Independence Day Concert
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Independence Day Concert

DATE: 21/09/2021
TIME: 8:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Venue: Pjazza Teatru Rjal

presented in collaboration with Festivals Malta 

PIERRE LOUIS ATTARD Violin
RODERICK BUGEJA Conductor 

Giuseppe Verdi Overture from La Forza del Destino
Alex Vella Gregory Movements from Riħ 
Albert Garzia Xamm
Ernest Bloch Nigun (Improvisation) No. 2 from Baal Shem
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Excerpts from Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20 

The MPO with Festivals Malta present the annual concert celebrating Independence Day. Under the baton of Maltese conductor Roderick Bugeja, the programme features an exhilarating musical journey through the centuries, from Verdi’s dramatic Overture from La Forza del Destino to local contemporary composers Alex Vella Gregory’s Riħ and Albert Garzia’s Xamm. 

The soloist in Ernest Bloch’s Nigun from Baal Shem is young violinist Pierre Louis Attard and the evening Tchaikovsky has the final word with excerpts from his enchanting ballet Swan Lake. 

This event is by invite only due to current health protocols.

The concert will be broadcast live on TVM2.