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|About||ICMFC passion and creativity " For those with ears to see "|
|Mission||The Festival was founded in the year of 2004, charged with supporting and promoting the art of classical music via education, and artistic activities and creativity.|
The Festival was founded in the year of 2004, charged with supporting and promoting the art of classical music via education, and artistic activities and creativity.
Visitors to Cyclades and specialy to Syros Island will have the opportunity to attend the International Classical Music Festival of Cyclades (ICMFC), which over the years has earned a well-deserved place in the world of classical music.
The Festival is the key annual event of the region (Cyclades Prefecture.Other islands close by are Mykonos, Paros, Tinos, Naxos, Santorini,Sifnos,Kythnos a.o).
The ICMFC brings musicians and ensembles to Syros from all over the world. It provides the solid ground of international chamber music creativity, presenting high quality concerts to varied audiances from Greece and abroad.
Reviving the musical tradition of Hermoupolis of the 19th century , the festival offers a unique experience for lovers of classical music. Alongside it is an excellent option for those wishing to combine their sea-and-sun holidays in the capital of the Cyclades with an important cultural event. The purpose of the Festival is to entertain the visitors of Syros, offering a spirit of loyalty and create a harmonious effect" explain the founders of the festival.
Ensembles & artists ( 2005-2011 ): Royal Danish Orchestra, National Opera of Greece, Camerata Megaron orchestra of the Friends of Music, ICM Festival orchestra, Michelangelo string quartet, Sartory quartet, New Hellenic quartet, Storioni trio, Artis piano trio, Transcription ensemble, Academy wind quintet, Leonidas Kavakos, Mihaela Martin, Philip Graffin, Wouter Vossen, Stephan Picard, Lars Bjornkjaer, Per Enocsson, Ellen Jewett, Anton Martynov, Olgu Kizilay, Tobias Durholm, Nobuko Imai, Hariolf Schlichtig, Diemut Poppen, Angela Giannaki, Efdal Altun, Per Hogberg, Sune Ranmo, Frans Helmerson, Leo Winland, Nikolas Kavakos, Marc Vossen, Bruno Weinmeister, Vassilis Papavassiliou, Michael Wolf, Thierry Barbe, Nikos Nikopoulos,