified platinum within the first month of its release.
Her second album, Defteri Agapi, was released in 1998 and also achieved platinum status sales. During the same year, she appeared with Notis Sfakianakis, while in the summer, she performed at Asteria night club with the legendry Paschalis Terzis.
Her commercial success continued in 2000 with the release of her third platinum album, Tha Miliso Me T’ Asteria, becoming the only female Greek artist to have her first three albums achieve platinum status. That same season she appeared with Giorgos Mazonakis and Stelios Dionysiou.
The following year, she released her fourth album, Ip’ Efthini Mou, with a Greek adaptation of Shakira’s hit single Ojos Asi, adapted to Kataziteitai in Greek.
In 2002, she collaborated with famous songwriter and composer Giorgos Theofanous on the album Tosi Agapi Pos Na Hathei, which resulted in big commercial success. That same year, she started appearing alone for the first time at night club Fos, which would become her “home” for the following three years.
During that period, Natasa released a live album (2003) and then collaborated with Evanthia Rebutsika, the composer of her sixth album Erota, Den Xereis N’Agapas (2004).
In 2005, Natasa returned to the big musical halls, working with Giannis Parios and Sarbel, while her seventh, multi-collective, studio album, Os Ekei Pou I Kardia Mporei N’ Antexei was released.
In 2006, Eho Mia Agkalia was released, written by composer Giorgos Moukidis, and was certified gold.
In 2007, she released the album Natasa, celebrating her 10 years in Greek discography. The album gained gold certification just two weeks after its release. In September that year, she began appearances with Nikos Kourkoulis and Elli Kokkinou at club Votanikos. Sarbel soon replaced Kokkinou due to her taking maternity leave.
In 2008, Natasa signed again with Sony BMG Greece. On 17 October that year, she began appearances with Giorgos Mazonakis at club Votanikos for the winter season; her third consecutive winter singing there.
In November 2008, she released Dipla Se Sena, a two-disc best-of album that included 37 older hits of her career, a DVD with music videos, and three new songs written by Giorgos Theofanous with lyrics by Thanos Papanikolaou. The first single from the album was Dipla Se Sena.
In July 2009, Natasa released the studio album Mia Kokkini Grammi, working once again with composer Giorgos Theofanous. The album was certified platinum, with the self-titled song becoming a massive hit and being awarded at the 2010 Mad Video Music Awards.
In 2010, she released her eleventh studio album, E Zoi Mou Erotas, composed by Giorgos Moukidis.
In 2012, she collaborated for the third time with Giorgos Theofanous on the album Apenanti.
From 2013-2015, Natasa was signed to EMI Music. She released her 13th studio album, S’Agapo which was to be the last work for composer Antonis Vardis.
Natasa collaborated again with Giorgos Theofanous on the live album Mazi Me Sena in 2015.
She then released As’ Ta Ola Ki Ela, which marked her departure from Minos-EMI for Heaven MusicThe album was composed by Giorgos Sampanis.
Since then, she has released the albums Pote Den Efiga Apo’ Do and E Erotiki Natasa alongside numerous successful CD singles.
All her 17 solo albums have reached gold and platinum status and have earned recognition both nationally and internationally.
Throughout her career, Natasa has worked with many well-known composers and songwriters who had helped her set new standards in local music repertoire. They include Giorgos Theofanous, Giorgos Moukidis, Petros Iakovidis, Antonis Vardis, Giannis Parios, Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Ilias Filippou, Giannis Papadopoulos, Michalis Hatzigiannis, Eleanna Vrachali, Evanthia Reboutsika, Michalis Gkanas, Vasilis Giannopoulos, Natalia Germanou, Thanos Papanikolaou, Tasos Panagis, Panos Falaras, Triantafillos, Evi Droutsa, Eleni Giannatsoulia and Phoebus.
She has won numerous awards for her work, including two Arion Awards for Best Female Singer in 1995 and 1999. She has been nominated at the MAD Video Music Awards, the RTHL Music Awards and the Cyprus Music Awards. In addition to this, she has been recognised by numerous publications such as Billboard Magazine and Rolling Stone Magazine.
Natasa has two daughters – Christianna, from her first marriage to Takis Betas, and Andrianna, from her second marriage to plastic surgeon Andreas Foustanos.
When she isn’t performing or writing music, she enjoys spending time with her family and travelling around the world. She also enjoys yoga, cooking and reading books.
NATASA THEODORIDOU
live in London
A high-end production has been prepared for Natasa and her band at Troxy on Wednesday 5 June. Do not miss the opportunity
to see this Greek superstar shine on stage!
Secure your tickets now – book online at
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/natasa-theodoridou-london-tickets-796126073517
Doors open at 7pm.
Please note this is a 14+ event.
For further information, please visit
www.londongreekmusic.com

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