Recognized internationally as a “winning baritone with comedic skills”, Greek-American baritone Stefanos Koroneos continues to build a reputation as a world-class performer with his extensive engagements around the globe.
Stefanos’ recent performance highlights have included the baritone solo in Captain Michael with the Berlin Philharmonic, the title role in Don Pasquale and the role of Dulcamara in L’elisir d’Amore with Miami Lyric Opera, and the roles of the General in Sakellaridis’ operetta The Godson with the Greek National Opera, Sagristano in Toscawith LoftOpera, Dandini in La Cenerentola with New York City Opera Renaissance, and the King in Gotham Chamber Opera’s production of El Gato con Botas, where his performance received critical acclaim from both The New York Times and Opera News.
Stefanos has performed throughout Italy in works including the baritone solo in Vesperate solennes de confessor, and the roles of Don Alvaro in Il Viaggio a Reims, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Sagristano in Tosca, The King in Isabeau, Monterone in Rigoletto, Fra Melitone in La Forza del Destino, Barone in La Traviata, The Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Sam in Un Ballo in Maschera at opera houses including Teatro alla Scala, the Rossini Opera Festival, Teatro Giglio di Lucco, Teatro Reggio di Parma, Teatro Verdi di Bussetto, Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna, Teatro Comunale di Pisa, Teatro Fraschini di Pavi, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Teatro Comunale di Modena, Teatro Goldoni di Livorno, Teatro Comunale di Noto, Teatro Comunale di Trento, Teatro Comunale di Bolzano, Teatro Comunale di Katanzaro, Teatro Comunale di Noto, and the Eastern Festival of Rome.
Additionally, Stefanos has performed internationally as Barone in La Traviata with the Bolshoi Opera and at the Athens Concert Hall, The Count in Le Nozze di Figaro with Seoul Opera, Alcindoro and Benoit in La Bohème at Oslo’s Den Nye Opera, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Schaunard in La Bohème, and Dancairo in Carmen at Staatstheater Freiburg, and Fra Melitone in La Forza del Desinto at Theater Osnabrück,
In the United States, Stefanos has appeared in the roles of Sagristano in Tosca with Palm Beach Opera and Connecticut Opera, Don Pedro in L’Africaine and Il Principe in Adrianna Lecouvreour with the Opera Orchestra of New York, Silvio in Il Pagliacci with Maryland Lyric Opera, Alcindoro and Benoit in La Bohème, Barone Zeta in The Merry Widow, and Sciarrone in Tosca with Opera Tampa, Alcindoro and Benoit in La Bohèmeand Wagner in Faust with Fresno Grand Opera, Danilo in The Merry Widow with St. Petersburg Opera, and Ford in Falstaff with Taconic Opera.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Stefanos has been featured in recitals in Greece with the Rhodes International Music Festival, the Maiblüten Festival in Switzerland, the 20th Anniversary Gala of Teatro Grattacielo, and performances for the Whitney Museum’s Biennial performances with artist and dancer Rashaad Newsome as well as a special performance of Carmina Burana at MOMA.
Stefanos’ recording and broadcast projects include I Vespri Siciliani with the Verdi Festival of Bussetto produced by Dynamic Records, the PBS broadcast of La Bohèmewith Opera Tampa, Handel’s The Resurrection with Montserrat Caballe produced by Rai Trade, and various projects for the Sky International Classic Channel.Read More