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The Pharos Arts Foundation 24 Demosthenis. Severis Ave. 1080 Nicosia Cyprus T +357 22 663871  F +357 22663538  


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5-14 October 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia

The International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary!!!
The 10th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival will celebrate its anniversary by bringing together, in Cyprus, some of the most iconic names on the international contemporary music scene: Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich. The gathering of these music legends under one roof, in the span of just a few days, is a true historical milestone for the Cyprus culture. read more...  

Wednesday 24 October 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, 8:30pm

As part of its Cyprus Artists Series, the Pharos Arts Foundation presents a unique concert with the Cyprus Guitar Trio. Founded in 2015 and comprising three pre-eminent classical guitarists from Cyprus – Vasilios Avraam, George Christofi and Socrates Leptos, the Trio is dedicated to the promotion of the important yet unexplored repertoire of the combination of three classical guitars, as well the creation of new works for this combination, and the arrangements and transcriptions of existing works. For its concert on Wednesday 24 October 2018, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, the Cyprus Guitar Trio will perform a rare programme of works for three guitars by Jesús Guridi, Franco Margola, J.S. Bach, Ferenc Farkas, M.A. Zani de Ferranti, Stephen Dodgson, Hansjoachim Kaps. read more,,, 


Thursday 15 November 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

Celebrating the centenary of Poland regaining its independence, the Pharos Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Embassy of Poland in Cyprus present Wojciech Waleczek, one of Poland’s most promising pianists of the younger generation, in a unique piano recital. Recognised as an artist of uncompromising quality, Wojciech Waleczek claimed his first public victory at the age of 16, when he won the Third Prize of the International Competition for Young Pianists "Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam", and he has been enjoying a busy career as a recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras all over the world ever since. The concert, on Thursday 15 November 2018, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, will include works by Chopin, Lutosławski, Paderewski, Schumann and Liszt. read more...


Friday 23 November 2018
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

The Pharos Arts Foundation presents a recital with the fascinating German pianist Katharina Treutler. Acclaimed for her “great sensitivity and brilliant dexterity” (Classic FM), Treutler is a prize winner in a number of competitions, including the International Piano Competition Luciano Luciani in Italy, the Chopin Society Prize and the International Brahms Competition, and she has performed all over the world with such orchestras as the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Her recital in Nicosia, on 23 November 2018, coincides with the release of her new album, Beyond, and it will include works by J.S. Bach, Liszt, Franck and Prokofiev. The recital is organised as part of the German Language Weeks and it is kindly supported by the Embassy of Germany in Cyprus. read more...