Dimitris Paksoglou

Greek tenor, he was born in Piraeus and studied drama at the Veaki School. As a theatre actor he performed in prestigious stages such as Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, National Theatre of Greece and Art Theatre of Karolos Koun. He graduated from the Athens Conservatory, where he studied under Kostas Paskalis and Marina Krilovici. Later he went to France, where he worked in various theatres and made his debut as Radamès (Aida) at the national stadium of the country. He has worked with leading conductors such as Laurent Campellone, Gabriel Chmura, Philippe Forget, Errico Fresis, Lukas Karytinos, Juanjo Mena, Myron Michailidis, Alexandros Myrat, Ondrej Olos, and directors like Hugo de Ana, Giancarlo del Monaco, Stephen Langridge, Lorenzo Mariani and David Pountney. He has sung, among others, Don José (Carmen), Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana), Macduff (Macbeth), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Mario Cavaradossi (Tosca), Alfredo (La traviata), Canio (Pagliacci) and Albert Gregor (Věc Makropulos). Since 2012 he has been a permanent member of the Greek National Opera.