Dionysios Kyropoulos - Operatic Bass and Director
Dionysios is an operatic bass and director with an academic interest in historical stagecraft and Baroque opera. He is currently studying for the MPhil in Music Studies at the University of Cambridge. His studies are supported by the Onassis Foundation, the A. G. Leventis Foundation and the South Square Trust. His performance studies are funded by the Hellenic College Trust.
He has recently directed Handel’s Rodelinda and Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Some of the operatic roles he sang include Father Philippe in Holst’s The Wandering Scholar, Uberto in Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona, Plutone in Peri’s Euridice, Masetto in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Simone in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Polyphemus in Handel’s Acis and Galatea and Bartolo in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.
Dionysios has worked with Cambridge Handel Opera, MidAmerica Productions, Riverside Opera, Mantissa Opera, Barefoot Opera, Skull of Yorick Productions, Rose Opera Company, Lucid Arts, Unexpected Opera and Longborough Festival Opera. He participated in the British Youth Opera 2011 Easter Workshops and their 2012 production of Smetana’s The Bartered Bride in which he sang in the chorus and understudied the role of Mícha.