Tassis Christoyannis

Description

Regarded as one of the finest baritones of his generation, admired for his acting skills and his musicality, Athens born Tassis Christoyannis studied piano, singing, conduct in gand composition at the Athens Conservatory, before going on to specialise in the Italian repertoire with the baritone Aldo Protti.

After several years as a member of the Greek National Opera in Athens, he joined the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, where he took major roles in works by Monteverdi, Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini and others. Now freelance, he sings the principal baritone roles in Italian, French and Russian works at opera houses and festivals all over Europe, including Paris, Vienna, Berlin, Geneva, Glyndebourne, Brussels, Amsterdam, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Frankfurt, etc. Tassis Christoyannis is also much in demand for his skills as a song recitalist.