Theodore Lambrinos Biography

Demo imageMr. Lambrinos has sung over 60 major baritone roles with the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and with opera companies throughout the United States and internationally. His 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. He created the role of Carlo Tresca in the world premiere of Anton Coppola's Sacco and Vanzetti for Opera Tampa.

He has sung nearly 200 performances of Rigoletto, Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Cav and Pag, Aida and Tosca with the European touring company Teatro Lirico d'Europa throughout Europe and the US. His performances have taken him from the Middle East to the Far East and he has performed with such luminaries as Domingo, Fleming, Zajick, and Corelli. With his wife, soprano Hallie Neill he has appeared in opera/Broadway concerts around the world, and in Miss Neill’s original operetta A Scandalous Affair. The CD of this musical was featured on the 50th Annual Grammy® Awards first ballot in the category of “Best Musical Show Album”!

Mr. Lambrinos traveled with the Ambassadors of Opera as part of a quartet performing opera to Broadway concerts to over 20 countries including command performances for Indira Gandhi in India, and for Queen Sirikit, Bangkok, Thailand, for Imelda Marcos In Manila, Philippines and for Sheiks, Emirs and princesses in Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and in all of the Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Cairo.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Theodore began his career as soloist with the famed Russian Don Cossack Chorus throughout the US and Canada and appearing in musicals On and Off-Broadway and in Summer Stock. Mr. Lambrinos maintains an active voice studio in New York City sharing his vast experience. Theodore and Hallie are currently appearing in their new show “The Diva and the Baritone – Cole Porter to Puccini”.

Theodore Lambrinos - Vocal Performance Reviews

“Theodore Lambrinos, wove his own special magic with a voice that switched, with spectacular ease, from grand opera to the best of Broadway.” Royal Gazette (Bermuda)

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

“Theodore Lambrinos was thrilling as Macbeth!” Opera News

"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

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

“Theodore added the vocal magic to my film “Doggie Boogie” I loved his voice, energy and attitude. What a joy to work with.” Romanus Walter, Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer –( “Doggie Boogie” film to be released in 2011).