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Rialto Theatre March Programme

CyprusNewsReport.com recommends the Takoushis and Karapatakis Quartet concert on the 10th of March featuring jazz from some of Cyprus best young musicians.

10th contemporary Dance Platform

Friday 5 (at: 20.00)

One/off – Who forgot what? 20’ – Milena Ugren Koulas
Erica Charalambous – In One Out 10’ – Erica Charalambous
Dance Theatre Omada Pente – Tender Genders  20’ – Roula Kleovoulou
Aelion – Paul Kee  20’ – Photini Perdikaki
Nothing to declare – Peep Hole 10’ - Alexis Vasiliou
David Wood – 3 In 1 10΄-David Wood
Sonido–Nad – Life’s 3 Corners 10’ – Philippa Stylianoude & Diana Symillides

Saturday 6 (at: 19.00)

Synthesis – Nothing  17΄ - Marina Kyriakidou
Amphidromo Dance Theatre–Bla, bla, bla ,bla… ck Out 20’
Elena Christodoulidou
aRttituede – Attention: Fragile 10’ – Evi Panagiotou
Styliana Aristidou -  -7ο C 10’– Styliana Aristidou
Noema Dance Works – Present Tense 20’ - Alexandra Waierstall
En Drasei – Inside 20’ – Evie Demetriou
Natalie Heller – Altered States 10’ – Natalie Heller

Sunday 7 (at: 19.00)

Echo Arts – A _part  20’– Ariana Economou
Elena Antoniou – Nekaliman 12΄ - Elena Antoniou
Selas – Psyche  15’ - Maria Kamperi
Transfiguration – In five minutes  10΄ - Alexia Nikolaou & Eleni Hadjidaki
Asomates Dynamis –Stained Shirt or for an empty shirt… 15΄-
Machi Demetriadou – Lindahl
.pelma.lia haraki – Giraffe  20’ -Lia Haraki

Tickets: € 5 (€10 for all  performances)

Organisers: Cultural Services - Ministry of Education and Culture – Rialto Theatre
With the collaboration of: Dance House Lemesos – Municipality of Lemesos
Within the framework of the celebrations for the 50 years of the Republic of Cyprus

Tuesday 9  
Ekon Akon

The Limassol Savings Co-operative Bank present the Limassol group on the occasion of the annancement of its annual sponsorships

The programme includes Greek music that does not exclude surprises.

Maria Christou: vocals, Giorgos Ioannou: vocals, Stefanos Stefanou: vocals
Theodoulos Vakanas: bouzouki, violin -Michalis Karakatsanis: keyboards,
Rodos Panagiotou: percussion, Andreas Rodosthenous: double bass,
Christos Tylissinakis, guitars

Free Entrance

Wednesday 10
Takoushis & Karapatakis  Quartet

On the occasion of their first joint CD "SYMPNOIA, the one’s  rich colourful compositions meet the other’s music in a exceptional style that interchanges from minimal to virtuoso jazz.
Cypriot traditional and other compositions change shape, without losing their authenticity and coexist with contemporary jazz.

Marios Takkoushis - piano, Gabriel Karapatakis – double bass
Giorgos Krasidis - saxophones, Stelios Xydias - drums

Tickets: € 10 - 8

Friday 12
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

Myths and Legends - An imaginative programme, with works inspired by European myths and legends, which appeals both to teenage students and public alike

Programme:
A. Ioannides: Ultionis Regnum (The realm of revenge) - first performance
Α. Schoenberg: Lied der Waldtaube (Song of the wood dove) for mezzo soprano and chamber orchestra  (arr. by the composer from the 'Gurrelieder')
Ν. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op.35

Soloist: Vivian Cooksley (mezzo soprano)
Conductor: Ayis Ioannides

Tickets: € 12 – 7

Saturday 13  
Me, Let’s Hope I Make it

The Theatre of “Neos Kosmos” presents this play based on a book by Marcello D’ Orta, a teacher from southern Italy, who collected and published essays written by his pupils.
Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou creator of the legendary “Katsarida” (Cockroach) presents this seemingly naïve and amusing performance that clearly and eloquently reflects all that is happening around us.

