Evangelos Marsellos

Soloist, Bass
He studied at the Greek National Conservatoire under Smaragda Gennadi graduating in 1942. He made his debut during the summer of 1942 with the Athens Theater troupe, as The King of Egypt (Aida). He was hired by the newly-established Greek National Opera during the German Occupation, in the 1942-43 season, and for more than three decades he sang leading roles in operas and operettas. From 1943 to 1967 he participated in about 85 GNO productions and/or revivals, singing leading and supporting bass roles in the operas: Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, La bohème, Fedora, Lucia di Lammermoor, Un ballo in maschera, Aida, La traviata, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Boris Godunov, La Gioconda, The Khovansky Affair, La forza del destino, Prince Igor, Simon Boccanegra, Tannhäuser, Der Freischütz, Carmen, Il trovatore, Lohengrin, Andrea Chénier, The Queen of spades, L'amour des trois oranges and more. He has also appeared at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in the performances: Fidelio, Samson et Dalila, Petridis’ oratorio Saint Paul [Aghios Pavlos], Nabucco, Boris Godunov, Aida and Otello. He sang roles in the Greek operas Lily on seashore [Krino sto akroyiali], King Sunless [O vasilias aniliayos], The afternoon of love [To apogvema tis agapis], Kassiani. He also sang in the operettas Das Hollandweibchen, Das Dreimädelhaus, In the barracks [Sta parapigmata], Paganini, Die Zirkusprinzessin, Zar und Zimmermann. He participated in many premieres at the GNO. // Last update of the biography: March 2020 - The list of the productions below is continually updated.