Opera vs Pop Under the Stars at the Ministry for Gozo Courtyard

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Opera vs Pop Under the Stars at the Ministry for Gozo CourtyardOpera vs Pop Under the Stars is back again this summer, presented by the Gozo Youth Orchestra in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo and Embassy of the United States of America.

This year’s 11th edition of the concert will feature Soprano Pamela Agius (New York), Bass Noel Galea (Gozo) and Pop Singer Francesco Joseph Nicodeme (Italy) together with Gozitan upcoming pop singers Sarah Bonnici and Francesca Sciberras.

Classical and operatic songs and arias will make up the first part of the programme, and will be followed by an array of lighter pop arrangements from soundtracks and musicals in the second part.

The venue for the concert will be the Ministry for Gozo Courtyard, and the date to remember is Monday, the 30th of July, starting at 8:30pm. Patrons are requested to be seated at 8:15pm.

The concert will be hosted by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana and the Ambassador for the United States of America H.E. G. Kathleen Hill.

Patrons are invited to an after-concert treat. Tickets strictly by reservation and optional VIP seating is also available by emailing: gozowindbandorchestra@yahoo.co.uk or 9942 1611/7942 1611.

The Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra, since its inception in 2002, has consisted of two separate groups of young and promising musicians, who have been entertaining the general public with a wide range of stylistic repertoire to the enjoyment of all age-groups.

Hailing from all over Gozo – enriched with proficient guest musicians including foreign residents residing on the island – these young musicians meet regularly to prepare a wide spectrum of musical genre.

Opera vs Pop Under the Stars is being organised in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo, the American Embassy, the Culture Section within the Ministry for Gozo, Bank of Valletta, APS Bank, HSBC, Joseph Portelli Projects, and General Soft Drinks Co. Ltd.

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