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Konstantinos Paliatsaras is a Greek operatic tenor.
Born in Athens, Greece, Paliatsaras was attracted to Opera immediately after hearing Maria Callas at the age of 7. He was taught at the National Concervatoire in Athens by Professor Maggie Karatza and at the Royal Academy of Music in London by Professor Constance Shacklock. He also studied with Maestro Andreas Paridis.
Paliatsaras debuted in 1987 at the National Greek Opera, as Alfredo in La Traviata followed by many leading roles, including Macduff (Macbeth), Don Carlos, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Alfred and Prince Orlovsky in die Fledermaus, Rossillon in Die Lustige Witwe (1992, 2000), Die Hexe in Hansel und Gretel (1990), Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Nicias in Thais, Shober in Dreimadelhaus, Jimmy in the Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1999), Prince Shuisky and the fool in Boris Godunov, the fisherman in Die Kluge, La Vie parisienne, Les contes d'Hoffman, Ariadne auf Naxos, Salome, Fadinard in Il cappello di paglia di Firenze (2001 and 2003), the latest in Mozart's Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (2007).
He was in a partnership with the baroque ensemble Capriccio Stravagante, directed by Skip Sempé, first at the inauguration opening of the Dimitri Mitropoulos hall, part of the Athens Megaron Concert Hall. At the Athens Megaron he also appeared as Apollo in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo with I Solisti Veneti, Carmen with Agnes Baltsa and Mahagonny.