The programme includes highlights of Kurt Weill’s music and Bertolt Brecht’s poetry, starring German musical and chanson star Ute Lemper. Ballads and songs come together with music from The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and The Threepenny Opera. Pafos, the mythical hometown of Aphrodite, is inextricably linked to the goddess of beauty and love. The events of Pafos2017 bring to light this mythical landscape with a series of works, starting with a performance dedicated to the passion of love and life. With the participation of The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yiorgos Kountouris.