Takis (Panagiotis) Papanastasiou

GNO Chorus Member, Tenor
He made his debut at the Greek National Opera in 1950 as Parpignol (La bohème). During his collaboration with the GNO from 1949 to 1968, he appeared in five operas and nine operettas in 38 productions and/or revivals, performing some leading roles but mainly supporting roles, including: Canio (Pagliacci), Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana), Ismaele (Nabucco) (Odeon of Herodes Atticus, 1959/60) Emmanuele (Paganini), Parpignol (La bohème), Καινεχσβάρτεν (Die Zirkusprinzessin), Alexius (Der tapfere Soldat), Ιστβάν (Die Csárdásfürstin), Stepanov (Der Orlow), Karl Stefan (Gräfin Mariza). He participated as Silas in the world premiere of Peter Petrides’ oratorio St. Paul, presented as part of the 1900th anniversary of Apostle Paul’s arrival in Greece (Odeon of Herodes Atticus, 29/6/1951). He participated in a concert to celebrate the October 28 Greek National Day, singing songs by Kalomiris and Evangelatos (28/10/1952). // last update of the biography: December 2018 - The list of the productions below is updated.