Dimitrios Lampos was born in Athens in 1994 and grew up in Kalamata, Greece. At the age of 7, he started violoncello lessons with Nikolas Kavakos at the Municipal Conservatory of his hometown. Later, he studied violoncello (Bachelor of Music) in the class of Hartmut Tröndle at the Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum of the University of Augsburg, Germany, and in 2019 he also graduated from the Conservatory Orfeio of Athens and the class of Nikolas Kavakos obtaining a Cello Diploma with the highest grade. Currently, he is studying with an artistic/pedagogical profile (Master of Music) in the violoncello class of Hugo Rannou at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart.
In March 2018, Dimitrios Lampos won the second violoncello prize at the 7th National Competition “Maria Cherogiorgou-Sigara” in Athens. He was also a scholar of the Yehudi Menuhin – Live Music Now Augsburg e.V. institution from 2016 until 2021.
A productive and creative mind, Dimitrios Lampos combines his appearances as a cellist with instrumental teaching and the organization of the classical music festival International Kalamata Music Days, of which he is the production manager and co-founder, together with cellist Indira Rahmatulla and the composer and artistic director of the Municipal Conservatory of Kalamata Stathis Giftakis. He is teaching violoncello at the municipal music school Musik- und Jugendkunstschule Nürtingen (Germany).
Last updated on 25.06.2023