NOVEMBER 2018

2 Ein Deutsches Requiem / Johannes Brahms 

fri 20:30  (120’) 

 

One of the most prominent works of music history. The two choirs 'HXOS-Chor Berlin and the Polyphonia Choir from Nicosia, stage this remarkable piece together, under the artistic direction of the Cyprus-born choral director Stelios Chatziktoris. In the first part of the concert, the 'HXOS-Chor Berlin will take the audience into the wonderful world of the timbres of the choral music with its a capella programme. Subsequently, the audience will experience the touching sound of the Requiem’scomforting message. 

3 On the trail of Greek cities 

sut 19:30  (120’) 

 

An inspiring concert presenting the greatest songs ever written for Greek cities and ports, by Greek and Cypriot composers, orchestrated by Mariliza Papadouri Papangelidi and Francis Guy. 

 

Soloists: Kalliopi Vetta, Marios Andreou, Anastasia Guy 

With Melodia Vocal Ensemble - Limassol Literary Society 

Artistic Direction: Violeta Cacomanoli 

Musicians: Manolis Neofytou (piano), Sophie Karapataki-Charalambous (mandolin/flute), Georgia Kombou (bouzouki/mandolin), Mariliza Papadouri Papangelidi (cello), Dimitris Papangelidis (classical guitar).  

Choir and orchestra conductors: Violeta Cacomanoli, Francis Guy 

4 Golfo | Theatro Dendro 

sun 20:30 (90’) 

 

Golfo, the emblematic romance written by Spyridon Peresiadis, narrates the tragic love story of young Golfo and Tasos who swear eternal love to one another. True to her word, Golfo rejects the nobleman who wishes to marry her, but Tasos breaks his promise and agrees to wed a rich young woman instead. 

 

Directed and re-written by: Leandros Taliotis 

Costume/Set design: Mikaella Kasinou, Music: Andreas Moustoukis 

Cast: Andria Zinouou, Yiorgos Kyriakou, Katerina Loura, Alexandros Parisis 

Musicians on stage: Vasilis Vasiliou, Yiannis Koutis, Zacharias Spyridakis 

5-7 Buffer Fringe Festival__SATELLITE 

Home Visit Europe | Rimini Protokoll 

mon- wed 20:30  (90’) 

  

What is Europe actually? Rimini Protokoll contrasts this abstract idea of Europe with the individuality of a private apartment. 15 people become part of a performance in a living room that interweaves personal stories and the political mechanisms of Europe. The performance has been travelling to 5 continents, 37 cities and hundreds of private homes around the world.  

*The address of the performance will be announced on the day of the event. 

 

A collaboration with the RialtoTheatre. Initiated and supported by the Goethe-Institut Zypern, organized by the Home for Cooperation. 

7 Farewell Mongrels by Dionysos Theatre 16+ 

wed 20:30  (80’) 

 

In Frixos’ Masouras work, art and life dangerously collide in a hilarious tragedy mirroring the Cypriot reality. A desperate theatre troupe at the height of the crisis in 2013 in Cyprus, decides to stage its final play: a bank robbery! 

 

Directed by: Andreas Kyriakou, Lighting design: Cecilia Tselepidi, Set design: Ioanna Kythreoti, Costume design: Katerina Ttakka, Music: Constantinos Evangelides. 

Cast (in order of appearance): Marios Mettis, Panayiotis Kyriakou, Christopher Greco, Andreas Nicolaides, Christos Yiangou, Christodoulos Martas, Stelios Martas. 

8 Styx by Wolfgang Fischer | LUX prize 

Thu (93’) 20:00 

 

Europa Cinemas will set up jointly with the LUX Prize the simultaneous screening all over Europe of the German-Austrian film Styx by Wolfgang Fischer, one of the three finalists of the LUX Prize and Europa Cinemas Label at the Berlinale in 2018.  

 

Forty-year-old Rike, a doctor from Europe, sails out to sea alone in her sailing boat. But her dream holiday is quickly broken off on the high seas, when after a storm, she finds herself near a stricken fishing boat with around  hundred people, who are about to drown. 

 

A streamed Q&A will follow the screening, enabling audiences across Europe to interact directly with the film cast, creating a truly symbolic European debate.  

 

In German with English and Greek subtutles.  

10 Happy | TedXLimassol 2018  

sat  9:00 – 17:00  

 

Nine speakers and three performers will share their stories around the concept of happiness. By doing so, TEDxLimassol hopes to play its part in solving the happiness puzzle. 

 

The Happy theme meets three of the most essential TEDTalk objectives: to democratize knowledge and science, to stimulate and arouse audiences around the world and to spark deep discussion and connection. 

