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"As Nabucco, he proved that there is a place for refinement and elegance in the world of early Verdi."
The New York Times 

"Lambrinos used his rich voice in the
leading role of Emile de Becque to
add luster to a lustrous production
that brought a shiver to the audience." (South Pacific)
Auckland Star 

"...the vocal rock, his peerless, large, full-bodied rich and flawless baritone filled the hall with ease and grace."
(Germont, La Traviata)
Tucson Citizen 

"...it was a rousing, full throated, open hearted performance. His voice is resonant and resilient and he is a powerful actor." (Nabucco)
Boston Globe 

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THEODORE LAMBRINOS - Greek American Baritone
Mr. Lambrinos' has sung over 60 major baritone roles with the Metropolitan Opera and opera companies throughout the US including Chicago, Seattle, Cincinnati, Colorado, Des Moines, New Jersey, Arizona, Nevada, Tulsa and abroad including Cairo, Beijing, Greece, Indonesia, and Korea. His powerful voice and compelling stage presence make him one of the finest Verdi baritones appearing before the public today. Theodore's appearance at the Metropolitan Opera in the title role of Rigoletto was described by the New Jersey Star Ledger as a "gripping performance that brought down the house." Following ovations in Beijing, China, he was honored to perform Rigoletto in the historical first-ever performance of opera in Hanoi, Vietnam. Mr. Lambrinos created the role of Carlo Tresca in the world premiere of Anton Coppola's Sacco and Vanzetti for Opera Tampa.

Theodore Lambrinos performed a marathon of leading roles for the New York Grand Opera Verdi Festival in Central Park, including Macbeth, Ernani, Simon Boccanegra and La Forza del Destino. He has sung nearly 200 performances of Rigoletto, Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Cav and Pag, Aida and Tosca with the European touring companies Opera 2001 and Teatro Lirico d'Europa throughout Europe and the US. His performances have taken him to nearly 20 countries from the Middle East to the Far East and he has performed with such luminaries as Domingo, Fleming, Zajick, Corelli, Scotto, Moffo and Hines. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Theodore began his career as soloist with the famed Russian Don Cossack Chorus throughout the US and Canada. He went on to appear in musicals On and Off-Broadway and in Summer Stock. Mr. Lambrinos has an active voice studio in NY sharing his vast experience with the new performers on the horizon. With his wife, soprano Hallie Neill he has appeared in opera/Broadway concerts, in Neill's original operetta "A Scandalous Affair" and operas including Falstaff, Tosca, La Boheme and Don Giovanni.

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