The Vocal Works of Solon Michaelides
Solon Michaelides was a great admirer and connoisseur of vocal music, and it comes as no surprise that his compositional output includes a considerable number of works for voice. He had a particular affection for choral music and he was continuously striving for a long-lasting interaction with choral groups and other stakeholders related to that repertory. As a matter of fact, one of Michaelides’s great achievements was the foundation of what was probably the most important choral ensemble in Cyprus, the Aris Choir, which he conducted until his relocation to Greece in 1957. Furthermore, he often served as a jury member for choir competitions, including in international locations such as Wales, Italy, and Romania.