A Choral Encounter bringing together choirs and young music lovers from every part of Cyprus. Conductors, choristers, music teachers and children will have a unique opportunity to attend experiential workshops at Rialto Theatre, led by prominent conductors / musicians under the general thematic title: Polyphony and Improvisation through Tradition.
Workshop – For adult choirs: An improvisational approach of the polyphonic traditional song.
Led by: Natalia Lambadaki (Greece)
Workshop – For children’s choirs and students of conservatories and music schools:
Traditional song: movement, accompaniment, choral approach.Led by: Marleen de Boo (Belgium)
The meeting combines choirs and musical ensembles from all over Cyprus, including for the first time choirs from the other half of our island. Participate members of the choirs: "Evangelism" Traditional and Byzantine Music, Makamer Freedom of the Voices Women's Choir, Othello Choir and Mormenekşe Çağdaşlar Choir from Famagusta, Pera Horio Nisou, Achord community, Larnaca Municipality, "Epilogi" (children and adults), the vocal ensemble ''Kalesma'', members of the Özer Polifonic Young Group and Nicosia Municipality Orchestra's Children's Choir as well as choristers from the Vasiliki Antoniou, Aelia Konstantinou, Christina Loukaidou, Rea Kafkalia, Anthi Papafilippou and Aspa Vassiliou conservatories.
A representative from the European Union of Choirs - Europa Cantat will give a talk about the opportunities offered by the organisation to the choral community.
The outcome of the workshops and the synergy between conductors, professors and choristers will be presented to the public on Sunday 16 July, at Heroes Square.
Sunday 16/7, 20:30, Heroes Square
Information: 77 77 77 45 & www.rialto.com.cy
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