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7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

2 – 11 OCTOBER 2015
THE SHOE FACTORY, NICOSIA


The INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL has established itself as one of the most innovative and cutting-edge annual music events in Eastern Mediterranean. Under the artistic direction of the internationally renowned Cypriot composer, Evis Sammoutis, the Festival is dedicated to the promotion of new music: read more...

7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

THE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
SLAGWERK DEN HAAG (SDH)

FRIDAY 2 OCTOBER 2015 / 8:30PM

The 7th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival opens on Friday 2 October 2015 with an all-percussion concert by the renowned Dutch percussion group Slagwerk Den Haag (SDH). Not an ordinary percussion ensemble, SDH excels both in the established percussion repertoire as well as in improvisations on custom-made percussion instruments read more...

7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL
SCREENING: A TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT
 WITH THE SEA

SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER 2015 / 8:30PM

Amsterdam is one of the last bastions of avant garde art. The theatres, clubs and concert halls of Europe's most culturally open city have often proved a welcome haven to artists from abroad. And it was in Amsterdam that one of Britain's most exciting young composers Steve Martland developed his own talents under the read more...  


7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

CONCERT: HET COLLECTIEF QUINTET
SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER 2015 / 8:30PM


On Sunday 4 October 2015, the 7th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will host the eminent Het Collectief music ensemble from Belgium in an exciting programme which will feature the Cyprus premiere of Schönberg’s Chamber Symphony No.1, over 100 years after it was composed, and Louis Andriessen’s Workers Union,  read more...

7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL
LECTURE: FACING THE PAST / FACING THE FUTURE
MONDAY 5 OCTOBER 2015 / 7:00PM

Peter Sheppard Skӕrved’s lecture Facing the Past / Facing the Future as part of the 7th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival is a foretaste of the concert he will give the next day, Tuesday 6 October at The Shoe Factory, with horn player Carly Lake and pianist Roderick Chadwick, during which the two great horn trios of Brahms and Ligeti will be featured. read more...


7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL
SCREENING: LEAVING HOME: DANCING ON A VOLCANO & AFTER THE WAKE
MONDAY 5 OCTOBER 2015 / 9:00PM

Written and presented by Sir Simon Rattle, the foremost British conductor of our day, BAFTA winning art documentary Leaving Home is a series of independent programmes forming a fascinating introduction to, and overview of, the music of the 20th century. The story of 20th century music is one of leave-takings read more... 

7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

CONCERT: THE HORN TRIOS: JOHANNES BRAHMS & GYÖRGY LIGETI
TUESDAY 6 OCTOBER 2015 / 8:30PM


The third concert of the 7th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival, on Tuesday 6 October 2015 at The Shoe Factory, will feature the exceptional, and very well-known to Cyprus audiences, violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved who will join forces with horn player Carly Lake and pianist Roderick Chadwick in the two most read more...

7TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC FESTIVAL

CONCERT: ROBIN GREEN IN FREDERIC RZEWSKI’S THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED!
SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER 2015 / 8:30PM

The 7th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival concludes on Sunday 11 October 2015, at The Shoe Factory, with the brilliant young pianist Robin Green performing the Cyprus premiere of Frederic Rzewski’s emblematic The People United Will Never Be Defeated! read more...


 
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