RETURNChristophoros Stamboglis

Christophoros Stamboglis

Soloist, Bass
He was born in Athens. He began studying singing at the Athens Conservatoire under Kiki Morfoniou (1981). On a scholarship from the Maria Callas Foundation, he completed his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (1984-1988) under Armen Boyajian, and continued in New York under Armen Bogiatzian. He also studied under Kostas Paschalis and Dimitri Kavrakos. He debuted in London as Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro, Pimlico Opera, 1987), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Leporello (Don Giovanni, 1988/89). He sang works by Greek and foreign composers. His repertory includes 70 roles. He appeared in Europe (London, Geneva, Madrid, Nice, Italy), the USA (Metropolitan Opera New York) and Asia. His has an increasing recording list (LYRA, Bongiovanni, EMI, etc.). He has been a resident staff member of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein (2002-2007). He worked repeatedly with the Athens Concert Hall in productions such as Die Zauberflöte, Il ritorno d 'Ulisse in patria, Elektra, L' Orfeo, etc. He made his GNO debut as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte). Since then he has participated in more than 65 productions and/or revivals. He sang starring, comprimario and secondary bass roles in some 30 operas, such as: Leporello (Don Giovanni), Frank (Die Fledermaus), Ramfis (Aida), Colline (La bohème), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Dr. Dulcamara (L'elisir d'amore), Mustafa (L'Italiana in Algeri), etc. He also sang leading roles in the premieres of Conroy and his Copies [O Konroua kai oi kopies tou], L'assedio di Corinto (as Mahomet II), Attila, etc. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.