13/01 – 27/01/2018 – Valletta, Malta
The Valletta International Baroque Festival, now in its sixth edition, will feature two weeks of gorgeous classical music spread over 26 events in 14 different locations across Malta including the Teatru Manoel, Metropolitan Cathedral and The Aula Capitulare in Mdina, Verdala Palace, and The Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa.
This prestigious event is produced and managed by Teatru Manoel, and is now a must in the local Arts and Culture scene. This year’s edition will feature a number of internationally acclaimed stars from the Baroque music world. Mahan Esfahani, the harpsicord legend, will return this year to delight with his music together with La Folia Barockorchester, while The Ghislieri choir and consort will be performing two concerts, one in St John’s Co- Cathedral, and another at The Mdina Cathedral .
The Festival kicks off at Teatru Manoel on the 13th January with Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Shunske Sato on the violin will share the limelight with Concerto Koln, who will stage another performance on the second day of the festival, performing Bach and Italy. Other international guests include Concerto Romano, Scholars and Gentlemen, Collegium Orpheus, Het Collectief and the Abchordis Ensemble.
Local performances include the Valletta International Baroque Ensemble, performing on the 21st January; VIBE who will take part in the Monteverdi Vespers at the Church of St.Catherine in Żejtun, under the direction of Marco Mencoboni. Other local performers include guitarist Simon Schembri, and Sandro Zerafa and friends, where Baroque will meet Jazz at the Malta Maritime Museum.
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