MALTA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: ORCHESTRA FOLK FUSION

29
June
21:00 — 22:30
Palace of the Grand Master
58 Republic

Valletta, Malta
FREE
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MALTA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: ORCHESTRA FOLK FUSION

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra: Premiering five new works for Maltese traditional instruments and chamber orchestra

Conductor: Riccardo Bianchi
29 June L-Imnarja – is a celebration of local culture, and it is with this in mind that the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is presenting a very special performance as part of the Malta International Arts Festival on that day. Under the direction of conductor Riccardo Bianchi, an MPO chamber orchestra will be presenting five new pieces of music commissioned to Maltese composers: Karl Fiorini, Jes Grixti, Christopher Muscat, Albert Pace and Ruben Zahra. Each composition will feature traditional Maltese instruments, including the żummara (reed pipe), the żaqq (bagpipe), the flejguta (cane flute), tanbur (tambourine) the żafżafa (friction drum).

Albert Pace – CONCERTINO GROSSO

Ruben Zahra – THE WAY IT USED TO

Christopher Muscat – MESOGEIOS

Karl Fiorini – VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY GESUALDINO

Jesmond Grixti – ŻIBEĠ U BOĊĊI

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Date:
June 29
Time:
21:00 - 22:30
Cost:
FREE
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