Sadness: Berlin mezzo dies, aged 47main
The Komische Oper has announced the death, at 47, of Stella Doufexis after a long illness.
Of Greek origin, Stella sang in the German premieres of Birtwistle’s The Second Mrs Kong and the Philip Glass/Doris Lessing Planet 8. She sang in several major European houses and festivals, including Wigmore Hall.
Stella was married to the composer Christian Jost.