Choral & orchestral concert to close Victoria International Arts Festival
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The 20th edition the Victoria International Arts Festival, comes to a close on Monday evening, with a Choral and Orchestral Concert at St George’s Basilica, which will bring together the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, soloists, and the Laudate Pueri Choir. .
The closing performance of the Victoria International Arts Festival will feature works by Vella and Beethoven. The theme will focus on peace.
The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of the festival artistic director Joseph Vella, has become a yearly feature in this festival. Nicolas Chatenet (trumpet) Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (leader: Marcelline Agius).
The closing concert gets underway at 8.00pm on Monday, the 10th of July and the programme will be as follows:
J. Vella (b.1942) Sounds of Celebration op. 129
J. Haydn (1732 – 1809) Concerto in Eb Major for Trumpet and Orchestra HobVIIe:1
L. van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) Symphony no. 6 in F Major op. 68 (‘Pastoral’).