|Kostas Smoriginas striking a Samsonesque pose
We first featured Kostas Smoriginas in June 2010 as one of our "emerging barihunks" when we realized the Lithuanian singer was about to explode onto the international opera stage. His smoldering good looks has already earned him the moniker "the Johnny Depp of Opera." We featured him again in October 2010 when he stole the show in San Francisco's "Le nozze di Figaro" despite being in the "second cast."
Ironically, the British are just discovering the 30-year-old singer despite the fact that he trained there and sang a number of smaller roles at the Royal Opera House, as well as covered lead roles. Kudos to Rupert Christiansen of The Telegraph in the United Kingdom for featuring the singer as a "New Face" of opera. You can click HERE to read the feature and learn more about this gifted performer and singer.
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