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Technopolis 20

Christmas concert 'Ave Maria'

The soprano Vasiliki Constantinou, the mezzo soprano Anoki von Arx and the pianist Plotinos Micromatis present a lyrical Christmas concert, an evening of beautiful music by great composers such as J.S. Bach, C. Franck, F. Schubert and more.

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Christmas concert 'Ave Maria'

Time & Location

09 Dec 2022, 20:00

Technopolis 20 , Nikolaou I. Nikolaidi Avenue 18, Paphos 8010, Cyprus

About the Event

“Christmas: A time for joy, a time for celebration, but also a time of spirituality and solemn thought. A time for intimacy with one’s loved ones, but also a time of sharing love with others.”

The soprano Vasiliki Constantinou, the mezzo soprano Anoki von Arx and the pianist Plotinos Micromatis present a lyrical Christmas concert on the 9th of December, 8pm, at Technopolis 20.

Don’t miss an evening of great music by great composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Cezar Franck, Franz Schubert and others and celebrate with us the joy and the true spirit of Christmas.

Entrance: €15 / €8 (students)

Tickets Reservation and Information: 70002420

A few words about the artists

Vasiliki Konstanti was born in Limassol, Cyprus. She studied at the National Concervatory (Αnnex Fanagusta), where she received in 2007 her Diplom with honors. In 2013 she graduated from the Music Department of Ionian University, in the Singingsector under the guidance of Ms Roza Poulimenou. She continued her studies in singing in Berlin under the guidance of Mrs Janet Williams and afterwards at the International Opera Studio di Pesaro in Italy with Mrs Inga Balabanova. During her career she was a member of vocal ensembles participating in many productions. Shehasalso collaborated with acclaimed orchestras and contuctors where she interpretated arias from Operas at many concerts in Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Germany. In 2017 was one of the finalists at the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Competition ‘Cypriot Soloists, the First Step’ where she performed under the direction of Petros Stylianou.In 2017 she made her debut singing Giulietta in Bellini's opera ‘I Capuleti e Montecchi’ at Urbania Bramante Theater in Italy under the direction of Salvatore Francavilla.Since 2019 she teaches Vocals at the Music School of Paphos.

Anoki von Arx, soprano sfogato, devoted herself after a dancing career to opera. After having graduated from the Conservatory in Paris, her voice training has had a lasting impact from the Cornelius Reid method via Carol Bagott-Forte, Canada. Her voice covers the entire spectrum from high and dramatic soprano to mezzo. For many years her interdisciplinary productions open the world of opera to a young public (such as Opera vs. Streetdance).

Next to regular one-woman-shows and various concerts/opera productions in Cyprus – soloist with Cyprus Symphony Orchestra/Paphos Opera Festival – she was seen in the Rialto as Donna Anna under the conductor Yiorgos Kountouris and recently in The Man on the Roof.In the Markidion Theatre she was heard in 2021 in The Renaissance of Classics with Plotinos Micromatis at the piano. She performs throughout Europe.

Plotinos Micromatis, Concert pianist, holds performance diplomas from the Royal College of Music, the

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and a Master’s degree from the University of London. He has given concerts in Cyprus, Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Greece and Great Britain and has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Lewis & Clarke University (USA) Symphony Orchestra. His partnerships with singers and other professional musicians led to numerous chamber music performances. He has also collaborated with the National Opera, the Thessaloniki Opera and the National Theatre of Greece.

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