Paphos music fans have plenty of opportunities to listen to live music this winter, as bands, theaters and bars have back-to-back events. One place you can always count on for cultural events is Technopolis 20 and in December it has two more concerts, at the Markideio Theater.
On December 6, the Paphos Arts Center invites music lovers on an unforgettable journey, with music that will take audiences from Athens to Paris, and from New York to Buenos Aires. As musicians Vakia Stavrou, Manolis Neophytou and Nikolas Efthymiou take the stage, the evening’s repertoire will feature familiar melodies and songs that have been loved and sung by millions of people around the world, which have endured in over time and which many have associated with special moments. of their life. Favorite melodies and songs by Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Mimis Plessas, Edith Piaf, Ernesto Lecuona, Astor Piazzolla and other works from the international repertoire are included, as well as a selection of festive pieces.
A few days later, on December 13, a classical accordion concert will take place at the theater with Alexander Hrustevich. The last concert in the Technopolis 20 Classics concert series of the year comes from a Ukrainian accordion virtuoso. Hrustevich is a well-known bayanist in the music industry, often referred to by critics as “the orchestral man”. The bayan is a type of chromatic button accordion developed in Russia in the early 20th century and has been played from an early age.
Today, Hrustevich performs as a soloist and as a member of the Orchestra of the National Academy of Ukraine and has already performed in Poland, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, Serbia, Brazil, Republic Czech, Belgium and many other countries. He also performed with the legendary musician and composer Bobby McFerrin in Kiev. The December 13 concert will be a different and awe-inspiring musical evening featuring a rare instrument.
Athens, Paris, New York and Buenos Aires: an unforgettable trip
A concert of voice, piano and viola with Vakia Stavrou, Manolis Neophytou and Nikolas Efthymiou. December 6. Markideio Theater, Paphos. 8 p.m. € 10-13. Phone. : 7000-2420
Classical accordion concert
With Alexandre Hrustevitch. December 13. Markideio Theater, Paphos. 6 p.m. € 7-12. Phone. : 7000-2420