RETURN

Spyros Aggelopoulos

GNO Chorus Member, Βaritone
He studied at the National Conservatory from where he graduated with honors n 1953. That same year he was hired as a chorus singer by the Greek National Opera, where in 1956 he became a soloist and interpreted numerous baritone roles over the next three decades. The first time his name is mentioned in a print program billing of the GNO is during the 1963-64 artistic season, in the course of which he sang the roles of Escamillo [Carmen] and Enrico [Lucia di Lammermoor]. His last performances at the GNO were from the season 1987-88, a period in which he sings the roles of Marco [Gianni Schicchi] and Sharpless [Madama Butterfly]. Between his first and last appearance at the GNO, he got to interpret leading and supporting baritone roles in 36 operas staged in 107 new productions and revivals, including: Count Almaviva [The Marriage of Figaro / Le nozze di Figaro], Sylvio [Pagliacci], Escamillo and Morales [Carmen], Onegin [Eugene Onegin], Enrico [Lucia di Lammermoor], the Priest [The Magic Flute / Die Zauberflöte], Lescaut [Manon Lescaut], Sharpless and Prince Yamadori [Madama Butterfly], Marcello [La bohème] Shchelkalov, Czernikowski and Pimen [Boris Godunov], Germont [La traviata], etc. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.