Direction: Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou
Movement: Aggeliki Stellatou
Music: Laertes Malkotsis
Cast: Fotis Karampas, Sotiris Mentzelos, Anna Papaioannou, Petros Spyropoulos, Lydia Tzanoudaki

A collaboration of the Rialto Theatre and the “Neos Kosmos” Theatre

Tickets: € 15 - 10

Tuesday 16
Stous Laikous Dromous…

Marios Pasvanti’s “Bouzouki Quintet” together with four exceptional musicians presents a unique programme covering the entire spectrum of Greek music in a distinct orchestral manner.

Gerasimos Andreatos’ wonderful voice complements them in songs by Vamvakaris, Tsitsanis, Zabetas, Chiotis, Akis Panou, Theodorakis, Nikolopoulos and others.
Alongside them is Evi Evgeniou

Within the framework of the European Limassol Festival

Tickets: € 25- 12

Wednesday17  
All About My Mother

SKALA Theatre presents the theatrical adaptation of Pedro Almodovar’s film. A firework that lights the secrets of the human soul, the extreme passions with dramatic culmination, elegant irony as well as the deep feeling of humanity.
Direction: Klitos Klitou
Sets/Costumes: Lakis Genethlis
Music: Kostas Kakogiannis
Video art: Brave New Media (Giangos H”giannis)
 
Cast: Haris Evripidou, Ioanna Shafkali, Christiana Larkou, Lenia Sorokou, Sophocles Kaskaounias, Monica Meleki, Alkistis Pavlidou

In collaboration with Parakentro

Tickets: € 12 - 7

Thursday18   
The Sexual Neuroses or our Parents

When taken off her medication Dora experiences an erotic awakening that makes her parents uneasy and sometimes even desperate

A play by Lucas Barfuss presented by THOC’s New Stage
 
Direction: Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

Tickets: € 12 - 6

Saturday 20
Ross Daly – Vasilis Stavrakakis
A tribute to the contemporary Musical Tradition of Crete with the Irish virtuoso of the Cretan lyre and the mature, full of vivacity voice of the Cretan singer.
Kelly Thoma – lyre, Giorgos Manolakis – lute and vocals
Stelios Petrakis – lyre, Giannis Robogiannakis –askobadoura, percussions
Sahar Fresko - percussions

With the participation of the Musical Lyceum of Lemesos
Organisers: The Embassy of Greece and the Rialto Theatre
Free Entrance

Tuesday 23  
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

A Musical Pilgrimage Across Five Continents
Programme: Beloved Orchestral Works, Lieder, Arias and Duets including Bach's Air from Suite in D, Rossini’s “Dominus Dei", Franck's "Panis Angelicus" as well as the "Ave Maria" of Schubert and from Verdi's Otello.

Soloists: Sona Gargaloyan (soprano coloratura), Berj Karazian (tenor)
Conductor: Spiros Pisinos

Tickets: €12 -7

Friday 26
Vasilis Skoulas
Vassilis Skoulas first touched the lyre at the age of seven and has never let it go since then.  His voice and playing have marked not only the Cretan musical tradition because he says that the “heart” of Crete is a notion that hovers in the souls of the Cretans wherever they are…
 
Within the framework of the European Limassol Festival

Tickets: € 25 -12

29 Monday & 31 Wednesday
Drama Festival travels

The award winning films of the latest festival of Drama travel to Cyprus.  Attend screenings in Limassol, Nicosia and Pafos and see the new creations of the short length filmmakers of Greece.
Organisers:  Ministry of Education and Culture – Rialto Theatre
Collaborators: The Friends of Cinema Nicosia & Pafos and the Limassol Film Club

Free Entrance

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