RETURNChristophoros Stamboglis

Christophoros Stamboglis

Soloist, Bass
He was born in Athens in 1963. 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 (The marriage of Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro] (Pimlico Opera, 1987), Don Alfonso [Thus do they all/Così fan tutte], Papageno [The Magic Flute/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 The magic flute [Die Zauberflöte], The Return of Ulysses to his Homeland [Il ritorno d 'Ulisse in patria], Elektra, Orpheus [L' Orfeo], etc. He made his GNO debut as Papageno [The magic flute]. 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 [The Bat/Die Fledermaus], Ramfis [Aida], Colline [La bohème], Don Alfonso [Thus do they all/Così fan tutte], Dr. Dulcamara [The elixir of love/L'elisir d'amore], Mustafa [The Italian Girl in Algiers/L'Italiana in Algeri], etc. He also sang leading roles in the premieres of Conroy and his Copies [O Konroua kai oi kopies tou], The Siege of Corinth [L'assedio di Corinto] (as Mahomet II), Attila, etc. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.