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Markellos Chryssicos & Theodora Baka
February 5, 2019 @ 8:30 pm€15
The pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with the Embassy of Greece in Cyprus, presents “…di Amori e Lamenti…” – a fascinating evening of baroque love songs and laments with instrumentalist Markellos Chryssicos and mezzo-soprano Theodora Baka. Having studied the cembalo from a really young age and with a huge expertise in repertoire starting from early madrigals to Rossini operas, Markellos Chryssicos has forged a global reputation as a conductor. He has conducted variety of celebrated orchestras and ensembles all over the world, as well as the Venice Baroque Orchestra, Irish Baroque Orchestra and Bach Consort Wien, has appeared in such famed venues as the Festspiele Halle, the theater an der Wien, the Kammeroper Wien, Wigmore Hall, Bayreuth opera, and has received raving reviews for his discography and a number of distinctions, including choc du Monde de la Musique and Melomano de Oro. Mezzo-soprano Theodora Baka has performed as a musician in prestigious venues all over the world, including the Théâtre des Champs Ėlysées, Theater an der Wien, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos Lisbon, Opernhaus Bayreuth, state theaters of Bremen, amongst others. Her core repertoire, extensive and diverse, ranges from works of the Mediaeval, Renaissance and Baroque eras to Mozart and Rossini, the Romantic song and also the opera of the 19th and 20th centuries, moreover as modern music and the music of her native Greece. Her rich discography has won her outstanding reviews from international media as well as a diapason d’or in 2014. for their concert on Tuesday 5 February 2019, at The Shoe factory, Nicosia, Markellos Chryssicos and Theodora Baka can perform a varied and exciting baroque programme by Purcel, Strozzi, Monteverdi, Landi and many others.