Stay Home Live streaming concerts by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

Live streaming concerts by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra (CySO) will hold a series of chamber music concerts streamed live from its Facebook page for free.

“As people around the globe and in this country are struggling to conquer a major crisis, we at the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra can still continue our work for you to bring some delight, entertainment and encouragement into your homes,” said CySO’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Jens Georg Bachmann.

“In such challenging times we are in need of comfort, solace, distractions and delights as we need confidence to master each day. Music touches this essence of our needs and we want to keep serving you during these difficult times,” he added.

The first concert in the series is titled “A Clarinet, a Bassoon and a Piano” and will be streamed on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 20:30. Its programme comprises:

Bela Kovacs: Hommage a de Falla
Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces for solo clarinet
Bela Kovacs: Hommage a J.S.Bach
Malcolm Arnold: Fantasy for solo clarinet
Cypriot Traditional Song (arrangement: Angelos Angelides)

The performers:

Angelos Angelides, clarinet

Carl Maria von Weber: Andante e rondo ungarese

Giovanni Galetti, bassoon

Jens Georg Bachmann, piano

Photo from Cyprus Symphony Orchestra’s Facebook page.

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