World Water Day

Cyprus : World Water Day

The 22nd March has been designated by the UN as the World Water Day, with this year’s theme being “Leaving No One Behind (Human Rights and Refugees)” whilst March is also the international month of the Francophonie. In addition, March 25th this year marks 101 years to the day since the death of Claude Debussy, so it should come as no surprise that the CySO incorporates, in this programme, the French composer’s “Sea” triptych, taking us from dawn to noon, to the play of the waves and to the dialogue between the wind and the sea. Water, however, is the overall theme of the concert, which begins with the eponymous Handel suite first heard on barges on the River Thames in 1717, and features, as a centerpiece, contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun’s “Water Concerto”.

G. F. Handel: Water Music, HWV 348-350
T. Dun: Water concerto for water percussion and orchestra
C. Debussy: La Mer: Three symphonic sketches for orchestra, L. 109 [Cyprus premiere]

Soloist: Natasa Hadjiandreou (percussion)
Conductor: Jens Georg Bachmann

Duration: 90'

Ticket prices: €12, €7 (18-26 yrs, pensioners), €5 (under 18)

When

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Time: Starts at 20:30

Where

Andrea Drousioti 19
Platia Iroon
Limassol, Limassol 3603, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 77777745

Cost

€12 / €7 / €5

Contact

Cyprus Symphony Orchestra
Email:
Phone: 22463144

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