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June 2017
29
June
20:00 — 21:20
@ St James Cavalier
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PAUL CAPSIS & JULIAN MEYRICK: ANGELA’S KITCHEN

“An EU2017MT Programme” ‘At the end, he shares his most precious memories with the audience, many of whom were holding back tears. Deeply affecting theatre.’ Sun Herald Told simply and truthfully, Angela’s Kitchen by Griffin Theatre Company, is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre. Angela’s Kitchen is a play about Paul Capsis’s connection with his maternal grandmother Angela and her island home of Malta. A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a portrait, not just of a much-loved…

29
June
21:00 — 22:30
@ Palace of the Grand Master
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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…

30
June
10:00 — 23:00
@ St George’s Square
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BANDLI

We all love to swing! BANDLI builds upon this instinctive mode of entertainment to create an interactive sound installation. Each swing is equipped with a motion sensor so that music is triggered through the swinging action. Different instruments are assigned to the eight swings so that the whole structure functions like a music ensemble that is brought to life through the interactive engagement of the public. If three people are swinging, it’s a music trio; four swings make a quartet……

30
June
12:30 — 14:00
@ Esplora
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ARS Electronica: u19 – Create Your World Tour in Malta

Tickets available at the door   The Create Your World Tour is the presentation of an open workshop programme for schools, generated out of a selection of projects from the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. Its aim was to have direct contact between artists and the schools. The programme was open exclusively from Austria to Malta and this event  features presentations by prize-winners. This collaboration gave the opportunity to these young artists to bring their ideas to fruition –…

30
June
19:00 — 23:00
@ City Gate
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IDDI

IDDI is an interactive visual installation created by Late Interactive for the Malta International Arts Festival that will allow participants to control an array of LED tubes.  By walking, running or dancing beneath the installation, participants’ positions are tracked and reflected above in various colours and shapes. The concept of IDDI is to provide participants with an aura or glow that belongs to them and follows them wherever they move. Late Interactive is a collaboration between Maltese artists Andrew Schembri…

30
June
20:00 — 21:20
@ St James Cavalier
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PAUL CAPSIS & JULIAN MEYRICK: ANGELA’S KITCHEN 

“An EU2017MT Programme” ‘At the end, he shares his most precious memories with the audience, many of whom were holding back tears. Deeply affecting theatre.’ Sun Herald Told simply and truthfully, Angela’s Kitchen by Griffin Theatre Company, is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre. Angela’s Kitchen is a play about Paul Capsis’s connection with his maternal grandmother Angela and her island home of Malta. A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a portrait, not just of a much-loved…

30
June
21:00 — 22:30
@ Splendid Strada Stretta
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TERRA VERUNT

30th June: 21:00-22:00, 23:00-00:00 1st July: 1:00-2:00, 12:00-13:00, 14:00-15:00, 16:00-17:00, 18:00-19:00, 20:00-21:00 Experience the hope and trepidation in leaving family and home for a new land and, for the returning migrant, the weight borne from years of being severed from your home country. An immersive performance transforming a site into an arrival point for immigrants in an alternate reality. This work explores the feelings and experiences of migration, particularly focusing on the young people going through this process, and aims…

July 2017
01
July
15:00 — 16:20
@ St James Cavalier
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PAUL CAPSIS & JULIAN MEYRICK: ANGELA’S KITCHEN 

“An EU2017MT Programme” ‘At the end, he shares his most precious memories with the audience, many of whom were holding back tears. Deeply affecting theatre.’ Sun Herald Told simply and truthfully, Angela’s Kitchen by Griffin Theatre Company, is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre. Angela’s Kitchen is a play about Paul Capsis’s connection with his maternal grandmother Angela and her island home of Malta. A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a portrait, not just of a much-loved…

01
July
20:00 — 21:20
@ Saint James Cavalier Theatre
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PAUL CAPSIS & JULIAN MEYRICK: ANGELA’S KITCHEN

“An EU2017MT Programme” ‘At the end, he shares his most precious memories with the audience, many of whom were holding back tears. Deeply affecting theatre.’ Sun Herald Told simply and truthfully, Angela’s Kitchen by Griffin Theatre Company, is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre. Angela’s Kitchen is a play about Paul Capsis’s connection with his maternal grandmother Angela and her island home of Malta. A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a portrait, not just of a…

01
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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PUERTO FLAMENCO: SHIP OF THESEUS

Puerto Flamenco presents its premiering show of Ship of Theseus. The company pursues the challenge of having a contemporary vision yet maintaining true to the universal flamenco essence. With Ship of Theseus the company takes another step forward in establishing their trademark blend of grassroots flamenco and contemporary stage direction and design. The production revolves around the central concept of the Ship of Theseus, a philosophical paradox based on the Greek legend first exposed by Plutarch, questioning whether a ship…

