Dionisos Tsantinis

Dionisos Tsantinis


Dann gibt es einige sehr schöne Stimmen... Dionisos Tsantinis vermag durch ein sehr geschlossenes Gesamtbild aus Stimme und Darstellung sehr zu überzeugen – berliner-zeitung.de
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«The bass-baritone of Dionisos Tsantinis from Greece has a rich, solid timbre, the darkness of which contrasts well with the voices of the other soloists...”»
«Most of the young singers are very fine, particularly Dionisos Tsantinis.»
allmusic.com (2017)
«bravissimi tutti i comprimari (ammesso che abbia senso parlare di comprimari in relazione allo Schicchi), e in particolare il Simone di Dionisos Tsantinis»
treccani.it (2017)
2017Offenbach: La belle HélèneAgamemnon
2016Verdi: La TraviataGrenvil
2016Bizet: CarmenMoralès
2015Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiLorenzo
2015Mozart: Die Zauberflöte2. Geharnischter
2015Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2015Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2014Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Giovanni
2014Mozart: Don GiovanniMasetto
2014Verdi: MacbethMedico
2014Verdi: MacbethUn domestico di Macbeth
2013Donizetti: Anna BolenaLord Rochefort
2013Verdi: RigolettoMarullo
2013Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Basilio
2013Verdi: Les Vêpres SiciliennesLe Sire de Béthune
2012Puccini: Gianni SchicchiSimone
2012Ravel: L'heure espagnoleDon Iñigo Gomez
2012Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraSamuel
2012Stravinsky: Oedipus rexTiresias
2011Rameau: DardanusUn Phrygien
2011Strauss R.: Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65Der Einarmige
2011Rameau: DardanusIsménor
2010Stravinsky: Oedipus rexTiresias
2010Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Basilio
2009Rossini: L'inganno feliceTarabotto
2009Strauss R.: SalomeFirst Soldier
2009Strauss R.: ElektraDer Pfleger Des Orest
2009Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2007De Falla: El Retablo de Maese PedroDon Quixote
2004Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreBelcore
2002Weber: Der FreischützKilian
2001Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno


Dionisos Tsantinis was born in Athens, Greece. Coming from a musical family, he is considered to be one of the most talented singers of his generation.In 2007, he won the first prize in the „Schloss Rheinsberg“ Competition in Germany and in 2011  the best male voice prize in the „Alfredo Giacomotti“ competition in Italy. He began his vocal studies with Denis Troussas in the Athenaeum Conservatory in Athens. Receiving full scholarship both from the “Greek State Scholarship Foundation” and the “Alexander Onassis“Foundation he was able to further his studies at the University of Arts in Berlin with Robert Gambill and Gabrielle Schnaut. Under the guidance of Renata Scotto he completed a two year masterclass in the Academia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, focusing on the italian opera. From early on he was able to gain stage experience. In 2000, aged only 20, he made his successful debut as Papageno in the Greek National Opera, Athens. Since then he participated in a number of productions all over Europe, that attest to his versatility and to the unique ethos he brings to each character he impersonates: Salome, Elektra, and Viva la mamma at the Berlin State Opera,Das Spiel at the Komische Oper Berlin, Don Giovanni of Gazzaniga and Le nozze di Figaro also in Berlin, La pietra del paragone in Munich, Oedipus Rex  in Dresden, The telephone (Menotti) in Lübeck, Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Vlaamse Oper in Belgium, Dardanus by Rameau in Limerick (Ireland) and in Liverpool, A view from the bridge at the Opera of Rome, L'elisir d’amore, L’inganno felice, Faust and Un ballo in maschera at the Greek National Opera. Among his most recent performances, Oedipus Rex in Liege, L’heure espagnole and Gianni Shicchi at the Academia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and I Vespri Siciliani in Athens Megaron stand out. The current season marked Dionisos‘ debut as Don Giovanni in Mozart’s masterpiece, as Escamillo in Carmen in the Greek National Opera and as Agamemnon in Offenbach's "La belle Helene". He also appeared  in The Barber of Seville as Don Basilio and in Rigoletto as Marullo in Athens. Meanwhile the production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, with Dionisos as Count Rochefort, from Rieti (Italy) and  Valencia (Spain) with the Europa Galante Orchestra under Fabio Biondi, went worldwide on DVD

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Offenbach: La belle Hélène Agamemnon 1 week GYALINO MUSIC THEATER 2017
Verdi: La Traviata Grenvil 24 hours Greek National Opera 2016
Bizet: Carmen Moralès 1 week Greek National Opera 2016
Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi Lorenzo 1 week Megaron Music Hall 2015
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 2. Geharnischter 24 hours Greek National Opera 2015


Schloss reihnsberg
best male voice, alfredo giacomotti
belvedere, finalist