Dimitris 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.
At the same time, he is attending international masterclasses and having lessons with renowned musicians and pedagogues like for instance: Julius Berger and Hyun-Jung Berger, Maximilian Hornung, Gustav Rivinius, Ulrich Voss and Leo Winland.
In March 2018, Dimitris 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 very productive and creative mind, Dimitris Lampos combines his appearances as a cellist with instrumental teaching and the organisation 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 music schools Musik- und Jugendkunstschule Nürtingen and Musikschule Unteres Remstal e.V.
Last updated on 15.07.2021