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?
A purely Victorian send-up, or totally relatable satire?
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?
Baroque’s Back, Baby!
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 around, but it's also growing bigger and stronger by the year, attracting more international participants and a bigger fanbase from … [Read more...] about Baroque’s Back, Baby!
‘Planning the Teatru Manoel music programme is like working on a mosaic’
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 and musical techniques by Maestro Marco Mencoboni, a leading specialist of Baroque and Renaissance music . Now they will … [Read more...] about ‘Planning the Teatru Manoel music programme is like working on a mosaic’
Mdina Archives an ‘Incredible Resource for Malta’ – Monteverdi Project
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 Baroque and Renaissance specialist Marco Mencoboni. The project culminates with a performance on … [Read more...] about Mdina Archives an ‘Incredible Resource for Malta’ – Monteverdi Project