Evening Concerts Concerts Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra

LYRICISM AND VIRTUOSITY

The-Firebird

The CyYSO kicks off 2018 with a major concert in which the lyricism of Russian Romanticism
meets the extreme virtuosic demands of Niccolò Paganini whilst the originality of Igor
Stravinsky’s soundscape describes the tale of “Prince Ivan and the Firebird”, a seminal work in
20 th century music.

Offenbach: Overture to the opera “Orpheus in the Underworld”
Paganini: Violin concerto no. 1 in D major, op. 6
Stravinsky: Ballet Suite “The Firebird” (1919)
I. Tchaikovsky: Fantasy-Overture “Romeo and Juliet”

Soloist: Nicos Pittas (violin)
Conductor: Yiorgos Kountouris

Booking & Event Information

Nicosia: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Strovolos Municipal Theatre, 20:30

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

Ticket presales:

  • Online at cyso.org.cy
  • Pallas Theatre Box Office (Regenis and Arsinoes corner, Nicosia 1010, 22 410181), Wed 16:00-19:00
  • Strovolos Municipal Theare Box Office (100 Strovolos Avenue, 2020 Strovolos), 2 hrs before the concert

Information: 22 463144, www.cyso.org.cy