This years’ eagerly anticipated world-class opera that was chosen for the prestigious Aphrodite Festival is “Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail” (The abduction from the Seraglio) by W.A. Mozart, performed outdoors, around the majestic Pafos medieval castle with views of the sea.The opera is performed by the Italian Organisations “Parma Opera Organization” C.E.F.A.C.” AND THE “Theater of Pisa” with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, within the framework of “European Capital of Culture – Pafos 2017”. Mozarts’ masterpiece falls under the genre of “singspiel”, a comic opera in the German language combining music, with spoken dialogue. To accommodate an international audience, there will be Greek and English subtitles.
Place: Pafos Medieval Castle, Pafos