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The sounds of Cyprus

The second concert under the title Cypriots Sounds, taking place within the 7th New Music Festival of the Centre of Cypriot Composers, will be held in Nicosia on Wednesday.

“It is with great pleasure and joy that the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra will participate for the second consecutive year in our annual, well-established festival to present premieres of contemporary music for symphony orchestra by Cypriot composers,” president of the Centre of Cypriot Composers Savvas Savvas commented about this new collaboration with the CySO Foundation.

The New Music Festival is organised in collaboration with the Centre of Music Research, Innovation and International Networking and the Cultural Services of the MoEC. “The Centre of Cypriot Composers aims to ensure the continuation of this festival as well as to further its collaboration with the CySO in other concerts that will involve Cypriot creators,” Savva said.

The main objective of the Centre is to promote noteworthy works of music, with emphasis given to new compositions while maintaining diversity and variety of musical expression.

Joining conductor Jens Georg Bachmann will be A Yangopoulos with Two Fantasies for Orchestra, Y Stavrou with Ballet for Orchestra (Fragment), A Moustoukis with music for here, T Stylianou with Artante and A Skordis with “In…Se” (Fragment).

Cypriots Sounds
Concert by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. November 28. Pallas Theatre, Nicosia. 8.30pm. €12, €7 (18-26 yrs, pensioners), €5 (under 18). Tel: 22-410181

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