Tuesday 21st October 2014
The Spotlight on Vivaldi and Mozart
Soprano Andriana Yordanova will be giving a performance at a lunchtime concert at the Oratory of St. Francis in Republic Street, Valletta on the 21st of October 2014 at 12:30pm. The concert will be focusing on the music and song of the world-famous classical composers W.A Mozart and Antonio Vivaldi.
The voice and piano concert will feature Vivaldis Sposa son disprezzata, Col piacer della mia fede and Vedro col mio diletto. The spotlight will also be on Mozarts Oiseaux si tout les ans, Ridente la calma and E Susanna no vienDove sono from Le nozze di Figaro. The programme will also include other arias such as Dvoraks Als die alte Mutter and Delibes Les Filles des Cadiz.
The baroque Oratory was originally the friars refectory. Over the years, it had been transformed into an Oratory, hence it is beautifully adorned by magnificent baroque paintings, an elaborate gilded altarpiece and quaint monks benches. The oratory is usually closed to the public and the lunchtime concerts are a wonderful way to visit and enjoy the beautiful chapel. Presently it is hosting weekly music recitals every Tuesday, providing a platform for some of the best musicians performing on the island.
The concerts are also fund raising events in aid of the Franciscan Church, which is undergoing restoration. Tickets for the lunchtime concerts, costing 8 euro, can be obtained from the venue itself half an hour before the concert begins. For more details phone 7968 0952 or email: baroccomalta@gmail.