International Spring Orchestra Festival
From the 10th till the 14th of April and for the 6th consecutive year the “International Spring Orchestra Festival" will offer to the general public a series of eight concerts all held at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta. Karl Fiorini, its artistic director, has mobilized on this occasion musicians renowned both in Malta and France to interpret the works of prestigious composers
On april the 10th , the festival will open at the Teatru Manoel at 8pm with the young Maltese piano virtuoso Charlene Farrugia performing Beethoven’s well known Waldstein and Liszt’s Dante Sonatas together with the Prokofiev 3rd sonata and Ginastera’s first.
Wednesday, April 11, at 8pm, at the Sala Isouard, Ruben Zahra’s Crossbreed Ensemble will take the listener on a journey of 20th as well as 21st century century trumpet, piano and percussion music, including arrangements of known “rock clasics” by Zahra himself.
On Thursday 12th at 8pm Sophie Charpentier and Olivia Gutherz will perform a Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord recital “au tour de” Bach, his sons and their contemporaries in the main theatre.
The festival will come to an end on Saturday, April 14th at 8pm , with "The Elixir String Quartet," a Parisian ensemble performing Mozart’s G Minor Piano Quartet, Mahler’s Piano Quartet in A Minor and Schumann’s Piano quartet in Eb Major.
Moreover, as of Wednesday, April 11th, concerts will take place daily at 12.30, in sala Isouard, allowing the public to appreciate young performers and musicians.
Admission to each concert is free, but it is necessary to book seats by calling 21 24 63 89 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A contribution will be proposed at the entrance of each show.