Artist Website: www.Stefanoskoroneos.com
Stefanos’ recent performance highlights have included Il Prologo in Gnecchi's Cassandra with Teatro Grattacielo, Don Bartolo in Barbiere di Siviglia with New York City Opera, Opera New Hampshire , Boheme Opera in Trenton, Mid Altlantic Productions in Seton Hall and Opera in Williamsburg, Don Magnifico in Cenerentola with New York City Opera, the title role in Gluck's Orfeo et Euridice in Apollo Theater
in Patras Greece, the role of the General in Sakellaridis’ operetta The Godson with the Greek National Opera, Carlo Tresca in Koppola's Sacco e Vanzetti with Opera Tampa , Sacristano in Tosca with Palmetto Opera, in Tournée with Teatro Lirico d’Europa and with LoftOpera, Dandini in La Cenerentola with New York City Opera and Opera Columbus Project, and the King in Gotham Chamber Opera’s production of El Gato con Botas, conducted by Neil Goren and directed by Moisés Kaufman, 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, Sacristano 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 with Maestro Antonino Fogliani and director Emilio Sagi, Teatro Giglio di Lucca and Teatro Reggio di Parma with Giuliano Carella, Teatro Verdi di Bussetto with Maestros Julian Kovatchev and Stefano Ranzani, 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, the Eastern Festival of Rome, and Teatro Comunale di Piacenza with Maestro Günter Neuhold and director Pier Luigi Pizzi.
Additionally, Stefanos has performed internationally as Barone in La Traviata with the Bolshoi Opera directed by Franco Zeffirelli, and at the Athens Concert Hall under the baton of Richard Bonynge; 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, under the baton of Andreas Hotz.
In the United States, Stefanos has appeared in the roles of Sacristano in Tosca with Palm Beach Opera under the baton of Bruno Aprea and directed by Fabrizio Melano, and Connecticut Opera led by Willie Anthony Waters; Don Pedro in L’Africaine and Il Principe in Adrianna Lecouvreour with the Opera Orchestra of New York conducted by Eve Queler; Silvio in I Pagliacci with Maryland Lyric Opera; Alcindoro and Benoit in La Bohème, Barone Zeta in The Merry Widow, Spinelloccio in Gianni Schicchi directed by Joachim Schamberger, and Sciarrone in Tosca under the baton of Anton Coppola with Opera Tampa; Alcindoro and Benoit in La Bohème and Wagner in Faust with Fresno Grand Opera; Danilo in The Merry Widow with St. Petersburg Opera; and Ford in Falstaff with Taconic Opera.
“Stefanos Koroneos was solidly cast as Bartolo, his role’s conniving traits nicely rendered, along with a solid, well rounded bass-baritone.”
John Shulson, Virginia Gazette