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… Read moreDo 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… Read moreValletta Baroque Festival – Week 2
Valletta Baroque Festival kicks off on January 10 Seems like only yesterday that the idea of a first-ever Baroque Music Festival was tentatively floated in Malta. Fast forward eight years on and, the Valletta Baroque Festival is not only still… Read moreBaroque’s Back, Baby!
Every part is essential towards creating a gorgeous entire season, Kenneth Zammit Tabona says ahead of Monteverdi Project performance. For the past two years or so, a group of singers have been undergoing training in ensemble work and Baroque vocal… Read more‘Planning the Teatru Manoel music programme is like working on a mosaic’
Monteverdi Project performance to include recently discovered work by Balzano. Since 2017, The Monteverdi Project, which was devised by Teatru Manoel Artistic Director Kenneth Zammit Tabona, has seen a group of musicians and singers following a series of masterclasses by… Read moreMdina Archives an ‘Incredible Resource for Malta’ – Monteverdi Project
Undoubtedly, one of the largest events during this time of the year for lovers of art and classical music is the Malta International Organ Festival. This year, the festival kicked off on November 22 and runs till December 6, offering a total… Read moreMalta International Organ Festival moving to a gran finale
For years, a personal crisis of faith had caused pianist and composer Alex Vella Gregory to approach religion with “anger, bordering on self-destructive disdain”. Today, instead, he creates beautiful sonatas, replete with symbolism, and described as a “catalyst for personal… Read more‘Stemming from a crisis of faith’
Ensemble deNOTE founder and pianist John Irving shares some thoughts ahead of the Mozart-themed performance taking place at Teatru Manoel that will feature an actual Broadwood. Ensemble deNOTE made waves across the UK for bringing 18th-century music to 21st audiences… Read more‘Mozart’s music literally changed my life’
and for angels, too And Tango Nuevo Quintet are planning to show us exactly what they mean while performing Astor Piazzolla’s tango nuevo in a concert that gives homage to the popular musical masterpieces of the Argentinian composer. The concert, Diablo y Angel… Read moreTango is for devils…