A Ballroom Suite


The Phoenicia Malta, Floriana, Malta View map

The woodwind and brass sections of the MPO are the main protagonists of the chamber concert directed by Resident Conductor Michael Laus. The programme includes an exquisite selection of 19th and 20th Century compositions featuring various wind formations.

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Francis Poulenc Suite française d'après Claude Gervaise, FP 80 
            I.      Bransle de Bourgogne
            II.     Pavane
            III.    Petite marche militaire
            IV.    Complainte
            V.     Bransle de Champagne
            VI.    Sicilienne
            VII.   Carillon
Joachim Raff Sinfonietta, Op. 188 
            I.       Allegro
            II.      Allegro molto
            III.     Larghetto
            IV.     Vivace
Richard Strauss Suite in B-flat major, Op. 4 
            I.       Praeludium
            II.      Romanze
            III.     Gavotte
            IV.     Introduction und Fuge

The woodwind and brass sections of the MPO are the main protagonists of the chamber concert directed by Resident Conductor Michael Laus. The programme includes an exquisite selection of 19th and 20th Century compositions featuring various wind formations.  

Percussion and harpsichord join forces with the winds in Francis Poulenc’s vibrant suite. The feeling of joie de vivre pervades throughout the rest of the works in Joachim Raff’s Sinfonietta and Richard Strauss’ Suite in B-flat major. 

This concert is presented in collaboration with The Phoenicia Malta.

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Attendees shall be subject to temperature checks at entrance 
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