10 - 24 Jan 2015
All Day
Manoel Theatre

Valletta Baroque Festival 2015

Saturday 10 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Nine Lamentations – Portuguese lamentations by Manuel Cardoso, Manuel Correia do Campo, Pedro de Gamboa and Joao Lourenco Rebelo for an “a cappella” choir. Performed by Nederlands Kamerkoor. Directed by Paul van Nevel

Sunday 11 January 2015 – 11.00am

Baroque Piano Transcriptions – Transcriptions by Siloti, Sgambati, Kempff, Joseffy, Liszt and Busoni of music by Bach, Handel and Gluck. Performed by Dmytro Sukhovienko

Sunday 11 January 2015 – 5pm

Music for the Grand Tour – The Italian Concerto from Venice to Naples: Porpora, Vivaldi, Corelli and Scarlatti. Performed by Concerto dei Cavalieri directed by Marcello di Lisa

Monday 12 January 2015 – 7.30pm

The Fruit of Love by Anthony Holborne. A concertino of viols and rare instruments. Performed by L’Acheron Ensemble directed by  Francois Joubert Caillet

Tuesday 13 January 2015 – 7.30pm 

South American Baroque Music. A selection of Sacred and Profane Baroque Music from the Americas. Performed by Ensemble Villancico directed by Peter Pontvik

Wednesday 14 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Handel Concert Arias. Performed by Robert King with King’s Consort and countertenor Iestyn Davies

Thursday 15 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Geronimo Abos (1). Commemorating the Tercentenary of the birth of Maltese composer Girolamo Abos. Programme: Arias by Abos, Arne and Handel. Performed by Passacaglia Ensemble

Friday 16 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Abos, Handel and Steffani. Commemorating the Tercentenary of the birth of Maltese composer Girolamo Abos. Performed by VIBE (Valletta International Baroque Ensemble)

Saturday 17 January 2015 – 12.00 noon. 

Bach Cello Suites 1-3. Performed by Sigiswald Kuijken

Saturday 17 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Inspired by Baroque: Ravel, Foss, Shostakovich, Strauss. Performed by Malta Philharmonic Orchestra soloist Rebecca Hall (flute). Directed by Peter Stark

Sunday 18 January 2015 – 12.00 noon

Bach Cello Suites 4-6. Performed by Sigiswald Kuijken

Sunday 18 January 2015 – 5pm

Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Piano performance with lecture. Performed by Joanne Camilleri

Monday 19 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Bach’s St. John’s Passion. Oratorio. Performed by The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Tuesday 20 January 2015  – 7.30pm

Michelangelo Falvetti’s “Il Diluvio Universale”. Oratorio. Performed by La Cappella Mediterranea, the Namur Chamber Choir conducted by Leonardo Garcia Alarcon

Wednesday 21 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Magnificat. Commemorating the Tercentenary of the birth of Maltese composer Girolamo Abos. Programme: Magnificat, Benedictus Dominus, Messa a due cori. Performed by Die Kölner Akademie choir and orchestra conducted by Michael Alexander Willens

Thursday 22 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Handel and his London friends. Performed by European Union Baroque Orchestra Lars Ulrik Mortennsen director, Huw Daniel concertmaster


HANDEL – Concerto Grosso Op3 No2 in B flat HWV313 (10’15”)

ROMAN – Golovinmusiken Suite (16”)

GEMINIANI – Follia Concerto Grosso Op3 No12 after Corelli 5/12 (11’00)

HANDEL – Overture HWV336 & Sonata a5 in B flat (12’15”) – soloist Huw Daniel

BOYCE – Symphony No2 in A (5’15”)

HANDEL – Concerto Grosso Op6 No5 in D HWV323 (14’40”)

Friday 23 January 2015 – 7.30pm

Works for Choir and Orchestra. Programme: Vivaldi Gloria and Psalms 113 121 147 / Campra Messa ad maiorem Dei Gloria. Performed by Le Concert Spirituel

Saturday 24 January 2015 – 12.00

Gabrieli and Monteverdi. Music by Gabrieli and Monteverdi. Performed by VIBE (Valletta International Baroque Ensemble)

Saturday 24 January 2015 – 9pm

Baroque Festival Ball


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Mon-Fri: 10am to 1pm & 5pm to 7pm Sat: 10am to 1pm

Discounts: 20% discount if bookings are made by 31 July 2014.

10% discount if bookings are made in August, September and October 2014.

No discount for bookings after 31st October 2014.

Senior citizens and students: Senior citizens and student card holders: 50% discount on all performances but they do not qualify for the additional early bird discounts as per above. Senior citizens and student card holders need to make their bookings at the Booking Office in person. Culture Card accepted.



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