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Welcome to the Pharos Arts Foundation's website where you will find information about the programme and activities of the Foundation as well as past and forthcoming events.

EXHIBITION
VAHAGN HAMALBASHYAN
GLOBALISED

18 October – 3 November 2017


The Pharos Arts Foundation is pleased to present Vahagn Hamalbashyan’s solo exhibition Globalised. Born in 1983, in an artistic family in Armenia, Vahagn is a graduate of the State Academy of Fine Arts in Yerevan and has already held three solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions. Globalised is his first solo exhibition in Cyprus, and it will be on show from 18 October until 3 November 2017 at The Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art in Nicosia. Vahagn Hamalbashyan is inspired by things that weigh on his mind, whether it’s his diabetic grandmother or international affairs. read more...

CONCERT
ACAMANDIS PIANO TRIO
Wednesday 29 November 2017


As part of its Cyprus Artists Series, the Pharos Arts Foundation presents the inaugural concert of the Acamandis Piano Trio – a newly formed trio for piano, violin and cello, comprising three of the most talented and active musicians in Cyprus. Consisting of Yiannis Georgiou (piano), Sorin Alexandru Horlea (violin) and Jakub Otčenášek (cello), the Acamandis Piano Trio will perform a programme of the rarely performed first trios of Rachmaninov, Shostakovich and Debussy, written while the composers were still students, in their late teens. The concert will take place on Wednesday 29 November 2017, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia at 8:30pm. read more....


PIANO RECITAL
MATAN PORAT
Friday 8 December 2017

The Pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with PwC Cyprus, present a piano recital with the fascinating Matan Porat – considered to be one of the most original voices to have emerged in recent years, with artistic activity encompassing a wide spectrum of work as a pianist and composer. Having appeared in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, Porat has been praised for his varied and exciting concert programmes, which range from Baroque to contemporary repertoire: “Porat plays with a magnificent sound and breath of expression” (The New York Times), “An astounding feat of creative musicianship” (The New Yorker), “Sviatoslav Richter would have loved to hear the extraordinary pianist Matan Porat” (La Croix). For his recital at The Shoe Factory, on Friday 8 December 2017, 8:30pm, Matan Porat will perform works by Debussy, Rameau and Schumann. read more...


GUITAR RECITAL
DAMIANO PISANELLO
Friday 15 December 2017


The Pharos Arts Foundation, with the kind support of the Embassy of Spain and the Cervantes Institute in Cyprus, presents a guitar recital with Damiano Pisanello – First Prize winner of the International Sevilla Guitar Competition in 2016. The recital will take place on Friday 15 December 2017, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8:30pm, and the programme will include works by Tristan Murail, Miguel de Fuenllana, Joan Manén, Manuel De Falla, Maurice Ohana and Felix Ibarrondo. read more....


VOICE & PIANO RECITAL
ALDA CAIELLO soprano
ANDRÉ GALLO piano

Tuesday 19 December 2017


The Pharos Arts Foundation culminates its 2017 season with the exciting Italian soprano Alda Caiello and pianist André Gallo in a recital with 20th-century masterpieces, inspired by the folk music of various traditions. From Sibelius’ Karelian-induced songs to the Ancient Greek eroticism of Debussy’s Bilitis songs, which were inspired by the famed courtesan from Cyprus and disciple of Sappho; from the dark Cuban sensuality of Montsalvatge’s Canciones negras through the Andalusian passion of de Falla’s Canciones Populares Espanolas, to Berio’s highly virtuosic Four Folk Songs, the recital is certain to be a unique experience! The fascinating Alda Caiello, read more...