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The Pharos Arts Foundation 24 Demosthenis. Severis Ave. 1080 Nicosia Cyprus T +357 22 663871  F +357 22663538  

 



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Welcome to the Pharos Arts Foundation's website where you will find information about the programme and activities of the Foundation as well as past and forthcoming events.

8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
5-16 OCTOBER 2016

Organised between 5 and 16 October 2016 at The Shoe Factory in Nicosia, the 8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL will feature four unique concerts, as well as a number of other interesting events such as documentary screenings, lectures and educational workshops. This year’s Festival draws attention to contemporary masterpieces in which human voice takes the lead. Over a decade since the Pharos Arts Foundation presented the Cyprus premiere of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire with the London Sinfonietta, read more...


8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Marianne Pousseur & Ensemble Het Collectief
under the direction of Robin Engelen

WEDNESDAY 5 OCTOBER 2016 / 8:30PM

Drawing attention to contemporary masterpieces in which human voice takes the lead, the 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival opens on Wednesday 5 October 2016 with the performance of one of the most emblematic works of the 20th century. Over a decade since the Pharos Arts Foundation presented the Cyprus premiere of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire with the London Sinfonietta, the work which has changed the history of vocal music forever and which has never  read more...


8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Uli Fussenegger (double-bass)
Hélène Fauchère (soprano)

SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016 / 8:30PM

The second concert of the 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival, will feature Beat Furrer’s psychological masterpiece Lotófagos I, for soprano and double-bass, which was written in 2006 and was premiered by the very same artist who will give its Cyprus premiere on Sunday 9 October 2016, 20:30, at The Shoe Factory – the exciting double-bassist Uli Fussenegger of Klangforum Wien who will join forces with the exceptional French soprano Hélène Fauchère read more...


8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Loré Lixenberg (mezzo-soprano)
Aisha Orazbayeva ( violin)

WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016 / 8:30PM

The 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will continue on 12 October 2016, 20:30 at The Shoe Factory, with a concert featuring the Cyprus premiere of Kurtág’s monumental 70-minute masterpiece for voice and violin, written in 1987, Kafka Fragments. The work is based on Kafka’s texts taken from his notebooks, diaries, and letters, and will be performed by the internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Loré Lixenberg and violinist Aisha Orazbayeva. read more...


8TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Piano Recital with Joseph Houston
SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 2016 / 8:30PM

Dedicated to promoting the linkage between old and new music so that the listener can be familiarized with the historical cohesion of music evolution, the 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will conclude on Sunday 16 October 2016, 20:30 at The Shoe Factory, with a recital by pianist Joseph Houston, one of the most sought-after rising stars on the international contemporary music scene read more...


PIANO RECITAL
ANDRÉ GALLO
Friday 28 October 2016

The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pmThe Pharos Arts Foundation, with the kind support of The Keyboard Charitable Trust in London, presents a recital with André Gallo – one of the most prominent Italian pianists of his generation, described as "a masterly pianist with a bold and intriguing personality".  For his recital in Nicosia, on Friday 28 October 2016 at The Shoe Factory, André Gallo will perform an all-French programme of works by Debussy, Poulenc, Satie and Ravel. read more...