Georgios Iatrou

Georgios Iatrou

Lyric Baritone

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«"Georgios Iatrou is a vigorous Barbier..."»
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«"Georgios Iatrou fulfills the special role of Figaro with an open, clear, dark coloured voice."»
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2017Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
2017Verdi: RigolettoMarullo
2016Gounod: FaustValentin
2016Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel von Eisenstein
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
2016Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2016Verdi: La TraviataMarchese d'Obigny
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascherasilvano
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSprecher
2015Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraSilvano
2014Mozart: Cosi fan tutteGuglielmo
2013Turnage: Anna NicoleDaniel


Georgios is engaged at the Aalto Theater of Essen for the seasons 2015/16/17 for the parts of a.o. Figaro („Il barbiere di Siviglia“), Valentin („Faust“), Schaunard („La bohéme“), Belcore („Elisir d´amore“), Silvano („Un ballo in maschera“), Marullo („Rigoletto“), Kostandis („The greek passion“), Sprecher („Die Zauberföte“) and Farfarello („L'amour des trois oranges“). 

In 2019 he will be performing Figaro in Barbiere with the Dublin National Opera.

He was born in Thessaloniki/Greece. At the age of five he recieved his first piano and cello lessons. At the age of 21 he got his first singing lessons at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki. In 2010 he was accepted in the Music University of Cologne. He completed his masters at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. Georgios also studied Molecular Biology at the Demokritus University of Greece.

He performed Guglielmo („Cosi Fan tutte“) at the Teatro Poliziano in Italy, Dottore ("Traviata") at the Grand Opera Avignon, Quinault ("Adriana Lecouvreur") at Theater Massenet, Daniel („Anna Nicole“- Marc Antony Turnage) at the Teater of Dortmund,, Lehrbube („Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg“) at the Opera of Cologne, Albert Herring, Deputierter („Don Carlos“) and Tancredi („Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda“) at the Teater of Aachen, Eisenstein („Die Fledermaus“) at the Musikhochschule Köln und Frank Maurrant („Street Scene“) at the Robert Schumann Hochschule.

In the summer of 2011 he sang at the Young artists festival of Bayreuth. The WDR- radio produced with him and Amina Taikenova Lieder by Hanns Eisler. In 2014 he won the 1sr prize at the “Schmolz und Bickenbach“ competition. He also wone one of the additional prizes in the „Nei Stemmen“ international singing competition in Luxemburg. He did his frst CD participation at the “Jubiläums- CD für Staatskanzlei“ with songs by R.Schumann. He has given concerts in many halls in Germany, Holland, Luxemburg, Israel and Greece.

He took part in masterclasses with Jorma Hynninen, Margreet Honig, Cheryl Studer, Daphne Evangelatos, Edda Moser, Jeannet Pilou, Enza Ferrari, Laurent Pillot. He is a scholar of the Oscar und Vera Ritter- Stiftung , DAAD and Deutschlandstipendium.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Figaro 1 Day Aalto Theater Essen 2017
Verdi: Rigoletto Marullo Immediately Aalto Theater Essen 2017
Gounod: Faust Valentin 1 Day Aalto Theater Essen 2016
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Gabriel von Eisenstein 1 week Robert Schuman Hochschule 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Figaro 1 Day Aalto Theater Essen 2016


1st prize at the schmolz und bickenbach wettbewerb
aditional prize at the nei stemmen international competition
song prize at the antonio bertolini competition in milano