Philip Modinos

Philip Modinos


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«PHILIP MODINOS IS A REALLY BLISTERINGLY FULL-ON SIEGFRIED. Modinos has to be heard to be believed: his voice is huge.» (2017)
«Philip Modinos “created” vocally and dramatically a convincing Othello, living up to the charismatic style of this very demanding musical score, unique within the operatic repertoire, portraying all the emotional transitions.» (2017)
«Don José was played by Philip Modinos, and he certainly has the notes and the strength required for this dramatic tenor role.His top notes, whenever displayed, were quite superb.» (2017)
2018Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2018Verdi: Don CarloDon Carlos
2016Verdi: AidaRadamès
2015Bellini: NormaPollione
2014Leoncavallo: PagliacciCanio
2014Bizet: CarmenDon José
2014Verdi: MacbethMacduff
2014Puccini: Il tabarroLuigi
2013Verdi: OtelloOtello
2013Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaTuriddu
2012Wagner R.: SiegfriedSiegfried
2012Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosBacchus
2012Fixed positions etc.Tenor
2011Verdi: NabuccoIsmaele
2009Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2009Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2008Mozart: IdomeneoIdomeneo
2008Verdi: Simon BoccanegraGabriele Adorno
2007Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginLensky
2006Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2006Puccini: TurandotCalaf


Philip Modinos is currently the CEO of the largest private opera company in Greece, Hellenic Opera Corporation, based in Thessaloniki.

He has been active in the world of performing arts since1996. Better known for his
singing, (but with many important credits as pianist and conductor), he has sung some of the greatest roles in the Operatic repertoire in Greece, Cyprus, England, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, America and Egypt. He has received exceptional reviews for his work. He has appeared with: National Opera of Greece – Athens, Royal Opera House - London (not part of the ROH production program), Opera Alexandria (Egypt), Teatro della Feria – Valladollid(Spain), Bellano Lyrica – Bellano(Italy), Barbican Centre – London, St John's Smith Square – London, 16th Festival of Ancient Drama – Cyprus, to name but a few. He has also worked for the National Theatre of Greece as well as the company “Theatriki Diadromi”. Roles include: Siegfried, Otello, Radames (Aida), to name but a few.
He is the co-founder of the company Skull of Yorick Productions which was established in London in
2012 and is based in Thessaloniki,Greece since 2013. He is also the co-founder of the Thessaloniki
Opera Studio and the Greek Opera Festival (started as Thessaloniki Opera Festival) as well as Opera da Camera Oscura.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Rodolfo 1 week Hellenic Opera Corporation 2018
Verdi: Don Carlo Don Carlos Immediately Hellenic Opera Corporation 2018
Verdi: Aida Radamès Immediately Thessaloniki Concert Hall 2016
Bellini: Norma Pollione 24 hours Skull of Yorick Productions 2015
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci Canio Immediately Greek National Opera 2014


Onassis scholarship
Josephine baker trust