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 such as La traviata (as Alfredo Germont), Gianni Schicchi (as Rinuccio), Otello (as Cassio), Rigoletto (Il Duka di Mantova), Pagliacci (as Beppe), Lucia di Lammermoor] (as Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Madama Butterfly (as Goro), Die Zauberflöte (as Monostatos), Manon Lescaut (as Edmondo), L'enfant et les sortilèges by Ravel (as Wedgewood Teapot), 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 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), 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.