The two main concerts during SMC2018 will take place at Rialto Theatre, one of the biggest and oldest theatres in Limassol. The musicians are well know for their creativity and the contemporary spirit.
ARTéfacts ensemble was founded in 2007 in Athens, and made their debut in January 2008. The ensemble consists of 7 core members and constantly collaborates with a number of other musicians and a varied range of artists. The flexible structure of the ensemble and, mainly, the presence of a multimedia director within its basic core members offer various possibilities for a more fresh, approachable and rich presentation of the contemporary repertoire.
The repertoire of Anna D'Errico ranges from classical music to that of the present, with a special interest in the latter that has led her to establish working relationships with some of today's most intriguing composers. She is regularly invited to appear in many international concert halls and to take part in recording projects. She has worked with composers like Helmut Lachenmann, Salvatore Sciarrino, Enno Poppe, Georges Aperghis, Brian Ferneyhough, Beat Furrer, Rebecca Saunders, Heinz Holliger, and conductors of the caliber of Peter Eötvös, Lucas Vis and Matthias Pintscher.
Chronos Contemporary Music Ensemble was formed in order to promote contemporary classical music in Cyprus through a professional ensemble. Moreover, it aims to promote and represent the contemporary Cypriot cultural scene abroad through various concerts, seminars, workshops and publications. The ensemble is formed by Virginie Bove (flute), George Georgiou (clarinet), Sorin Alexandru – Horlea (violin), Peter Gospodinov (cello), Marios Nicolaou (percussion) and Drosostalida Moraiti (piano).