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The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra takes over the Malta National Park Amphitheatre in Ta’ Qali for a unique open-air concert. The programme for the evening features a bonanza of works by Maltese composers including Nani, Pace, Camilleri and Vella. Grieg's timeless and astounding Peer Gynt Suite ends this musical evening.

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Michael Laus Conductor

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra


Programme

Antonio Nani Overture in E minor


Carmelo Pace (arr. Ray Sciberras) Suite Melitensis

I. Maltesina

II. Lapsi

III. L-Imnarja

Charles Camilleri Knights of Malta Suite 

Joseph Vella Rebbieħa, Op. 45


Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt, Suite No.1, Op. 46 

I. Morning (Morgenstemning)

II. Ase's Death (Ases død)

III. Anitra's Dance (Anitras dans)

IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King (I dovregubbens hall)


The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra takes over the Malta National Park Amphitheatre in Ta’ Qali for a unique open-air concert

The programme for the evening features a bonanza of works by Maltese composers including Antonio Nani's Overture in E minor, Carmelo Pace's Suite Melitensis, Charles Camilleri's Knights of Malta Suite and Joseph Vella's iconic Rebbieha with its lively folk-inspired melodies and rhythmic energy. 

Complementing this midsummer eve, Grieg's timeless Peer Gynt Suite transports the audience to the mystical world of Henrik Ibsen's play – brought to life through music. From the evocative "Morning Mood" to the energetic "In the Hall of the Mountain King," this suite features some of Grieg's most recognizable and emotionally captivating melodies.