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10TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
5-14 October 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia

The International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary!!!
The 10th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will celebrate its anniversary by bringing together, in Cyprus, some of the most iconic names on the international contemporary music scene: Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich. The gathering of these music legends under one roof, in the span of just a few days, is a true historical milestone for the Cyprus culture. read more...  


CONCERT- KLANGFORUM WIEN
Friday 12 October 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, 8:30pm

The 10th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival welcomes for the first time in Cyprus the celebrated Klangforum Wien. Universally regarded as one of the most exciting advocates of contemporary music in the world, Klangforum will present a unique concert, drawing on Cyprus’ significant heritage and location to endorse new music as a non-verbal vehicle between performers, composers and audience, who are all ‘deriving’ from diverse cultural backgrounds. The concert will include the Cyprus premiere of masterpieces by Pierre Boulez, Claude Vivier, Helmut Lachenmann, Beat Furrer and Franco Donatoni, as well as the world premiere of three works commissioned by the Festival from Evis Sammoutis, Thomas Simaku and Jorge Grossmann. read more...


CONCERT: PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD &
TAMARA STEFANOVICH
Sunday 14 October 2018

The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, 8:30pm

The 10th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will culminate with a concert by the legendary Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich. Partners in music as well as in life, Aimard and Stefanovich are renowned for their spectacular virtuosity and piercing intelligence. For their concert at The Shoe Factory, on Sunday 14 October 2018, 8:30pm, they will perform piano works – solo and four-hands – by Vassos Nicolaou, George Benjamin, György Ligeti, Elliott Carter, Steingrimur Rohloff, John Woolrich, Marco Stroppa, York Höller, and Yihan Chen. read more...



CONCERT
CYPRUS GUITAR TRIO
Wednesday 24 October 2018

The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, 8:30pm

As part of its Cyprus Artists Series, the Pharos Arts Foundation presents a unique concert with the Cyprus Guitar Trio. Founded in 2015 and comprising three pre-eminent classical guitarists from Cyprus – Vasilios Avraam, George Christofi and Socrates Leptos, the Trio is dedicated to the promotion of the important yet unexplored repertoire of the combination of three classical guitars, as well the creation of new works for this combination, and the arrangements and transcriptions of existing works. For its concert on Wednesday 24 October 2018, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, the Cyprus Guitar Trio will perform a rare programme of works for three guitars by Jesús Guridi, Franco Margola, J.S. Bach, Ferenc Farkas, M.A. Zani de Ferranti, Stephen Dodgson, Hansjoachim Kaps. read more,,,