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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.


Wednesday 14 October 2020
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

Dedicated to endorsing some of the rarest young talents on the international music scene today, the Pharos Arts Foundation continues its longstanding collaboration with the Keyboard Charitable Trust in London, to present the brilliant Welsh pianist Luke Jones. Prize-winner in a number of international piano competitions such as the Second Prize and the Mompou Prize at the prestigious Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, the First Prize in Chopin-Roma International Piano Competition in Italy, and the Third Prize at the Manchester International Concerto Competition in the UK, Luke Jones has already appeared in such prestigious venues as Salle Cortot in Paris, Philharmonie de Luxembourg, Mozarteum Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, to name but a few. For his debut in Cyprus, on Wednesday 14 October 2020 at the Pharos Arts Foundation’s recital venue, The Shoe Factory in Nicosia / 8:30pm, Luke will perform a wonderful programme of works by J.S. Bach, Handel and Beethoven. Please note: Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, seating is limited, therefore the audience is advised to purchase their tickets in advance through the Pharos Arts Foundation’s box office. READ MORE...


Thursday 29 & Friday 30 October 2020
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

Having established itself as one of the most exceptional piano trios of today, with performances in the foremost concert halls around the world, such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Musée du Louvre in Paris, L'Auditori in Barcelona, Wigmore Hall in London and Lincoln Center in New York, the sensational Sitkovetsky Trio is travelling to Cyprus to appear in the Pharos Arts Foundation’s Concert & Recital Series in a spectacular programme of piano trios by Schumann, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions and the limited seating available, the Sitkovetsky Trio will offer two concerts of the same programme, on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 October 2020, at The Shoe Factory, in Nicosia / 8:30pm. The audience is advised to purchase their tickets in advance through the Pharos Arts Foundation’s box office. READ MORE....


Friday 6 November 2020
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

In collaboration with the 15th International Guitar Festival EGTA - Cyprus, the Pharos Arts Foundation is proud to host a very special concert in The Shoe Factory in Nicosia, on Friday 6 November 2020 / 8:30pm. Cyprus guitarphiles will be treated to two distinct programmes in the same evening – a recital by the renowned Greek guitarist Thanos Mitsalas and a recital by the talented Cyprus Guitar Trio. READ MORE...


Saturday 7 November 2020
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

Dedicated to the promotion of Argentinean music through the charm and magic of its most representative instruments (the guitar and the bandoneon), the Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo has become an important point of reference in the international concert circuit thanks to the two musicians’ great rapport and extraordinary charisma. The Duo has appeared in some the most notable festivals and important venues throughout in the world, it has toured in more than 50 countries and gained vast critical and audience acclaim. The Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo will visit Cyprus for the first time, as part of the 15th International Guitar Festival EGTA – Cyprus, to give a concert at The Shoe Factory by the Pharos Arts Foundation, on Saturday 7 November 2020 / 8:30pm. An exciting programme, not to be missed, with works by Piazzolla, Villoldo, Brouwer, Pujol. READ MORE...