Announcing the winners of the 2020-2021 Kyrenia Opera Vocal Competition

Dear friends of Kyrenia Opera,
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the 2020-21 Kyrenia Opera Vocal Competition:
1st place in the Young Artist Division:
Jose Simerilla Romero, Tenor
1st place in the Student Division:
Lindsey Reynolds, Soprano
Cyprus Singer Award:
Constantina Nicolaou, Soprano
This year’s applicants came from the United States, Europe and Cyprus. We are grateful to the esteemed panel of adjudicators for their expertise in evaluating the singers:
William Stone, International Baritone and Professor of Voice
Martha Wade, Artist Manager
David Holkeboer, Pianist and Vocal Coach
The judges evaluated the singers for beauty of voice, technical skill, musicality, diction, expression and potential for professional career.

The following singers received an honorable mention from the judges.
Danielle Beckvermit
Elli Koutsouli
Alexandra Razskazoff
Eric Ferring
Andrew Morstein
Armando Contreras
Blake Denson
We congratulate the singers who participated in this year’s Vocal Competition and wish them all success.


Constantinos Yiannoudes
General Director