National/Specialised Music Organisation
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation - CySO
As the only professional symphony orchestra in Cyprus today, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra has evolved rapidly during the new millennium into a modern, dynamic orchestra with a strong presence in the musical life on the island. At the same time, it is a national symbol representing Cyprus in Europe and beyond.
The CySO presents around 30 different programmes of regular evening concerts, community outreach concerts, educational and family concerts as well as chamber music concerts, which amount to 80-90 concerts annually, in all cities of Cyprus. The Orchestra performs a variety of musical genres to a constantly expanding and loyal audience, ranging from the great classical masterpieces of all periods, operatic and ballet music to light orchestral music, orchestrated art and folk songs, film music, musicals, jazz, etc.