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 Dimitri Kavrakos   


       MUSSORGSKY - Boris Godunov - as Pimen

       - Lyric Opera of Chicago -

"His strong, plaint bass had a distinctive glow, a tender undercurrent that makes us believe that every word he sings comes from his heart."

- Chicago Sun-Times - September 19th, 1994 -  


"Dimitri Kavrakos intoned Pimen's narrative with suitable grave dignity."

- Chicago Tribune - September 19th 1994, by John von Rhein - 

"The velvet-voiced Greek bass, Dimitri Kavrakos, sang Pimen beautifuly, and his lyric sound was a most useful contrast to the Slavic timbre of Matorin."

- Des Opernglas - October 1994, by John Koopman - 


       DEBUSSY - Pelléas et Mélisande - as Golaud and Arkel

       - Lyric Opera of Chicago -

"Dimitri Kavrakos was a stolid, sympathetic Arkel."

       - Canadian Opera Company -

"Kavrakos gave a grans eloquent performance as Arkel."

- The Globe and Mail - April 10th, 2000, by Robert Everett Green - 

"... and Dimitri Kavrakos' bass providing the idal foils as Golaud and Arkel."

- The Toronto Star - April 9th, 2000, by William Littler - 

"Dimitri Kavrakos gave a noble performance of the old King Arkel."

- National Post - April 10th, 2000, by Tamara Bernstein - 

"In supporting roles, bass Dimitri Kavrakos is a very strong King Arkel."

- The Buffalo News - April 11th, 2000, by Herman Trotter - 


       VERDI - I Lombardi - as Pagano and Eremita

       - Megaro Music Hall - Athens, Greece -


"Dimitri Kavrakos gave a splendid performance as Pagano and Eremita in I Lombardi ...  He displayed both characters in a marvelous way.  With his beautiful voice, perfect technique, and sense of musicality, he has a "special way" to touch you right in your heart, giving his audience the pleasure to listen.  A genuine artist..."

- Estia  - March 3rd, 2000 - 


       VERDI - I Vespri - as Procida

       - Washington Concert Opera -

"Perhaps the most impressive performance of the evening was by Greek bass-baritone Kavrakos, whose entrance aris (O tu Palermo) was electrifying."

- Opera Canada  - Winter 1993, by Carl Dolmetsch -


       VERDI - Macbeth - as Banquo

       - Cologne -

"Dimitri Kavrakos as Banquo displayed a lovely voice..."

- Opera - Carl H. Hiller -


       VERDI - Messa da Requiem - as bass soloist

       - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra -

"Equally as passionate was ........ Kavrakos' throaty and lyrical basso."

- Tribune Review - December 5th, 1997, by Todd Gutnick -


       DVORÁK - Stabat Mater - as a soloist

       - Cincinnati May Festival -

"Kavrakos displayed a compelling smooth bass with depth and color. Against the high voices of the choruses, his voice created an other-wordly effect."

- The Cincinnati Enquirer - January 5th, 1997, by Janelle Gelfand -


       BELLINI - Norma - as Oroveso

       - Houston Grand Opera -

"Dimitri Kavrakos was a mellow presence, with an open bass that expressed all the varieties of anxiety the druids faces as Norma went through her own emotional flare-ups."

- Houston Chronicles - Ann Holmes -

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