The First Malta International Organ Festival

For the first time in Malta, fourteen concerts will be held in various venues around Malta and Gozo. Organised under the artistic directorship of Joseph Lia, these concerts all form part of The Malta International Organ Festival.

This Festival will take place between Thursday 28th August and Thursday, 12th September, 2014 and will feature renowned organists from around the world, namely: Wayne Marshall (UK), Erwin Wiersinga (Holland), Vladimir Suzdalevich (Norway), Dion Buhagiar (Malta), Joe Caruana (Malta), Gianluca Libertucci (Malta), Diego Cannizzaro (Sicily), Vladimir Shliapnikov (Russia), John Aquilina (Malta), Irina Rozanova (Russia) and Andres Uibo (Estonia).

Master classes will be held with Dion Buhagiar and Erwin Wiersinga.

The venues for the concerts will be St. Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral (Valletta), St. Johns Co-Cathedral (Valletta), St. John’s Co-Cathedral Oratory (Valletta), St. Paul’s Metropolitan Cathedral (Mdina), St. Augustine Church (Valletta), Annunciation of Our Lady Parish Church (Balzan), St. Cajetan Parish Church (Ħamrun).

This festival is being organised under the Distinguished Patronage of Her Excellency, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta.

Entrance to all the concerts is free of charge.

All donations will be for Fondazzjoni Nazareth.

The main sponsor of this Festival is Sliema Lions Club, supported by the Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Right of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing.

 

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