Spyridon Antonopoulos

guest conductor

SPYRIDON ANTONOPOULOS is the Founder and Director of PSALTIKON. He is Honorary Research Fellow at City, University of London, where he obtained his PhD in Musicology in 2015, completing a thesis on the fifteenth-century Constantinopolitan composer and theorist Manuel Chrysaphes. A graduate of Brown University (Music and Classics) and the New England Conservatory (Vocal Performance), he is a regular member of Cappella Romana, with whom he has sung in concerts and festivals across Europe and the US. A student of the late Edward Zambara (NEC) and Robert Dean (Guildhall), he has appeared as tenor soloist in operas and recitals of classical music, in addition to performing with a variety of world music ensembles, in the US and the UK. He has spoken at dozens of international academic conferences and is currently a singer on Stanford’s Icons of Sound project as well as a singer and researcher for UCLA/USC’s Bodies and Spirits: Soundscapes of Medieval Byzantium. These multidisciplinary projects focus on the interplay of sound, space, and liturgy in late medieval churches.

Upcoming Performances:

Christmas in Constantinople

19-22 DEC 2019