Friday, September 18, 2015

Introducing Greek barihunk Georgios Iatrou

Georgios Iatrou
Georgios Iatrou is currently sing Kostandis in Bohuslav Martinů's The Greek Passion at the Aalto Musiktheater Essen, where he joined the ensemble last month. The Greek Passion is one of the last works of  Bohuslav Martinů and it was not premiered until after his death. The composition consumed him for the last five years of his life and is based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. 

This season he'll be performing Schaunard in Puccini's La bohème, Farfarello in Prokofiev's The Love for Three Orange, the Speaker in Mozart's The Magic Flute, the Marquis in Verdi's La traviata and Figaro in Rossini's The Barber of Seville.

Martinů's The Greek Passion from Bregenz:

Iatrou was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1986 and studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Köln and the Musikhochschule Robert Schumann in Düsseldorf, where he performed Frank Maurrant in Kurt Weill's Street Scene. He was the top prize winner at the Schmolz und Bickenbach Competition and the Nei Stemmen International Competition in Luxemburg.

He has appeared as Guglielmo in Mozart's Così fan tutte at the Teatro Poliziano, Daniel in Turnage's Anna Nicole at Theater Dortmund, Tancredi in Monteverdi's Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda at Theater Aachen and the apprentice in Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg at the Cologne Opera.

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