Julia Souglakou has studied classical singing in Athens with Aris Christofellis and in London, on the “Maria Callas” scholarship, under the guidance of Chr. Lambrakis.
She has, time and again, collaborated with the Greek National Opera, the Athens Concert Hall, the Salonika Concert Hall, with a great number of Festivals (Athens Festival, Montpellier, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Nafplion, Santorini), playing opera roles such as : Nedda (Pagliacci), Elvira (Ernani), Amelia (Boccanegra), Contessa ( Nozze di Figaro), Santuzza (Cavalleria), Bolena, First Lady (Zauberflöte), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Freia, (Rheingold), Lady Macbeth, Leonora (Trovatore), Gioconda, Madre (Prigioniero), Ariadne, Begbick (Mahagony), Andromache’s Farewell, Mrs Grose (Turn of the Screw),Medea (Mayr), Brünhilde (Götterdämmerung). Ortrud (Lohengrin), Kostelnitska (Jenufa).
She has also interpreted leading parts in operas by Greek composers, such as: Kalomiris (Shadowy Waters, Anatoli),Samaras (Rhea, Martys), Kounadis (Gyrismos), Theodorakis (Lyssistrata, Antigone), Mikroutsikos (Eleni’s Return),Tsalahouris (Pushkin),Carrer (Markos Botsaris, Frossini), Koumentakis (Murderess), Kipourgos (Medea), Rossopoulos (Kerenia Koukla).
Besides, she has participated in Oratorio productions, such as: Johannes Passion, Messias, Requiem (Mozart, Brahms), Stabat Mater (Pergolesi, Boccherini), 9th Symphony (Beethoven), Nelson’s Mass (Haydn), Elias, Paulus (Mendelsohn),C-moll Mass (Mozart), Oratorio de Noël (Saint-Saëns).
She has made a wide range of personal recitals and participated in many chamber music concerts. In addition, she has joined forces, as a Soloist with big as well as small orchestras, such as: Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Orchestra of Colors, Prague Virtuosi, Philharmonic Orchestra of Köln, National Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra of Athens and many others.