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Makis (Stamatis) Gavriilidis

Soloist, Tenor
Born in Constantinople. He studied at the National Conservatory founded by Manolis Kalomiris. In 1972, immediately after graduating, he joined the Greek National Opera as a temporary member of the chorus and in 1973 - 1974 became a permanent member. From 1977-1999 he interpreted leading and secondary roles at the Greek National Opera in 35 operas, 80 productions and / or revivals. He appeared in the international opera repertoire The Fallen Woman [La traviata] (as Alfredo Germont) Gianni Schicchi (as Rinuccio), Othello [Otello] (as Cassio), Rigoletto (Il Douca di Mantova), Pagliacci (as Beppe), Lucia di Lammermoor] (as Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Madame Butterfly [Madama Butterfly] (as Goro), The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte] (as Monostatos ), Manon Lescaut (as Edmondo), The Child And The Spells [L'enfant et les sortilèges] by Ravel (as Wedgewood Teapot), The Sleepwalker [La sonnambula] (as Notary), Boris Godunov (as Prince Shuysky ) Betrothal In A Monastery (as Father Elustaf), Don Quixote ] (as Juan), Macbeth (as Malcolm), Don Carlo (as Il Conte di Lerma). He also sang in the operettas The Bat [Die Fledermaus] (as Alfred) The Godson (as Peter Charmides) and The Apaches of Athens (as Kostas) He has participated in five productions of the Greek National Opera at the Athens Festival: Carmen (1977), Othello [Otello] (1985), Aida (1991, 1993) and Nabucco (1992). In December 1997 he sang at the Athens Concert Hall in Alkis Baltas’ children’s opera ‘Momo’. He has performed many concerts and has repeatedly worked with the (former) Greek National Radio-Television. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.