Yiorgo Ioannou Baritone

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Trained at the Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris

Born in Cyprus, Yiorgo Ioannou studied at the Royal College of Music in London. He completed his training at masterclasses, notably in Milan, Italy, where he received advice from Leo Nucci on Haydn's Il Mondo della Luna, which he performed with the Royal College of Music. Throughout his training, he performed in concert with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, at New York's Lincoln Center with pianist Cyprien Katsaris and, at Plácido Domingo's invitation, at Europa Nostra in Athens. Yiorgo Ioannou will join the Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris in September 2021.

He sang the role of Mercurio (Il Nerone - L'Incoronazione di Poppea) with the Académie artists and Le Poème Harmonique, directed by Alain Françon and conducted by Vincent Dumestre, at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet and on tour at the Dijon Opera and the Maison de la Culture in Amiens. This season, still with the Académie, he sings the role of Germano in La Scala di seta, directed by Pascal Neyron and conducted by Elizabeth Askren at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet.

At the Opéra national de Paris: Salome (Zweiter Nazarener), 2022; Roméo et Juliette (Grégorio), 2023

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  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 09 to 28 May 2024

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