A tribute to the Erotic Poetry of the past 50 years put to music in honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Cyprus [1960-2010] 50 YEARS OF LOVE
The Embassy of Cyprus, “Cyprus House”, the Foundation and Michael Cacoyannis and The Limassol-Cyprus Literary Society in Cyprus paid a tribute to the erotic poetry of Cyprus on the occasion of celebrations of 50 years since the founding of the Republic [1960-2010].
The concert embraces 32 of the most beautiful love poems of the most famous Cypriot poets set in music by Cypriot composers. The Limassol-Cyprus Literary Society puts on an epic production with many references and projections regarding the poets’ and the composers’ lives, as well as the stitches of the songs that will be presented. The show consists of a choir, 7 solists, a ballet and an orchestra.
The Limassol-Cyprus Literary Society was founded in 1961 by a group of intellectuals and is considered one of the oldest Clubs in Cyprus. The music section contains the “Choir” and the vocal group “Melody.”
Components of the show were:
Artistic Director and Choir and Orchestra: Violet Kakomanoli and Francis Guy
Stage presence and costumes: Mario Burg
Choreography: Phaedra owner-Zenios
Soloist: Vassilis Lekkas, Anastasia Guy, (mousikosynthetria), Dina Goudioti, Athena Charalambides, Kate Tanos, Marios Andreou, Marios Burg
Vocal Group “Sound” Cultural Group Limassol
Dance Phaedra owner-Zenios
Views: Marios Kyprianou, Dina Leonidou
Orchestra: Theodore Krasides (Flute), Dimitris cage (Violin), Joan-Maria Galanos (piano), Eugenia Karapatakis (cello), Francis Guy (Guitar), Andreas Cerberus (bass), Peter Kizas (Percussion).
Show: Andy Constantinides
More about the tribute read on to the Michael Cacoyannis foundation for this wonderful initiative