1-3 Choreography Platform 2019
Thirteen choreographers present their most recent work in this updated 19th edition of the Choreography Platform, focusing on contemporary choreography and supporting young and upcoming creators.
Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, and Rialto.
4 Ορχήστρα - Toula Provincial Philharmonic Wind Orchestra
mon 19:30 (90’)
The Russian Theatre Season in Cyprus presents the Toula Provincial Philharmonic Wind Orchestra performing beloved melodies of the past and the present, as well as traditional, classic and modern songs of the Russian and world music repertoire.
5 Tango Legends / MARIELA MALDONALDO / PABLO SOSA
tue 20:30 (80’)
Τhe Tango Legends come to Cyprus for the first time, presenting some of the greatest moments of Tango history to date. Eleven of the best Argentinean tango dancers and musicians take the audience to an exciting journey of passion and sensuality to Buenos Aires, unveiling the charm of the city and the magic of music and dance.
*6/11 Municipal Strovolos Theatre
6 The Lehman Trilogy / NT Live / SAM MENDES
wed 20:00 (200’)
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, broadcast from London’s West End. Award-winning Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. With the support of the British Council & the British High Commission in Cyprus.
7 Wit / THEATRO DIONYSOS
thu 20:30 (100’)
An extraordinary staging of Margaret Edson’s critically-acclaimed play Wit, directed by Emilios Charalambides. In Greek
8 Musical Bridges THE PIANO QUARTET
fri 20:30 (90’)
Galina Dimova, Nina Ioannidou, Natalia Lezedova and Velina Ruseva, four acclaimed pianists from Cyprus, Russia, Greece and Bulgaria, will perform piano solos and compositions for four, six and eight hands by Scriabin, Saint-Saëns, Vladigerov, Khachaturian, Babajanian, Piazzolla, Economou, Hadjidakis.
9 Madama Butterfly The MET Live in HD / GIACOMO PUCCINI
sat 19:55 (192’)
Madama Butterfly, broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera, is a breathtaking production directed by Anthony Minghella and conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi.
14 Musical Stories / CYPRUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
thu 20:30 (90’)
The concert of CYSO Musical Stories presents two works by Solon Michaelides and three works by F. Mendelssohn, L. Delibes and Z. Kodály supporting a single story.
15 Gadjo Dilo MAGIC ALWAYS HAPPENS
fri 20:30 (150’)
Reanimating the manouche gypsy jazz tradition and combining beloved Greek songs from the 50s and 60s, Gadjo Dilo have marked the Greek music scene with their own unique style, “Manouche de Grec”. Organised by the NGO Magic Always Happens, the concert takes place within the framework of their fundraising campaign.
16 JAZZOLOGIA CYPRUS BIG BAND
sat 20:30 (120’)
A show retracing the history of jazz in the 20th century, featuring classic pieces from the 30s and onwards, Latin and modern rare tunes by European composers, as well as adaptations of traditional Cypriot songs, arranged by Cypriot composer Aris Antoniades. Conductor: George Krasidis
20 Of Mice and Men SATIRIKO THEATRO
wed 20:30 (120’)
The emblematic work of Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author, John Steinbeck, is considered to be one of the masterpieces of the 20th-century world literature.
23 Akhnaten - The MET Live in HD
sat 19:55 (201’)
This production, directed by award-winning director Phelim McDermott, stands out for its mesmerising atmosphere, featuring Gandini Juggling’s virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers.
24 Reflecting Aphrodite
sun 20:30 (60’)
Celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Cuba, the Embassy of Cyprus in Havana and the Embassy of Cuba in Cyprus present the multi-faceted dance performance Reflecting Aphrodite, by Rosario Gardenas, highlighting the parallel tales and myths of the Cypriot goddess with the deities of the Cuban-African religion, embodying similar characteristics,
25 A LIFE WITH NO LIMITS
mon 20:30 (90’)
A Life with No Limits by Aura CuriAtlas Physical Theatre from the U.S. is inspired by the life and work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, featuring original music by U.S.-based Cypriot composer Sophia Serghi. The performance is followed by The Fool and the World (2019), featuring music by Sophia Serghi.
Organised by: Cultural Services - Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth in collaboration with Multi-Arts Crossings, with the support of the Embassy of the United States in Cyprus
26 Tribute to Nicolas Economou WORKS OF CYPRIOT COMPOSERS
tue 20:30 (65’)
Presenting and promoting classical music, while showcasing the work of important Cypriot composers, the Cultural Office of AKELorganises a chamber music concert with works of contemporary Cypriot composers as a tribute to world-renowned pianist and composer, Nicolas Economou.
29-30 6th Jazz and World Music Showcase
The 6th Jazz and World Music Showcase presents a global picture of the contemporary Cypriot music creation. The Showcase also includes presentations, jam sessions and meetings with guests from the international music industry. Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, and Rialto Theatre.