02
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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PUERTO FLAMENCO: SHIP OF THESEUS

Puerto Flamenco presents its premiering show of Ship of Theseus. The company pursues the challenge of having a contemporary vision yet maintaining true to the universal flamenco essence. With Ship of Theseus the company takes another step forward in establishing their trademark blend of grassroots flamenco and contemporary stage direction and design. The production revolves around the central concept of the Ship of Theseus, a philosophical paradox based on the Greek legend first exposed by Plutarch, questioning whether a ship…

03
July
21:30 — 23:00
@ Pjazza Teatru Rjal
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MUGENKYO TAIKO DRUMMERS

“Like watching Mad Max, Kill Bill, Kodo, Stomp & Keith Moon, all rolled into one big barnstorming display…. Hold on to your seats!” “Just when you think it could not get any more powerful, it doubles in intensity. This show is not one to be missed.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Edinburgh Evening News “An invigorating, life-enriching experience… you’ll be poorer if you miss it.” The Stage Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers present taiko (a form of Japanese drumming) in a modern and theatrical style with precise…

04
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ St George’s Square
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MPO/MYO JOINT CONCERT: Music From Across the Atlantic

In what has become an annual event, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with the Malta Youth Orchestra to present a captivating and engaging performance in the beautiful setting of Fort St Elmo in Valletta, under the direction of acclaimed conductor Peter Stark. The programme includes the theme music for The Simpsons, Star Wars, Harry Potter and The Magnificent Seven, as well as the Billy the Kid Suite and George Gershwin’s Cuban Overture.

05
July
21:00 — 22:00
@ Auberge de Castille
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Nadia Debono & Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas

Brilliant violinist Nadia Debono is no new name to the stage. In a first-time collaboration with Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, this performance is a delightful, passionate, exciting journey from baroque music, gradually evolving into contemporary Cuban music through the music of Bach, Paganini, Bartók, De Falls, Piazzolla, and contemporary Cuban composer Eduardo Martin, with whom Dickinson often plays himself. GRAB YOUR TICKETS

06
July
21:00 — 23:10
@ Pjazza San Ġorġ
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Big Band Brothers: KUBU

1st performance: 9pm – 9.30pm 2nd performance 9.50pm – 10.20pm 3rd performance 10.40pm – 11.10pm   KUBU is a site-specific project that takes the stage off the ground and creates a performance that allows multiple viewing perspectives. This project challenges space through moving structures.  With Big Band Brothers (directed by Daniel Cauchi) and the design commissioned from dandDLab architecture design laboratory, you will hear the fusion of big band with electro swing through Malta’s characterful sounds.   KUBU is a collaboration project…

07
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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LONDON SINFONIETTA: UNDER THE SKIN (MICA LEVI)

Rating: [15+] Please note that Under the Skin includes nudity and some scenes of a sexual and violent nature. “Astonishing” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐The Telegraph “Mica Levi’s score ups the dread level: it sounds at times like a new electronic language being born or a subtle form of communication between aliens.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Time Out Jonathan Glazer’s 2014 film Under the Skin impressed both filmgoers and critics with its darkly seductive portrayal of an otherworldly predator, played by Scarlett Johansson. Mica Levi’s beautiful, elemental and skewed music…

08
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Pjazza San Ġorġ
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NONCLASSICAL: GABRIEL PROFOKIEV WITH DJ MR SWITCH

Over the last few years, ‘classical club-nights’ have become an increasingly visible feature of the London’s nightlife. This has been fuelled by the next generation of classical performers, composers and promoters who are redefining the rules, and breaking out of the constraints of the traditional concert hall. At the forefront of this new movement is Nonclassical. Gabriel Prokofiev (grandson of Sergei Prokofiev) is a composer, producer, DJ, and founder of the Nonclassical record label and club night, who fuses classical…

09
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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Mnozil Brass: CIRQUE

Cirque is the latest creation of the seven brass players – MNOZIL BRASS. Always pushing the boundaries of their seemingly limitless instruments, Mnozil Brass enter the “arena” in order to place the music of the everyday life together with humor, thus turning it into the quirky Flohzirkus (the common, popular flea circus!) even if only for a few hours … Come! Listen! Be amazed! Created in 2017 together with director Philippe Arlaud and the choreography of Virginie Roy, Cirque is…

10
July
18:00 — 19:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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Unifaun Theatre Productions: IL-METAMORFOSI TA’ OVIDJU

