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Bartók – Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

Photo by Stephen Buhagiar

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Every year the Malta International Arts Festival collaborates with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra to present an innovative programme of 20th century and contemporary works. This concert, under the baton of Czech conductor Pavel Šnajdr, features a tour de force performance of masterworks: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta by Béla Bartók, Concerto in D for String Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky, and Ricordanza per Archi by Wojciech Kilar.

Programme 

 

Igor Stravinsky

Concerto in D for String Orchestra (1946)

I           Vivace

II          Arioso: Andantino

III         Rondo: Allegro

 

Wojciech Kilar

Ricordanza per Archi (2005)

 

Béla Bartók

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (1936)

I           Andante tranquillo

II          Allegro

III         Adagio

IV         Allegro molto

CREDITS

Conductor 

Pavel Šnajdr 

 

Musicians 

 

1st Violins  

Maria Conrad (leader) 

Reggie Clews 

Vincenzo Picone 

Emilia Wiśniewska

Philipp Orlov 

Klara Nazaj 

Fiona Giambra 

Riccardo Rossano 

Pierre Louis Attard 

Roberta Attard 

  

2nd Violins 

Matteo Colombo  

Inmaculada Muñoz Salgüero

Rebecca Köhler Baratto

Natalia Lauri 

Stefan Calleja 

Bernadette Lo Russo 

Valhmor Montfort  

Mario Micallef 

  

Violas 

Nadia Debono (section principal) 

Ester Garcia Salas 

Orietta Zammit Beaumer 

Mateusz Kuźma

Joanna Nunes 

Savio Debono 

  

Cellos 

Ákos Kertész (section principal) 

Yaroslav Miklukho 

Nora Karakousoglou

Frank Camilleri 

Lucie Kuchařová

Desirée Quintano

  

Double Basses 

Gjorgji Cincievski (section principal) 

Iva Gabriela Bartosch 

Dion Xuereb 

Marco Agnetti 

  

Timpani 

Michael Camilleri (section principal) 

  

Percussion 

Daniel Cauchi (section principal) 

Jean Pierre Cassar 

  

Harp 

Britt Arend (section principal) 

 

Pianist 

Konstantinos Destounis

 

Celesta  

Maria Elena Farrugia 

Saturday

10 July 2021

Pjazza Teatru Rjal,

Valletta

8.30PM

General Admission: €15

Concession: €10

Price is inclusive of VAT.

Children under the age of 12 enter for FREE but still require a ticket.

VERY IMPORTANT

All necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of patrons, cast and crew are being taken. Masks must be worn throughout the entire performance and social distancing must be respected at all times. Temperature will be taken at the entrance and sanitisation stations will be available.