Paphos, Cyprus

English/Italian: +357 99 18 73 65 or Russian: +357 96 04 12 65


BIOA Cyprus is a boutique-style training and career development program that offers the following: daily master classes; one-on-one coaching from world-renowned opera singers, voice teachers, opera directors and coaches; and the opportunity to be immersed in the surroundings of Papohos. BIOA’s curriculum is carefully designed to build the proficiency and discipline that will facilitate success for those seeking a professional singing career, as well as exposing participants to professional-level opera auditions early in their careers.

BIOA Cyprus Classic focuses on standard operatic repertoire with an emphasis on the works of Italian composers. Voice coaching of standard arias with world-renowned operatic masters provides singers with a distinct advantage in the fiercely competitive audition process.

The most distinguished element of the Bologna International Opera Academy Cyprus is that singers have the opportunity to be heard by and signed with opera industry professionals (numerous artists from BIOA received professional contracts with opera houses and agencies). This unparalleled opportunity, paired with performing in Bologna, greatly benefit every serious singer to complete their training and advance their professional development.

Experience the unforgettable climax of the BIOA Cyprus as we present the spectacular Gala Concert, at the Markideo Municipal Theatre of Paphos. A night of pure elegance and artistic brilliance awaits you as our talented artists take the stage to mesmerize the esteemed audience of Cyprus. This Gala Charity concert will feature renowned international guests, bringing a touch of global charm to this spectacular event. Not only will our artists showcase their incredible talent, but this concert also provides a unique platform for Opera Industry Professionals, including Agents, House Directors, and Conductors, who will specially arrive from abroad to witness these exceptional performances. As a token of our appreciation, these professionals will be honored with special prizes and diplomas. Be a part of this distinguished gathering and witness the convergence of extraordinary talents from around the world at the BIOA Cyprus Gala Concert.

The opportunities available through the Bologna International Opera Academy Cyprus span all levels of performance maturity, from the young artists honing their talents at the start of their careers, to the seasoned performers carving out their niche or advancing their profession.

This project is a collaboration between Y.P. Creations & Ideas Ltd, Comune di Bologna, Museo internazionale e biblioteca della musica di Bologna, Musicartè ETS-APS, and the Euro Atlantic Art Foundation.