February 2013
Friday 1
A Night at the Opera - From Mozart to Verdi

A journey through the opera with representative abstracts from the greatest Masterpieces of All Times. Performed by the sopranos Ioli Mousteri, Margarita Elia and Elena Kouali-Economidou, the tenor Dr. Michalis Psiloinis, the bass-baritone Marios Vourgos and the basses Kyriakos Sofokleous and Demos Demosthenous.
Participate: The Lyric Stage of Limassol and the Choir of ARIS Limassol under the supervision of Marinos Mitellas.
Accompanies: Manolis Neofytou, Maria Lampraki and Andriana Sergidou – piano.
The artistic supervision of the performance is held by Ioli Mousteri
Under the auspices of the Mayor of Limassol, Mr. Andreas Christou
Entrance: € 15-12

Saturday 2
African Mass

A walkthrough choral harmonisations of the African Music.  The Youth Choir of Cultural Movement of Limassol – EPILOGI – in a first pancyprian interpretation of the Liturgy of Paul Basler, Missa Kenya and other African songs. With the participation of The Childrens Choir of Epilogi and well known Cypriot musicians.
Conductor: Angelina Nicolaidou Spanou
 Assistant conductor: Christina Krasidou             
 Within the celebrations for the 20years of EPILOGI
Entrance: € 7 – 5
Wednesday 6

 (USA 2010, 105’- Greek Subtitles)
Beginners, is the story of two fresh starts. At the age of 75 the newly widowed Hal comes out as a gay man and leads an active life fully embracing his new identity, before dying of cancer five years later. After Hal’s death his son, Oliver mourns his father and keeps his example in mind while negotiating his own romantic anxieties.
Screenplay – Director: Mike Mills   
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Melanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller     
With the co-operation of the Pancyprian Society of Psychologists
Entrance: € 7 – 5

Παρασκευή 8
Fevgousa Kori
The narrative of Alexandros Papadiamantis , A Soul, gave the necessary canvas, for unwinding the thread of the circle of life, through the lullaby, the fairy tale and the dirge of the mother, the grandmother and the daughter. Fabulously poetic, is interpreted amazingly by Renio Kyriazi and directed by Mirka Yementzaki.
The clarinet is played by Manousos Ploumides.      
A rare performance, drawn from the tradition, honoured in Greek and foreign festivals, among those and the Brave Festival of Wroclaw, Poland. 
Entrance: € 15 – 10

Thursday 14                                                                                                                                                              Nature in the soul
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra presents: A. Ioannides: Of early dawn
J. Christou: Six T. S. Eliot songs for mezzo soprano and orchestra
J. Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
Soloist: Margarita Elia (soprano), Conductor: Ayis Ioannides  
Entrance: € 12 - 7
Saturday 16 (19.55)
Rigoletto – The Met: Live in HD
A different approach to the masterpiece of Giuseppe Verdi, by the awarded with “Tony” director Michael Mayer, the story is transferred from Italy of the 16th century to Las Vegas in 1960. The wane of the palace of Duke, where everybody runs after power, money and beauty, is transferred to Las Vegas, and a burlesque is transformed into tragedy.                                                                                                          
Cast:  Željko Lučić, Diana Damrau, Piotr Beczala,  Štefan Kocán,  Oksana Volkova and others.               
With Greek and English subtitles
Entrance: € 20 – 15

Tuesday 19
Flamenco Fever

The Spanish Dance Group Adolfo de Castro, from the city of Cadiz, is dedicated to the original Spanish dances, especially those of the Andalusia area. The original Flamenco, coming from classical ballet with stylish figures, is preponderated in the choreographies.
The Group, created around 1970, has given performances all around Spain and Europe, yet also presented the dances of Andalusia in Puerto Rico, Japan, Middle East and Malaysia.
Within the framework of the European Limassol Festival
Entrance: € 20 - 15

Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21
Drama’s Festival travels ...
Once again, the awarded films of Drama Festival are screened in Cyprus
Evergreen – Ifigenia Kotsoni – 14’
Aroundel –Konstantina Kotzamani – 18’
Nobodys perfect- Despina Kabiri & George Mantzouranides  – 10’
11:50- Stylianos Konstantinou – 15’  
Der Spiegel des Lord Patschog- Elina Panik – 135’  
Clean Radiophone – George Teltzides -14’
Beatitudes- Aristotelis Maragkos -16’
Chamomile – Neritan Zinziria - 15’
Iceberg – Konstantinos Gerampinis -18’
Eight-Minute Deadline – Zena & Petros Papadopoulou -8’ 
Dome – Nikos Apostolopoulos / Katerina Gerothanasi -21’
Chelsea Barcelona – Alexandros Hantzis -17’ 
Family Tree –Fokionas Mpogris -10’
The Source of Youth – Panayiotis Rappas -  16’
The summer after – Vasilis Tziokas -3’
Ghost in the Machine –Oliver Krimpas-18’
Organization: Ministry of Education and Culture – Rialto Theatre
In cooperation with: Friends of Cinema Society Nicosia & Pafos and the
Limassol Cine Club
Free Entrance

Friday  22
Elli Paspala & Takis Farazis

The world of romantic singing with the thousands faces unwinds in front of us. Sometimes tender and sometimes explosive, Elli Paspala sings accompanied by the pianist Takis Farazis, in rhythms of songs of Manos Hadjidakis, Stavros Xarchakos, Stamatis Kraounakis, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison.
 A touching concert that shall remind us the importance of love
Entrance: € 15-10
Thursday 28 
Music and Humour

By the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, a tribute to Carnival.
J. P. Schickele: A small non music 
 D. Cimarosa: The orchestra’s conductor
J. Haydn: Finale of the Symphony nr. 60 (“The Devoted”)
W. A. Mozart: Finale from the work ‘A music jest’ K. 522
W. A. Mozart: "Madammina il catalogo e questo" (from the opera Don Giovanni)
G. Rossini: Largo al factotum (from the opera The barber of Seville)
 L. Delibes: Divertissement: Pizzicati (from the 3rd act of the ballet Sylvia)
A. Dvořák: Humoresque, Piece 101
J. Cage: 2’33’’
L. Anderson: Plink Plank Plunk The Typewriter (instr. Β. Stylianou)
Solist: Tasos Apostolou (baritone), Conductor: Alkis Mpaltas
Entrance: € 12 – 7
General information
Performances commence at 20.30 unless is otherwise stated
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