New dance platform on its first international tour. Newly formed dance platform ODT (Other Dance Theatre) will present its first international tour in Spain with performances in Madrid, Leon and Asturias. The programme of original works in contemporary dance is titled Stories in Whispers and will highlight the collaboration between Maltese dancer Florinda … [Read more...] about Other Dance Theatre is off to Spain
Archives for January 2020
A Teatru Manoel masterclass invites members of the public to opera sessions being given by legendary soprano Mariella Devia. On February 10, a very special kind of Teatru Manoel masterclass will be held in two sessions. Each session will be presented by Italian soprano Mariella Devia, whose name is synonymous with belcanto repertoire. In many ways, the Teatru Manoel … [Read more...] about Do you want to see an opera master in action?
From stunning churches to amazing performances, here is what's going down this week during the Valletta Baroque Festival. The Valletta Baroque Festival enjoyed a buzzing first week and now, the shenanigans are set to continue today as The Valletta Baroque Ensemble and Kor Malta takes the audience through a section of Biber’s finest instrumental music, with its Requiem as a … [Read more...] about Valletta Baroque Festival – Week 2
Remember Loranne Vella's dystopian tale of social media gone wrong and extremism galore? The year in which Magna Mater is set is NOW, and the writer's prognosis was rather horrifyingly on point. Magna Mater , Merlin Publishers’ 2011 Young Adult novel, is set in 2020. And here's the scary thing. The themes of Loranne Vella’s novel – climate change, social media, … [Read more...] about Magna Mater is now
Oscar Wilde, the ultimate wag, lands at Teatru Manoel with The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the playwrights most widely-lauded scripts. With the tagline 'A Trivial Comedy for Serious People', you don't need to be a committed Wildian to know that you're in for a good ride. Expect cutting satire that may have been written with the Victorian society in mind, but that … [Read more...] about A purely Victorian send-up, or totally relatable satire?