Nikos Spanatis

counter tenor

Biography

Greek countertenor Nikos Spanatis has performed in all major concert halls and international festivals in Greece and has participated in art projects, recitals and chamber music concerts in Europe. He collaborates with the prestigious Brussels Virtuosi orchestra and their founder, the renowned Belgian flutist Marc Grauwels, with the Estonian Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, the Swedish Musica Vitae Chamber Orchestra and all major Greek orchestras under the baton of such conductors as Tiberiu Soare, George Petrou, Vassilis Christopoulos, Miltos Logiadis, among others.

He has studied singing with the famous Greek countertenor Aris Christofelis and has completed his music studies at the Ionion University in Corfu.  He has performed works of Greek composers and has recorded for the Greek National Radio (Classical Radio) and such labels as MDG and IDAIA. He has collaborated and been sponsored by the TV5MONDE francophone international channel and Tricolore News. He is a PhD candidate in musicology at the Ionian University, Department of Music Studies.

His plans in 2016 include a performance at the Catholic church of St. Joseph in Waterloo, Belgium, in collaboration with flutist Marc Grauwels and "I virtuosi di Waterloo" Orchestra, and in Greece, a performance with the Estonian Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta at the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, as well as a recital in Athens with Handel and Vivaldi arias inspired by ancient Greek and Roman history.


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