Lefkosia: Thursday 9 March 2023 - Nicosia Municipal Theatre, 20:30
Lemesos: Friday 10 March 2023- Rialto Theatre, 20:30
JeanSibelius: Violin concerto in D minor, op. 47
Johannes Brahms:Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra
In our Starlight 4 concerts, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and its artistic director Günter Neuhold are delighted to present late romantic masterpieces by Sibelius and Brahms.
The world-renowned violinist Liviu Prunaru is unfortunately unable to join us in these concerts. We are however thrilled that the highly awarded violinist Stephen Waarts, a rapidly rising star of the violin, has been secured as his replacement. Stephen Waarts’ innate and poetic musical voice has established him as a firm favourite with audiences. Stephen Waarts will interpret the highly virtuosic Violin Concerto by Jean Sibelius and the concert will close with Johannes Brahms’ melodious, full of emotional contrasts,Second Symphony.
Stephen Waarts has performed in prestigious concerts halls and festivals in Europe and the US, with renowned orchestras andconductors including Christoph Eschenbach, Marin Alsop, Constantinos Carydis and Nicholas McGegan. During the 2022/23 season, Waarts is making his debuts with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin with Stephanie Childress, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with Sir András Schiff. In 2022, Alpha Classics released Waarts’ first concerto recording: Mozart Violin Concerto no.1 with the Camerata Schweiz under Howard Griffiths. Waarts is the winner of numerousprizes and awards including the International Classical Music Awards Orchestra Award by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra in 2019 and the first prize at the 2014 Menuhin Competition.
Gold Sponsor: Perestroika (Cyprus) Ltd
Supporters: PwC Cyprus,Rialto Theatre
Zone Α: €25 / €18 (concession)
Zone Β:€20 / €15 (concession)
Zone C: €17 / €12 (concession)
Concession tickets are available to:Students, soldiers, pensioners, large and five-member families on presentation of ID.
Free entrance to people with disabilities.
Nicosia Municipal Theatre (Mouseiou avenue 4, 1097 Lefkosia):
Online at www.cyso.org.cy,at Pallas Theatre Box Office every Wednesday 16:00-19:00 and2 hours before the concert.
Rialto Theatre (Andrea Drousioti 19, Heroes Square, 3040Lemesos, 77777745):
Online at www.rialto.com.cy and at theBox Office, Mon-Fri: 10:00-15:00 and 1,5 hr before the concert.
Information: 22 463144, www.cyso.org.cy