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Petros Magoulas

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Petros MagoulasPetros Magoulas is an opera singer (bass), born in Athens, Greece. Ηe studied singing & opera performance with Frangiscos Voutsinos and Kostas Paskalis, along with his studies in advanced theory of music. He has performed in many opera productions at the Greek National Opera, Kiel Opera, Opera of Bilbao (ABAO), Welsh National Opera, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Athens Megaron, Athens Festival, Opera of Thessaloniki and Opera Festival of Ancient Corinth. From 2010 to 2013 he was a member of the ensemble of the Kiel Opera in Germany. As of 2014 he is at present a member of the ensemble of the Greek National Opera. During the last few seasons he sang leading roles such as Sarastro (The Magic Flute, Mozart), Osmin (The Abduction from the Seraglio, Mozart), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni, Mozart), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte, Mozart), König Heinrich (Lohengrin, Wagner), Daland (The Flying Dutchman, Wagner), Banco (Macbeth, Verdi), Sparafucile (Rigoletto, Verdi), Pagano (I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Verdi), Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini), Water-gnome (Rusalka, Dvořák), Comte des Grieux (Manon, Massenet), Colline (La Bohème, Puccini), Alidoro (La Cenerentola, Rossini) and Lorenzo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Bellini). He also performed the bass soloist parts in concert-works such as Verdi's Requiem, Mozart's Requiem, Bach's St John Passion, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Handel's Messiah, Bach's Mass in B minor, Mozart's Great Mass in C minor, Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, Haydn's Stabat Mater, Shostakovich's Symphony No.14, and Tippett's A Child of Our Time.

This season (2018/2019) Petros Magoulas is appearing as Comte des Grieux (Manon, Massenet), Jacopo Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra, Verdi) and in the ballet production of The Wedding (Igor Stravinsky) at the Greek National Opera. He is also appearing as Palaion Patron Germanos in the opera "Marco Bozzari" of the greek composer Paolo Carrer (1829-1896) with the Athens Philharmonia Orchestra (Athens Megaron), in Beethoven's Symphony No.9 with the Thessaloniki State Orchestra (Thessaloniki Concert Hall), and in Bruckner's Mass No.3 with the Athens State Orchestra (Athens Megaron).

His recordings include leading roles in international releases of Handel's operas Oreste, Arianna in Creta, Tamerlano, Giulio Cesare, Alessandro Severo released by MDG, and also Arminio released by DECCA.