Enigma Variations


Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta View map

World-renowned violinist Clara-Jumi Kang joins the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan, performing Sibelius’ Violin Concerto. Maltese pioneer composer Paolino Vassallo displays his patriotism with his riveting Malta Overture, while the orchestra also shines in Elgar’s sublime Enigma Variations.

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Clara-Jumi Kang Violin 

Sergey Smbatyan Conductor 

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra


Paolino Vassallo Malta 

Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto, Op. 47

I. Allegro moderato

II. Adagio di molto

III. Allegro, ma non tanto 

Edward Elgar Enigma Variations, Op. 36

World-renowned violinist Clara-Jumi Kang joins the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan. Rhapsodic and virtuosic, this mesmerising work is a staple of the repertoire. Maltese pioneer composer Paolino Vassallo displays his patriotism with his riveting Malta Overture.  

The orchestra shines in Elgar’s sublime Enigma Variations. This series of 14 variations on an original enigmatic theme, each depicting close friends and family, transports the audience on a journey of emotions, from the exuberant Troyte to the beloved Nimrod.

Shuttle Service
An exclusive shuttle at a nominal fee of €2 per person with return trip will run from Vjal ir-Re Dwardu VII (near the Tritoni Fountain) to the Mediterranean Conference Centre between 6:30PM and 7:15PM. Return trips will be operated after the concert to the same spot. 

TIME: 6:30PM to 7:15PM

COST: €2  

LOCATION: https://maps.app.goo.gl/mDbTqxnfRPjgiujy8 

Pre-booking is required through development@maltaorchestra.com by Thursday 25th May, 10:00AM.

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