Spyros Angelopoulos

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 (Le nozze di Figaro), Sylvio (Pagliacci), Escamillo and Morales (Carmen), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), the Priest (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.