RETURNVassilis Kavayas

Vassilis Kavayas

Soloist, Tenor
Greek tenor, he studied at the Department of Music Studies (Ionian University) and voice under Christina Yannakopoulou at the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata. He continued postgraduate studies with Barbara Bonney at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg (grants from the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation and the State Scholarships Foundation, Greece). Further, he studied with Aris Christofellis. He received the first prize at the Competition of The Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe (2007). He has performed leading roles in such operas as Il barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, L’italiana in Algeri, Il viaggio a Reims, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Die Zauberflöte in prestigious theatres and festivals like the GNO, Athens Concert Hall, Linbury Studio Theatre (ROH), Rossini Festival (Pesaro), Teatro Comunale (Bologna), Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Lisbon), Salzburger Landestheater, Heidelberg Theatre Company, Teatro Lirico Cagliari, Teatro Verdi Trieste, Prague State Opera, Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), Göteborg Opera and Royal Swedish Opera. He has participated in recordings of such works as Semiramide (Naxos), Il trionfo di Clelia (MDG), Joseph Weigl’s Il sacrifizio (Newplay). // Last update of the biography: October 2019 - The list of productions below is continually updated.