MAY 2019

2 Music Schools Concert  

thu 20:30 (70’)  

 

Two newly-formed Music School ensembles, the Equal Voice Choir and the Guitar Orchestra, will present a programme of Greek music, as well as classic covers, classical guitar pieces and famous songs from the international repertoire.

4 Maria Farantouri Performs Mikis Theodorakis Works’  

sat 20:30 (100’)  

 

For the theatre’s 20th anniversary, the most celebrated singer of the composer’s work, Maria Farantouri, will be performing some of his most famous songs. With the Choir of Epilogi Cultural Movement, conducted by Angelina Nicolaidou

5 O Gargalistis - Dimitris Baslam  

sun 17:00 (60’) 

 

An innovative performance for children and adults alike, combining live music and dancing, exploring the loneliness of modern kids and the joy of generously giving. In Greek.

6 Foivos Delivorias, Sofronis Sofroniou  

mon 20:30 (90’) 

 

Vivliotropio Book Club hosts Greek singer and songwriter Foivos Delivorias and Cypriot writer Sofronis Sofroniou on Rialto’s stage. The discussion will be coordinated by journalist Eleni Xenou. 

8, 9,10 The Seafarer Athinon Theatre  

wed/thu/fri 20:30 (120’) 

 

Conor McPherson’s dark comedy The Seafarer, directed by Constantinos Markoulakis, is coming to Cyprus.The play received critical acclaim and was praised for the outstanding performances of its five co-starring actors. In Greek. 

11 Alternative Music on stage 

sat 19:00 (160’) 

 

For its 20th anniversary, the Rialto Theatre invites on stage artists and audience alike to an almost personal encounter. With the Ladderman, Delirium Elephants, Arcadian Child and Private Garden. 

15 Jazz meets the Cyprus Tradition - Trio Levante, Ioannis Vafeas Quintet, Ilias Mantikos 

wed 20:30 (75’)  

 

A fascinating music journey intertwining diverse sounds and music genres through improvisations by Trio Levante Ilias Mantikos and Ioannis Vafeas Quintet

17 20 Years of Rialto Theatre / A Spectacle (Heroes’ Square) 

fri 20:30 (45’)  

 

Rialto Theatre celebrates its 20th anniversary with a captivating spectacle with lights, images, events, movement, screenings and music. Free entrance 

18 The Wizard of Oz  Bryantsev Youth Theatre  

sat 18:30 (105’) 3+  

 

Saint Petersburg’s Bryantsev Youth Theatre presents the world-famous fairy tale The Wizard of Oz featuring bright scenery, beautiful costumes and a fascinating troupe of actors that guarantee a colourful theatrical performance. In Russian with English subtitles

19 One Journey, One Poem  

sun 19:30 (120’) 

 

The most enchanting part of a journey is perhaps its recollection, captured in this event combining music and poetry. Organised by: Ministry of Education and Culture with the collaboration of the Union of Cyprus Writers, the National Society of Greek Writers of Cyprus and the Cyprus PEN Centre. 

21 Nicos Vichas Meets Composers Savvas Savva, Evagoras Karagiorgis and Yiorgos Karvellos  

tue 20:30 (80’) 

 

Nicos Vichas invites composers Savvas Savva, Evagoras Karagiorgis and Yiorgos Karvellos to a special music encounter featuring contemporary works played for the first time by Chronos  Contemporary Music Ensemble

23 Café Aman – Takim   

thu 20:30 (135’)  

 

Limassol Folklore Association hosts Greek traditional music band TAKIM, and together they present a remarkable production, combining music and dancing, full of colours, sounds and rare visual material, curated by Lambros Liavas.

28 The Killing Game ETHAL  

tue 20:30 (90’) 

 

E. Ionesco’s emblematic work, The Killing Game, staged by ETHAL, is a timeless reminder of the games society plays with itself: people dying or living by chance, neither knowing how to live nor why they die. In Greek

29 Yiota Negka, Admitos Pitsillides Group, Aris Choir 

wed 20:30 (100’) 

 

Aris Choir Limassol, conducted by Solon Kladas, together with prominent Greek singer Yiota Negka, present a retrospective concert to the Greek song.

30 Symphony No. 9, L.V. Beethoven Cyprus Symphony Orchestra 

thu 20:30 (70’)  

 

This ‘Concert for Peace and Dialogue’ is a collaboration between the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and the Rialto Theatre, presented within the framework of the theatre’s 20th anniversary. Ludwig V. Beethoven’s masterpiece, Symphony No. 9, is a musical representation of universal brotherhood, an idea that has inspired billions of people across the world. 

Conductor: Jens Georg Bachmann. 

31 Have Nothing to Say 

fri 20:30 (50’)  

 

Milena Ugren Koulas’ latest full-length choreographic work is about a journey of creating common principles for a movement language that may connect or divide.