2nd Early Music Festival

Cyprus : 2nd Early Music Festival

"The Friends of ARTE" society proudly present the 2nd Early Music Festival in Nicosia. It is a celebration of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Music using authentic instruments and performance practices with artists from Cyprus and abroad.

The Festival includes Concerts, Lectures, Workshops, Seminars and Screenings.

Detailed Program

Friday 7/12 - Opening night - MNEME - Ex Silentio in concert. Medieval music from the Mediterranean
Saturday 8/12 - SANCTA MATER - A concert of sacred and secular music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. With Menelaos-Dimitris Kountouras (Medieval flute), Elektra Miliadou (viella) and Atzakas Thimios (ud) together with Elli Aloneftou, Christia Michael and İmge Ertalu (voice)
Sunday 9/12 - UNWRITTEN - Baroque harp recital with Flora Papadopoulos
Monday 10/12 - MODAL MUSIC OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN. A concert of classical Ottoman music and other music from eastern Mediterranean with Giannis Koutis and his musicians. (AT CASTELLIOTISSA HALL)
Wednesday 12/12 - THE MUG OF BROWN ALE. Music from the British isles and French baroque with Menelaos-Dimitris Kountouras (Baroque flute) and Flora Papadopoulos (Baroque harp).

Parallel actions: Lectures, Seminars and Screenings
Saturday 8/12, 11:00 - 14:00 - Voice seminar with Theodora Baka
Monday 10/12 - Seminar with Menelaos-Dimitris Kountouras "Approach and Interpretation of medieval music: The Turin Codex J.II.9"
Tuesday 11/12 - Seminar with Menelaos-Dimitris Kountouras
Tuesday 11/12 - Screening:
1) Documentary "A harpsichord lesson with Scott Ross"
2) Baroque opera


From: Friday, December 7th, 2018
Until: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Time: Starts at 20:30


34 - 36 Leonidou Street
Nicosia, Nicosia 1097, Cyprus
Phone: 22676823

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