COMMANDARIA ORCHESTRA CONCERT: KINYRAS, KING AND HIEROPHANT

COMMANDARIA ORCHESTRA CONCERT: KINYRAS, KING AND HIEROPHANT
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The Cyprus Wine Museum invites you to The Commandaria Orchestra’s concert presenting Anastasia Guy's circle of songs for mezzo-soprano, tenor  and instrumental ensemble 'KINYRAS, KING AND HIEROPHANT' based on the poetic work of Athena Charalambides.

The concert will be under the direction of Francis Guy and performed by the soloists mezzo-soprano Eleni Michalopoulou and the tenor Marios Andreou.

The concert will be held at the Knights' Courtyard of The Cyprus Wine Museum on Tuesday, April 29th 2014 at 20:00 

Please confirm your attendance until 

Monday, April 28th

 The event  is supported by OLYMPUS WINERY (Cyprus)

 

'KINYRAS, KING AND HIEROPHANT

The Cypriot composer Anastasia Guy created her circle of songs 'KINYRAS, KING AND HIEROPHANT' in 2009. This opus is part of a major cultural project of the composer and The Cyprus Wine Museum entitled “The Kinyras Project”: it contains art and archaeological exhibitions, publications and concerts.

The Circle of Songs was first performed in May 2009 during the European Nights of Museums in Cyprus and a month later during the Games of Small States of Europe in Cyprus. In the musical work the composer meets ancient history and mythology with music set to poetry by Sappho, Pindarus, George Seferis, Odysseas Elytis and on the poetical work of Athena Charalambides. In the songs, the Hymn to Aphrodite, the colors and the aromas of the island dominate, and the music competition between Kinyras and Apollo is the climax of the entire circle. 

 

 

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