10, 11 July 2017 Event: Theatre Venue: St Elmo Entrance: €25 Rating: 16+ Language: Maltese Unifaun Theatre’s adaption of Ovid’s The Metamorphosis is performed in water, inside a swimming pool set up purposely at St Elmo Fortifications in Valletta. Adrian Buckle, who adapted the script together with Trevor Zahra, notes that the text holds unrequited love as its centre. These are all love stories, they portray love in all its different forms: there is the love of a lover, a…

10
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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Unifaun Theatre Productions: IL-METAMORFOSI TA’ OVIDJU

10, 11 July 2017 Event: Theatre Venue: St Elmo Time: 21:00 Entrance: €25 Rating: 16+ Language: Maltese Unifaun Theatre’s adaption of Ovid’s The Metamorphosis is performed in water, inside a swimming pool set up purposely at St Elmo Fortifications in Valletta. Adrian Buckle, who adapted the script together with Trevor Zahra, notes that the text holds unrequited love as its centre. These are all love stories, they portray love in all its different forms: there is the love of a…

11
July
21:00
@ Pjazza Teatru Rjal
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BALZUNETTA TOWERS

A Contemporary Theatrical Cabaret by Dominic Galea Produced and Directed by Sean Buhagiar Written by Alfred Sant 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 July 2017 Pjazza Teatru Rjal 12 + Language: Maltese with English surtitles Silver Tickets:          €25 Gold tickets:            €45 including cabaret-style seating with flowing wine, nibbles and a Limited      Edition Original Cast Album of Balzunetta Towers Commissioned by the Valletta 2018 Foundation and making part of the Malta Arts Festival 2017,…

11
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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Unifaun Theatre Productions: IL-METAMORFOSI TA’ OVIDJU

10, 11 July 2017 Event: Theatre Venue: St Elmo Time: 21:00 Entrance: €25 Rating: 16+ Language: Maltese Unifaun Theatre’s adaption of Ovid’s The Metamorphosis is performed in water, inside a swimming pool set up purposely at St Elmo Fortifications in Valletta. Adrian Buckle, who adapted the script together with Trevor Zahra, notes that the text holds unrequited love as its centre. These are all love stories, they portray love in all its different forms: there is the love of a…

12
July
21:00 — 23:00
@ Auberge de Castille
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BRUNO HEINEN: RE-IMAGININGS, Piano Solo

“Erudition, eclectic studies and a jazz sensibility make Heinen the kind of newcomer who repositions the goalposts.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Guardian For this solo recital, London based contemporary pianist, composer and bandleader, Bruno Heinen, who is no new name at Ronnie Scott’s the Southbank Centre and Vortex Jazz Club, amongst many other places, will be re-imagining works by Antonio Vivaldi, Karlheinz Stockhausen and György Kurtag – improvising on themes of their compositions. In the case of the Stockhausen, he will be…

13
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Auberge de Castille
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TRIO BACARISSE

Programme Enrique Granados Campiña Trio in C Major Op 5 Felix Mendelssohn Trio No1 in D minor Op 49 In this concert, Trío Bacarisse pays homage to Spanish composer Enrique Granados Campiña to mark the 150th anniversary from his birth. This pianist’s music is considered to represent Spanish nationalism. His music reproduces popular melodies, while combining them with antique, traditional and modern sounds. Trío Bacarisse will also interpret one of Felix Mendelssohn’s greatest and most popular trios. This performance will sound…

14
July
21:00 — 22:30
@ Fort St Elmo
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ULTIMA VEZ: IN SPITE OF WISHING AND WANTING

Rating: 14+ The performance contains scenes of nudity. Ultima Vez returns to one of its key works: In Spite of Wishing and Wanting. In 1999, when this dance piece was first performed, it caused a huge stir. For the first time, Wim Vandekeybus had created a performance not about the chemistry between men and women, but a primal desire in a world of men alone – fierce, wild, naive and playful. Spellbinding footage and dance sequences, supported by David Byrne’s…

16
July
17:00 — 18:30
@ Esplora
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EXPLORE…THINK…IMAGINE…CREATE!

Tickets available at the door EXPLORE…THINK…IMAGINE…CREATE! is a collaboration with Esplora [www.esplora.org.mt]  to create a multidisciplinary, interactive day based on artists’ proposals as a reaction to a given theme.  Chosen performances from across all art forms [Music, Dance. Theatre, Media] were inspired by the environment of Esplora (e.g. exploration, discovery, science meets art, as well as the exhibits and the space itself).  This will all be taking place in the exciting environment of Esplora throughout the day on July 16.

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