10 Marnie | The MET Live in HD 

sat 19:55 (172’) 

 

The MET Live in HD presents for the first time the contemporary opera of Marnie, with music by composer Nico Muhly and libretto by Nicholas Wright. This co-production with the English National Opera is based on Winston Graham’s novel, which inspired Alfred Hitchcock to direct the thriller of the same title. 

 

Conductor: Robert Spano. Directed by Michael Mayer. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard plays the title role, accompanied by baritone Christopher Maltman, as well as Janis Kelly, Denyce Graves, Iestyn Davies in the roles of the leading characters. With Greek and English subtitles 

11 Mayerling  | Royal Ballet 

sun 18:00  (195’)  

 

One of the Royal Ballet’s finest productions featuring Franz Liszt’s music, orchestrated and arranged by John Lanchbery and Kenneth Macmillan’s choreography. The performance is based on the true story of the Mayerling incident, portraying the series of events that led to the death of Rudolf Crown Prince of Austria and his lover, Baroness Mary Vetsera. A choreography that went down in history for its passion, impeccable movement and dance perfection. 

14 Fernando Pessoa’s Maritime Ode and the fados of my adolescence 

Aliki Kagialoglou 

wed 20:30 (90’)  

 

A performance combining Maritime Ode, written by Portugal’s most significant literary figure, with Lisbon’s early fados. 

 

Through the inventive artistic approach of Aliki Kayialoglou, a text becomes transformed into a great song. As immense as the sea itself, music triggers emotions and recollections, indulging the listeners into the long-forgotten tenderness of childhood fairytales and songs.  

 

Directed by Dimos Avdeliodis , Piano: Alexandros Avdeliodis. 

Beautiful Baroque | Cyprus Symphony Orchestra 

15 thu 20:30 (90’) 

 

A concert presenting works by famous Baroque period composers. 

 

S. Bach: Overture from the Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 
G. Ph. Telemann: Concerto for violin and strings in F major “per l’orchestra di Dresda”,  

TWV 51:F4 * 
W. A. Mozart: Symphony no. 29 in A major, K. 201 
J. C. Bach: Overture and Suite from the opera Amadis de Gaule* 

*Cyprus premiere 

 

Conductor: Reinhard Goebel 

16 - 7th Folklore Symposium | Limassol Folklore Association  

fri 20:00 (120’) 

 

The 7th Folklore Symposium titled “The Poetic Dialogues in the traditions of Cyprus, Karpathos, Kasos and Crete” will commence with a performance combining dance and music, intertwining the Cypriot impromptu oral poetry, known as Tsiattista, with the mantinades of Karpathos, Kasos and Crete. A folklore celebration gathering on stage dances and songs from all the islands, bringing together renowned traditional poets, singers and instrumentalists. With the participation of the Dance Group of Limassol Folklore Association. Artistic coordination: Constantinos Protopapas. 

21 Dimitra Galani / Michalis Hadjiyiannis 

wed 20:30 (120’) 

 

Dimitra Galani presents a repertoire including the B-sides of her long and outstanding discography that she rarely performs live.

 

Dimitra Galani invites on stage Michalis Hadjiyiannis performing together  songs we loved.  

23-24 5th Jazz and World Music Showcase 

fri-sat 19:30 (180’) 

 

Τhe Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Cyprus Music Information Center and the Rialto Theatre present, for the fifth consecutive year, the Jazz and World Music Showcase, presenting a global picture of the contemporary Cypriot music creation. 

 

Featuring: Junkey Moneywise, Tree of Dawn, Andreas Rodosthenous, Trio SYMMETRY BAND....reloaded, Nicolas Tryphonos Quintet, Georgos Bizios Group: Renato's Journey in the Vortex, Odysseas Toumazou Trio, Next Formation, Karapatakis/Hilenabrand/Spyridakis and Café Balkan. 

The Showcase also includes presentations, jam sessions and meetings with guests from the international music industry. 

27-28 Genes & tonic  

Evie Demetriou 

tue-wed 20:30 (40’) 

On Stage 

 

Choreographer and performer Evie Demetriou is premiering her new solo work “Genes & tonic” . With intense physicality, humour and risk taking the dance performance challenges social stereotypes, sexuality and social beliefs. A journey through movement, text and sound that provokes and energizes at the same time. 

Production: Omada En Drasei 

29 Apostolos Rizos pays tribute to Manos Loizos 

thu 20:30 (90) 

 

Apostolos Rizos encounters prominent Greek Cypriot composer Manos Loizos in a music chamber, searching for the primal emotion of songs, exploring the moment they were written by their songwriter.  

A performance featuring unreleased material and recordings from the personal archive of Manos Loizos, courtesy of his daughter, Myrsini Loizou. 

 

Musicians: 

Thodoris Kouelis (double bass, tzouras, effects, loops), Yiorgos Mouchtaris (double bass, electric bass, trumpet, keyboard, loops), Apostolos Rizos (guitars, harmonica). 

 

Organised by: Astra Radio