Georgios Moulas

Soloist, Bass
He was born in Egypt, in 1896. He first performed in operettas from 1916 to 1920 in Alexandria, Egypt. He began studying lyric singing in 1920 for four years in Milan, while performing in many theaters in Italy. He settled in Athens since 1924 and participated in the performances of the 3rd Hellenic Melodrama, of which he also was artistic director in its last period (until 1939). He participated in tours of the said theatrical company in Cephalonia (1927, 1934) and elsewhere. Thereafter, he collaborated with the theatrical company “Athens Melodrama”. He became member of the Greek Actors’ Union in 1927. He collaborated with the newly-founded Greek National Opera during the period 1942-53 in 32 productions and/or revivals of ten lyric works. He interpreted leading and principal bass roles such as Raimondo [Lucia di Lammermoor], Rocco [Fidelio] (Odeon of Herodes Atticus, 1944, 1950), Spinolas [Rea], Tommaso [The Lowlands/Tiefland], Don Basilio [The Barber of Seville/Il barbiere di Siviglia], Sparafucile [Rigoletto], Colline [La bohéme], Archbishop of Kalavryta, Germanos [Markos Botsaris], Samuel [A Masked Ball/Un ballo in maschera], Antheus [Dido]. He sang co-leads in Greek National Opera’s premieres of the lyrical works Lucia di Lammermoor, Rea, La bohéme, A Masked Ball, The Lowlands, Fidelio (in the last two, during season 1943-44, next to up-and-coming Maria Callas). He also participated in the concert honoring Odysseas Lappas’s thirty years of artistic action, organized by the Greek National Opera on 13/01/1946.