Lemesos: Thursday 24 November 2022, Pattihio Municipal Theatre, 20:30
Lefkosia: Friday 25 November 2022, Nicosia Municipal Theatre, 20:30
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Nicosia celebrate the Czech Republic’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, presenting a concert with the most beautiful orchestral, operatic and choral music by the great Czech composers Bedřich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák. The CySO is delighted to be joined in these concerts by the Prague Mixed Choir, the ARIS Choir of Limassol, as well as the brilliant Cypriot singers Mariza Anastasiades – soprano and Markos Kleovoulou – baritone.
Under the baton of CySO Conductor Günter Neuhold, the audience will enjoy romantic masterpieces by Smetana and Dvořák, such as the symphonic poem The Moldau, selected Slavonic dances, highlights from the opera Rusalka and the comic opera The Bartered Bride, as well as Dvořák’s Te Deum. The concert will be enhanced by a commentary on the works by Dr Yiorgos Kountouris.
Bedřich Smetana: The Moldau (Vltava)
Antonín Dvořák: “Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém” (Song to the moon) for soprano from the opera Rusalka
Three Slavonic Dances:
- 46/8 in G minor (Furiant)
- 72/2 (10) in E minor (Dumka)
op 46/1 in C major (Furiant)
Bedřich Smetana: Three excerpts from the opera The Bartered Bride:
“Proč bychom se netěšili” (Let us rejoice, let’s be merry) – chorus
“Věrné milování” (Faithful love) – duet for soprano & tenor
“Och jaký žal!” (Alone at last) – soprano
Antonín Dvořák: Te Deum for solo soprano, baritone, mixed chorus and orchestra, op. 103
Mariza Anastasiades soprano
Markos Kleovoulou baritone
Prague Mixed Choir choirmaster: Jan Steyer
ARIS Choir of Limassol choirmaster: Solon Kladas
Dr Yiorgos Kountouris presentation
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra
In collaboration with and under the auspices of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Nicosia
Czech Embassy Sponsors: Solek and Unicars
Zone Α: €15 / Zone Β: €10
Pattihio Limassol Municipal Theatre (Ayias Zonis 4, 3027 Lemesos, 25 377277):
Online at www.soldouttickets.com.cy, at the Box Office: Mon-Fri: 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-19:00 and before the concert.
Nicosia Municipal Theatre (Mouseiou avenue 4, 1097 Lefkosia):
Online at www.cyso.org.cy, at Pallas Theatre Box Office every Wednesday 16:00-19:00 and 2 hours before the concert.
Information: 22 463144, www.cyso.org.cy
For more information you may contact Constantia Elia at 22 463135, email: email@example.com