Qasba Zejt – Gharb open-air opera based on the legend of St Dimitri

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Qasba Zejt - Gharb open-air opera based on the legend of St DimitriQasba Zejt – is the title of an open-air opera taking place later this month, organised by the Gharb Local Council and the Ghaqda Muzikali Vizitazzjoni.

Opera enthusiasts are invited to to attend this special evening of live opera in a unique setting, away from a theatre, in fact, at the Pjazza taz-Zjara tal-Madonna, Gharb Main Square, Gozo.

Written by Mr. Sebastian Saliba, and with music by Maestro Raymond Sciberras -Qasba Zejt is an original opera based on the legend of St. Dimitri.

The live orchestra will be conducted by Maestro Jason Camilleri, and vocal director is Mariella Spiteri Cefai. The artistic director is George Mizzi. Roger Tirazona will interpret the part of Dimitri, while Georgina Gauci will play Zgugina. Other soloists are Ruth Portelli, Marvic Cini and Sienna Cremona.

This performance of Qasba Zejt will be on Friday, the 23rd of November, starting at 7.30pm under the patronage of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

This opera will be held with the support of the Ministry for Gozo, the Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and the Malta Tourism Authority.

A limited number of seats are available. Seats can be reserved in advance on 79492667 or by email to qasbazejt@gmail.com

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