Dimitris Paksoglou

Born in Piraeus, Greek Tenor, Dimitris Paksoglou studied at the National Superior School of Drama (Veaki) in Athens where he graduated with distinction. Alongside his theatrical studies, he graduated from the Athens National Conservatory (Athenaeum) under the guidance of soprano Marina Krilovici and the Baritone Kostas Paskalis. He began his career as an actor (2002-2008) and worked in many theatres in Greece, including the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, the Greek National Theatre and the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) before deciding to focus on pursuing a career as a tenor and performing roles such as Radames, Des Grieux and Don Jose. As of September 2012, he belongs to the ensemble of the Greek National Opera.

Roles performed: Radames (Stade De France), Gustavo III (Greek National Opera), Des Grieux (Greek National Opera), Don José (Teatro Pubblico, Herodion Athens), Alfredo (Athens Festival, Greek National Opera), Pinkerton (Greek National Opera Herodion Athens), Turiddu (Opera de Saint Etienne, Greek National Opera), Macduff (Greek National Opera), Creonte Edipo Re (Thessaloniki Opera House), Danilo Danilovic (Greek National Opera), Araquil (Saint Etienne), Nobleman/ Nightwatcher (Opera Lorraine De Nancy), Mydas (Greek National Opera).

Oratorios:

Verdi’s Requiem, Dvorak’s Requiem,
Verdi’s “Inno delle Nazioni” and Beethoven’s “9th symphony”.

Conductors and directors he has cooperated with:

Errico Frezis, Loucas Karytinos, Alexandros Myrat, Gabriel Chmura, Juanjo Mena, Laurent Campellone, G. Del Monaco, D.Pountney, Myron Michailidis, Lorenzo Marianni , Philippe Forget and Stephen Langridge.

Forthcoming appearances:

Cavaradossi (Greek National Opera) January 2018
Albert MacGregor, Makropoulos Case (L Janacek) (Greek National Opera) May 2018
Don José (Greek National Opera Herodion Athens) July 2018

1. DON JOSE – CARMEN- BIZET
2. RADAMES- AIDA- VERDI
3. TURRIDU- CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA -MASCAGNI
4. DES GRIEUX -MANON LESCAUT- PUCCINI
5. GUSTAVO- BALLO IN MASCHERA – VERDI
6. MACDUFF- MACBETH- VERDI
7. ALFREDO -LA TRAVIATA- VERDI
8. ARAQUIL- LA NAVARAISSE- MASCAGNI
9. PINKERTON-MADAMA BUTTERFLY-PUCCINI
10. NADIR- PECHEURS DE PERLES- BIZET
11. ANDREA CHENIER-ANDREA CHENIER-GIORDANO
12. CANIO-PAGLIACCI-LEONCAVALLO
13. WERTHER- WERTHER- MASSENET
14. HOFFMANN- LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN- OFFENBACH
15. RINUCCIO- GIANNI SCHICCHI-PUCCINI
16. CAVARADOSSI- TOSCA- PUCCINI
17. EYGENE ONEGIN – EYGENE ONEGIN -TCHAIKOVSKI
18. DON CARLO- DON CARLO- VERDI
19. ERNANI-ERNANI- VERDI
20. ERIK-DIE FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER- WAGNER
21. CALLAF-TURANDOT-PUCCINI
22. RODOLFO-LA BOHEME-PUCCINI
23. STIFFELIO-STIFFELIO-VERDI
24. CREONTE-EDIPO RE – LEONCAVALLO
25. MYDAS- LA BELLE GALATHEE- SUPPE
26. EISENSTEIN- DIE FLEDERMAUSS- STRAUSS
27. D.DANILOVIC-MERRY WIDDOW-LEHAR
28. NIGHTWATCHER/NOBELMAN- THE PORTAIT-WEINBERG

Roles in red already performed