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The 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival

From Wednesday 5th until Sunday 16th of October

The 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival is one of the most innovative and leading annual events in the Eastern Mediterranean.

The festival of contemporary music takes place under the art direction of famous Cypriot composer Evis Sammoutis. The programme of the festival features music masterpieces of the 20th century, as well as the works of the young generation of composers, many of which were made specially for this festival. The organisers highlight the connection of the new music and various type of art, as well as alternative forms of contemporary music, such as jazz and electronic music.

During the week the festival will present four breathtaking concerts, which will be accompanied by a range of interesting event – screenings of the documentary films, lectures and master-classes.

Programme of the festival:

Concert “Pierrot Lunaire”

Documentary Film: My War Years – Arnold Schoenberg

Concert of Uli Fussenegger and Hélène Fauchère

Documentary Film:  Kurtág – The Matchstick Man

Concert “Kafka Fragments”

Joseph Houston Piano Recital


Place: The Shoe Factory
Address: Nicosia, Cyprus (View on the map)
Contact data: +357 22 663871


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