Scientific Concert at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
The Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation is hosting on Wednesday 7 June the first scientific concert held in Cyprus, opening a window to musical interaction.
The originality and basic principle of the scientific concert “Beyond the Melodies” /”Beyond the Melodies”, is the combination of live musical performance and augmented reality in order to create an attractive and educational experience for the audience. Movement and muscle activity data of the musicians will be collected and analyzed in real time, while spoken explanations will contribute to their further understanding.
At the concert, the digital double of the musician himself will be projected on a large screen along with a simultaneous presentation of the “musculoskeletal” parameters that the musician experiences during the live performance.
Thus, the audience will enjoy a live music experience. performance and at the same time through innovative interactive technologies, he will get to know better the physical challenges that professional musicians undergo.
The scientific concert is organized within the framework of the TONE project, (Horizon 2020 Program of the European Union for Research and Innovation, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action, project number 101028715). Sponsors: CYENS Center of Excellence and the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation.
Christos I. Ioannou (Coordinator)
Dr. Christos Ioannou is a fellow of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions program and head of the Neo-Move research group at the CYENS Center of Excellence. His research interests focus, among others, on work-related musculoskeletal and psychosomatic disorders.
Nikos Pittas (Violin)
Nikos Pittas is a leader in the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. After a multi-year career in America and Europe as a soloist and member of world-class orchestras, he has been awarded numerous international awards. He stands out for his dedication and passion for classical music.
Nicolas Melis (Piano)
Nikolas Melis has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in various countries abroad. It has been awarded several international awards and is supported by several renowned synthesizer and effects manufacturers such as Sequential and Clavia Nord.
Supporting Scientific Team:
Photo by Frangoudis , Dr Tania Karina Garcia Vite, Evangelia Athanasiou, and Christina Paris, members of the Neo-Move (Neurocognitive Management of Occupational Movement Disorders) research group, CYENS Center of Excellence.
Music program: Camille Saint-Saëns, Costas Cacoyannis, Marios Takoushis, Manuel de Falla, Stavros Lantsias, George Karvellos, Niccolò Paganini, Isaac Albéniz
Place: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation (Andreas Patsalidis Hall)
Start time: 20:00 00
Language of presentation: Greek
Suitable for all ages
Cultural Foundation Bank of Cyprus
86-90 Faneromenis, 1011 Nicosia
For information: 22 128157