Stavros Papachristos

Soloist, Bass
He was born in Athens in 1937. At first, he studied at the Merchant Navy School of Engineering and later studied singing at the Greek National Conservatoire under Popi Papanagiotou-Vamvaka (1955-1958). Between 1965 and 1970, he continued voice studies at the Hellenic Conservatory of Music and Arts and received his diploma. He became a member and soloist with the choir of the City of Athens. Subsequently, he gave concerts in Athens and other Greek cities and participated in recordings of Greek Radio. He worked with the GNO from 1969 to 1991, performing minor bass roles in 12 operas, two operettas, as well as a musical and an oratorio, in about 45 productions and/or revivals. His appearances included the following works: The Tales of Hoffmann [Les contes d'Hoffmann], Werther, The Merry Widow [Die lustige Witwe], The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte], Macbeth (Herodeion, 1969), Boris Godunov (Herodeion, 1972), Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Falstaff, Show boat, Gianni Schicchi, Spring tale [Anooixiatiko paramythi], The Apaches of Athens [Oi apachides ton Athinon], Betrothal in a Monastery, Kassiani, as well the oratorio St. Paul [Paulus] (Herodeion, 1975). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.