Spiro Malas

Greek-American bass-baritone opera singer and actor.

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Metropolitan Opera and Lincoln Center

Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

Annual singing competition sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera.

Annual singing competition sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera.

Metropolitan Opera and Lincoln Center

Spiro Malas (1960)

Manhattan School of Music

Private music conservatory in New York City.

Private music conservatory in New York City.

Entrance to the John C. Borden Auditorium
Since 1999, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and Manhattan School of Music have partnered to offer a free summer music program for students who attend New York City's public schools.

Spiro Malas

Sutherland in 1975

Joan Sutherland

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano known for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano known for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.

Sutherland in 1975
Sutherland in 1962
Joan Sutherland in 1990

In attendance were Sherrill Milnes, Norman Ayrton, Regina Resnik, and Spiro Malas.

London Studio Cast Recording

The Most Happy Fella

1956 musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser.

1956 musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser.

London Studio Cast Recording

Again directed by Gerald Gutierrez, the cast included Spiro Malas as Tony, Sophie Hayden as Rosabella, Charles Pistone as Joe, Claudia Catania as Marie, Liz Larsen as Cleo, and Scott Waara as Herman.

Contralto vocal range (F3–F5) notated on the treble staff (left) and on piano keyboard in green with dot marking middle C (C4).

Monica Sinclair

British operatic contralto, who sang many roles with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden during the 1950s and 1960s, and appeared on stage and in recordings with Dame Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Malcolm Sargent and many others.

British operatic contralto, who sang many roles with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden during the 1950s and 1960s, and appeared on stage and in recordings with Dame Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Malcolm Sargent and many others.

Contralto vocal range (F3–F5) notated on the treble staff (left) and on piano keyboard in green with dot marking middle C (C4).

Bononcini: Griselda (with Lauris Elms, Joan Sutherland, Margreta Elkins, Spiro Malas, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, under Richard Bonynge)

Margreta Elkins

Margreta Elkins

Australian mezzo-soprano.

Australian mezzo-soprano.

Margreta Elkins

Griselda – Lauris Elms (Griselda), Joan Sutherland (Ernesto), Monica Sinclair (Gualtiero), Margreta Elkins (Almirena), Spiro Malas (Rambaldo), Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, recorded 1967. Decca 448 977-2 (coupled with Montezuma)

Contralto vocal range (F3–F5) notated on the treble staff (left) and on piano keyboard in green with dot marking middle C (C4).

Lauris Elms

Australian retired contralto, renowned for her roles in opera and lieder and as a recording artist.

Australian retired contralto, renowned for her roles in opera and lieder and as a recording artist.

Contralto vocal range (F3–F5) notated on the treble staff (left) and on piano keyboard in green with dot marking middle C (C4).

Handel's Alcina (with Joan Sutherland, Margreta Elkins, Spiro Malas and others)

A 1911 political cartoon on Canada's bicultural identity showing a flag combining symbols of Britain, France and Canada; titled "The next favor. 'A flag to suit the minority.'"

Alan Crofoot

Canadian operatic Heldentenor, character tenor specialist, and actor.

Canadian operatic Heldentenor, character tenor specialist, and actor.

A 1911 political cartoon on Canada's bicultural identity showing a flag combining symbols of Britain, France and Canada; titled "The next favor. 'A flag to suit the minority.'"

Among the other cast members were bass-baritone Spiro Malas and contralto Lili Chookasian.

Cartoon from Punch magazine in 1857 illustrating the use of "gay" as a colloquial euphemism for being a prostitute. One woman says to the other (who looks glum), "How long have you been gay?" The poster on the wall is for La Traviata, an opera about a courtesan.

Finding North

1998 gay-themed independent comedy-drama.

1998 gay-themed independent comedy-drama.

Cartoon from Punch magazine in 1857 illustrating the use of "gay" as a colloquial euphemism for being a prostitute. One woman says to the other (who looks glum), "How long have you been gay?" The poster on the wall is for La Traviata, an opera about a courtesan.

Spiro Malas as The Waiter

Poster for the first Paris production (1904), depicting the closing scene

Le jongleur de Notre-Dame

Three-act opera by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Maurice Léna.

Three-act opera by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Maurice Léna.

Poster for the first Paris production (1904), depicting the closing scene

A production of Le Jongleur de Notre Dame in Boston in 1961 by the New England Opera Theatre featured "singer-actor-juggler-dancer" Tommy Rall; Spiro Malas was Boniface.