Timos Sirlantzis

Bass-baritone Timos Sirlantzis was born in Thessaloniki and graduated from the Serres Music High School. In addition to his vocal studies at the Conservatory in Drama (Greece) with Chariklia Glavopulu, he also studied violin and piano here and followed this up with a master’s degree at the Opera School of the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts with Teru Yoshihara. For this he received a scholarship from the Onassis Cultural Centre.

Already during his vocal studies he performed, among others, as Kalchas in Offenbach’s La belle Hélène and as Officer in Phillip Glass’ In the Penal Colony in productions of the Onassis Cultural Centre as well as Mamma Agata in Viva la Mamma, Frank Maurrant in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene and as Sparafucile in Rigoletto at the Wilhelma Theatre in Stuttgart. He has also appeared as a narrator in Die Zauberflöte at the National Opera of Greece and as Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte at the Daegu Opera House in South Korea. He participated as an ensemble member in the CD production of countertenor Franco Fagioli by Parnassus Arts Productions together with Deutsche Grammophon. He also plays a total of seven instruments and was the conductor of the Apollon Amphipolis marching orchestra in his home town for three years.

As a concert singer, Timos Sirlantzis has performed in Mozart’s Requiem with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Greece and in the Greek song concert Brichst du auf gen Ithaka in Munich’s Gasteig. Other engagements include Colline in La bohème in Germany and Papageno in Barrie Kosky’s production of Die Zauberflöte at the Komische Oper Berlin and the National Opera of Greece.

Since the 2018/2019 season he has been a member of the ensemble at the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich, where he had previously appeared on stage as Masetto in Don Giovanni. Here he has appeared as Angelotti (Tosca), Monterone (Rigoletto ), Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and as Johann Michael Vogl in the world premiere of Schuberts Reise nach Atzenbrugg as well as in Momo and King Arthur.

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