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Dimitris Stefanou

Soloist, Tenor
He was born in Mytilini. He studied at the Athens Conservatory under soprano Mireille Flery, graduating in 1975 with honors and first prize. During the period 1973-1998, he worked with the GNO in about 100 productions and/or revivals of 37 works, interpreting leading and supporting tenor roles in operas and operettas. Among others, he performed the roles of: Ishmael [Nabucco] (Herodeion, 1992), Duke of Mantua [Rigoletto], Manrico and Ruiz [The troubadour/Il trovatore], Alfredo Germont [La traviata], Turiddu [Rusic Chivalry/Cavalleria rusticana], Werther [Werther], Edgardo [Lucia di Lammermoor], Falke and Alfred [The bat/Die Fledermaus], Pinkerton [Madama Butterfly], Lord Riccardo Percy [Anna Bolena], Rodolfo [La bohème], The Pretender under the name Grigoriy [Boris Godunov], Count Almaviva [The barber of Seville/Il barbiere di Siviglia], Gonzalve [Spanish Time/L’heure espagnole], Chekalinsky [The Queen of spades/Pique Dame], Binder [House of the three girls/Das Dreimädelhaus], Lidoro [The Italian girl in Algiers/L'Italiana in Algeri], Don Antonio [Betrothal in a Monastery], Hoffman [The Tales of Hoffmann/Les contes d’Hoffmann], Don Carlo [Don Carlo], Ferrando [Thus do they all/Così fan tutte], Chevalier Renato des Grieux [Manon Lescaut], Mario Cavaradossi [Tosca], etc. He also participated in Greek operas and operettas as Lysias [Rhea], Valdo [Flora mirabilis], Charmidis [The Godson/O vaftisstikos]. In addition, he sang in symphonic concerts, interpreting vocal works, such as Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, etc. He appeared in many festivals and worked with a number of opera houses in Europe. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.