Yannis Kalyvas

Greek tenor, he studied at the Department of Communication and Media Studies (NKUA), as well as piano and singing (diploma) at Attiko Conservatory, Athens. He continued his studies at the Music Academy of Würzburg and later at the Music and Theatre Academy of Munich. He has received scholarships from the Richard Wagner Verband Würzburg and the Maria Callas Scholarships Society (Friends of Music Society). He has performed Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Oberto (Alcina), Anthony (Sweeney Todd) and Tony (West Side Story, Armonia Atenea) at the Athens Epidaurus Festival, Endimione (L’arbore di Diana by Vicente Martín y Soler), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence), Muctar (Frossini by Paolo Carrer), Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Abdallo (Nabucco), Gastone (La traviata), Flavio (Norma), Nikos (The Wax Doll, world premiere), Danilo and Camille de Rosillon (Die lustige Witwe) and Pluton (Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers). Moreover, he has worked with such conductors as Paolo Carignani, Bruno Weil, Philippe Auguin, Lukas Karytinos, Miltos Logiadis, George Petrou.