Tallinn (Estonia) 27 July – 1 August, 2018
After the concerts in Tallinn (Aug. 1), the participants are free to leave directly from Tallinn or go back to Helsinki and leave from there or stay at the Europa Cantat festival to its end.
The Ministry for Education and Employment in conjunction with Pjazza Teatru Rjal is very proud to present a series of cultural evenings, titled Iljieli fit-Teatru.
The first of these evenings is going to be held on Monday 12th February, 2018 at 19.30hrs-20:30hrs and will be called Karnival ta’ Lwien. Children (particularly those between 6 and 10 years of age) are invited to attend, wearing their carnival costume.
This is going to be an evening dedicated especially to children’s literature and music and will be animated by Ms Audrey Friggieri and Ms Gisele Grima (piano).
Since the seating is limited, booking is on a first come first served basis. Parents and children are to book by Friday 9th February by sending an email to:email@example.com
Venue: Green Room, Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta
Date: 12th February 2018
Time: 19:30hrs – 20:30hrs
Students are invited to participate in the Valletta International Piano Competition 2018, which is going to be held between 8 -11 February 2018 at the Temi Zammit Hall of the Mediterranean Conference Centre and Pallazzo Perreira.
Please find rules and regulations on the website
Categories & Programm
Category A – 7 – 9 years programme duration: 4 min
Category B – 10 – 12 years programme duration: 8 min
Category C – 13 – 15 years programme duration: 12 min
Category D – 16 – 18 years programme duration: 15 min
Category E – 19 – 23 years programme duration: 20 min ( 1st Round ), 20 min ( 2nd Round )
Category F – 24 – 28 years programme duration: 20 min ( 1st Round ), 20 min ( 2nd Round )
Programme must include 2 ( two ) contrasting piano works of 2 ( two ) different styles: baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary. For example:
1 option: classical movement and modern work
2 option: baroque and romantic work
Competitors may also include a piece written by any of Maltese composer.
Full details of each piece/work of the applicant’s repertoire must be listed and should include:
- Name of composer
- Full title of the piece
- Catalogue/Opus Number
- Approximate Timing
The repertoire may not be altered after Monday 1st January 2018. If competitors wish to make any changes to their repertoire before this date, they must post or email a typed copy of their full repertoire programme (individual changes cannot be sent separately).
Repeats are left to the artistic discretion of the competitor. Repertoire preferred to be performed from memory.
Each participant can have an acoustic rehearsal in the Concert Hall (not longer than 10 minutes).
An application Fee
An application fee of 100 EUR ( Category A, B ) and 120 EUR ( Category C, D, E, F ) should be paid at the time of registration to the Competition by cheque or online by credit card. In case of participants’ resignations application fees will not be refund. All bank charges/fees are the responsibility of the applicant and are not to be deducted from the EUR 100 and EUR 120.00 entrance fee. Applicants will be asked to pay any short fall if a total amount of application fee is not received.
– Applicants should retain copies of all material sent, as the Competition cannot return any materials or accept responsibility for any documents lost.
– The Competition takes no responsibility if applications are lost; applicants are encouraged to use recorded delivery or registered post.
– An acknowledgement will be sent to each applicant by email upon receipt of the completed application.
– The selection panel reserves the right to request additional information from an applicant.
– Biographical details will be checked by the selection panel. Inaccurate or misleading biographical information may lead to a Competitor’s disqualification.
– Only fully completed applications will be submitted to the selection panel.
– All parts of the application, including any references must be completed in English.
Online application form
Deadline for applications for local pianists: 24 December 2017.
Wayne Marshall – Conductor and Organist
Mauro Farrugia – Resident Conductor
Tuesday 19 December 2017: St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Valletta
in aid of St. Paul’s Pro-Cathedral
Friday 22 December 2017: St. Publius Parish Church, Floriana
in aid of the Karl Vella Foundation (VO/0992)
Both concerts start at 7.30pm
World acclaimed BBC Proms virtuoso organist and conductor, Wayne Marshall is currently chief conductor of WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne and Organist and associate artist of the Bridgewater Hall.
Under the musical guidance of Mauro Farrugia, this being his first Christmas with the group, the choir has carefully prepared an expansive range of Christmas carols that are bound to appeal to audiences of all ages.
As in prior years, and in the spirit of the season, the audience will be invited to join the choir in song for some traditional favourites.
Entrance: Free of charge (no booking is required). A retiring collection will be held at the end of both concerts
AUDITIONS FOR CHORUS MEMBERS & REMAINING ROLES
Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salty Sea
Teatru Manoel Education Programme: Toi Toi and Valletta 2018 Foundation are producing a commissioned piece with a score by Monique Krüs and libretto by Tama Matheson on Thursday 20th September and Saturday 22nd September 2018. Corto Maltese, the most enigmatic hero of the Italian adventure comic series, known as ‘the rogue with the heart of gold’ and created by Hugo Pratt, is the protagonist for the first ever staged opera production of the first adventure: The Ballad of the Salty Sea.
Directed by Corina van Eijk
Conducted by Monique Krüs
This is the fourth annual youth opera, produced through a match-funding initiative with the Valletta 2018 Foundation and as part of the Cultural Programme for Valletta 2018 – European Capital of Culture.
AUDITIONS: Saturday 13th January 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 31st December 2017
DOWNLOAD AUDITION PACK: https://goo.gl/TmbUAC
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