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Pantelis Psychas

Soloist, Bass
He was born in Mytilini. He began studying Byzantine music at a young age. He obtained a diploma in monody and a bachelor’s degree from the Athens University of Economics and Business. During the years 1980-2008, he appeared at the GNO in approximately 60 productions and/or revivals. He performed leading and supporting roles in 21 operas, including: The magic flute [Die zauberflöte], The servant turned mistress [La serva padrona], The secret marriage [Il matrimonio segreto], Adriana Lecouvreur, Bastien und Bastienne, The power of fate [La forza del destino], The wise girl [Die kluge], Julius Caesar in Egypt [Giulio Cesare in Egitto], Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Boris Gudunov, Shadowy waters [Ta xotika nera], The tales of Hoffmann [Les contes d'Hoffmann], Rigoletto, Salome, Gianni Schicchi, Tosca. He also interpreted, at times multiple, roles in the operettas The Bat [Die Fledermaus], The Apaches of Athens [Οι απάχηδες των Αθηνών], House of the Three Girls [Das Dreimäderlhaus], Remember those years [Thymisou ekeina ta chronia], The Godson [Ο βαφτιστικός]. He also sand in the ballet The Accursed Snake [To katarameno fidi] (Massine/Hadjidakis). He played in the films Kavafy (1996) and Black out (1998), and he is interpreting songs by Attik in the LP “Attik – Tribute” (Protasis). He has also interpreted works by Iossif Benakis and Thomas Bakalakos.