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Unique concert of Mozart’s Sacred Music

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Thursday, March 1, 2018, In : Culture 

As part of this season’s Teatru Manoel BOV Opera Week, Teatru Manoel presents a concert by Maltese soprano Miriam Gauci with the Goldberg Ensemble conducted by Michael Laus on 10th March at 7.30pm at St. Augustine’s Church, Valletta.  

 

The programme includes Church Sonatas K67, K328, K336, Quere superna K143, Tantum ergo K142, Agnus Dei from Coronation Mass K317, Offertorium pro festo Stii Ioanni Baptistae, K72, Te Deum K141, Miserere K85 and Ave verum corpus K618.

 

Mozart’s sacred music...


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Decomposed – international sell-out show for all the family at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Thursday, April 7, 2016, In : Entertainment 

On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April at 6pm, Teatru Manoel is presenting one of the most original, funniest and fun events aimed at all the family with children aged 8+. A kids' show for adults and a grown-up show for kids.

“Decomposed” is performed by Classic Mayhem and is a brilliantly moving play told in a very silly way. This family show takes the audience on a journey through classical music with the odd operatic outburst. The Stage review stated that, “‘Comedy and clas...


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Nicholas McCarthy, the one-handed pianist at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, April 1, 2016, In : Entertainment 

The “Wednesdays at the Manoel” series continues on 13th April at 8pm with a wonderful recital by the unique musician Nicholas McCarthy, aninternational and award winning concert pianist who was born without his right hand and is the world’s only one-handed concert pianist focusing on the dynamic world of left hand alone repertoire. 

He was born in 1989 and only began to play the piano at the age of 14. Having once been told that he would never succeed as a concert pian...


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Two Big Band Easter Sunday Concerts at Teatru Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, In : Entertainment 

On Easter Sunday (27th March 2016), and for the second year running, the Big Band Brothers will be featuring in another fun concert aimed at the whole family (children aged 6+) – a perfect dessert after the Easter Sunday lunch! There are two concerts at 4pm and 6pm.

The concert is part of Teatru Manoel’s Toi Toi Education Programme and will also feature the characters from PikuŻi, the successful series of new Maltese plays that has been running for the last two seasons.

The event...


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Vienna in Valletta at Teatru Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, February 5, 2016, In : Culture 

Vienna is a city of music and a city of dreams. No other city conjures the sound of music simply at the mention of the name. Home to Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler and site of the world famous Staatsoper, as well as the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna shares its musical charms with the world.

 

On 17 February, Vienna will share an evening of these delights with Maltese audiences. Following last year’s sold out performance at Teatru Manoel, musicians of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra w...


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A Fantastic Evening of Jazz with Sandro Zerafa

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, In : Culture 

On Wednesday 3rd February 2016 at 8pm at Teatru Manoel Sandro Zerafa teams up with some of the most important musicians in the European jazz scene for this unique concert.

Sandro will appear with bass player Yoni Zelnik, who can be heard with Avishai Cohen's TRIVENI amongst others, Yonathan Avishai, who is currently touring with Omer Avital's band, and Cuban drummer Lukmil Perez, who can be heard with Jacky Terrasson, Givoanni Mirabassi and Jean Michel Pilc. 

Sandro Zerafa is one of t...


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Tricia Dawn Williams at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Monday, December 28, 2015, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel opens 2016 with a great recital by contemporary pianist Tricia Dawn Williams on Wednesday 6th January at 8pm. This is part of the “Wednesdays at the Manoel” series which was launched last season and is proving to be a popular midweek cultural break for both locals and tourists.

Tricia Dawn Williams is a concert pianist with an unusual and colourful profile. As a dedicated promoter of music by living composers, she has commissioned, premiered, recorded and b...


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13 Percussionists On One Stage

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Thursday, October 22, 2015, In : Culture 

On Tuesday 27th October at 8pm, 13 percussionists will get together to perform IONISATION by Edgard Varèse. Written between 1929 and 1931, IONISATION is among the first concert hall compositions ever written for percussion ensemble.

Produced by the Malta Association for Contemporary Music in collaboration with Teatru Manoel as part of the Valletta 2018 Cultural Programme in the run up to the European Capital of Culture year, this eclectic concert also features some of the most unique...


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VIBE perform 17th Century string concertos at Auberge d’Aragon

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel is presenting “Concertos for Strings from 17th century Europe” performed by VIBE (Valletta International Baroque Ensemble) at the beautiful Auberge d’Aragon on Sunday 28th June 2015 at 7.30pm.

'Concertos for Strings from 17th century Europe' is an invitation to explore one of the most innovative musical forms that developed during the Baroque period.

By the 1700, the concerto grosso had become the dominant instrumental genre, whereby musical material is passed betw...


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Nico Darmanin performs competition repertoire at the Manoel

Posted by Manoel Theatre on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, In : News 

Maltese Tenor Nico Darmanin has made it to the finals of the prestigious BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.  In preparation he will be performing the repertoire for the competition at Teatru Manoel on Monday 18th May 2015 at 8pm. He will be accompanied by one of Malta's best pianists Charlene Farrugia.

The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is a competition known throughout the classical music world as the premier showcase for opera and concert singers at the outset of their ca...


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Music from Naples

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel is presenting an exciting and fun evening of music from Naples with the renowned Italian folk singer Lucilla Galeazzi on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 8pm.

The vastness of the Neapolitan repertoire extends in time over five centuries. Its great variety of forms from instrumental music to vocal music, from serious opera to opera buffa, from villanelle to sacred music, and the important contribution by composers from around the world make the city of Naples “...


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The Leipzig String Quartet returns to perform more of Beethoven’s String Quartets

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, November 28, 2014, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel is proud to present the return of the Leipzig Quartet for the second two recitals of the series of concerts featuring Beethoven’s string quartets. The two different recitals will take place on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd December at 8pm. 

 

Founded in 1988, the Leipzig String Quartet is now widely acclaimed as one of the most exciting string quartets on the international chamber music scene. The "Neue Züricher Zeitung" has described the ensemble as "one of the towering...


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Brian Schembri and hornist Etienne Cutajar at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra present the next concert in the MPO at the Manoel series on Friday 28th November 2014 at 8pm (with a pre-concert talk at 7.15pm). The concert will be conducted by Brian Schembri and will feature soloist Etienne Cutajar on the horn.

 

Etienne has been associate principal horn of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra since 2006. He was appointed 3rd Horn of the National Orchestra of Malta at the age of 18. He then pursued a two-year full-...


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Teatru Manoel’s season opening concert

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, September 26, 2014, In : Culture 
Teatru Manoel officially starts its 2014-2015 season with a concert by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday 3rd October. The concert, a joint production between the Manoel and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, will be conducted by Brian Schembri and will feature the renowned violinist Charlie Siem.
 
Charlie Siem is one of the brightest young classical stars. He has given concerts in Asia, Europe, Scandinavia and North America and appeared with orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic ...
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“Gypsy Devils” open Teatru Manoel’s Performance Season.

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, In : Culture 

The 2013-2014 performance season at Teatru Manoel starts on Tuesday 24th September with an exciting show by the “Gypsy Devils”. This is a departure from the traditional opening season classical concerts and in the words of Teatru Manoel’s CEO, Ray Attard, “The cocktail of different genres of music which the Gypsy Devils perform in their distinctive style reflects the eclectic programme in place for the rest of this season.”

The “Gypsy Devils” is one of the ...


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