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A programme of over 30 grandiose concerts! Valletta Baroque Festival 2024 officially announced
Not to be missed!

Emma Galea

The details for the 12th edition of the Valletta Baroque Festival have officially been announced. The anticipated festival will be taking place between 11th and 28th January 2024.

This year, the festival is a special edition with an exceptional line-up and dynamic performances.

The three long week festival will see spectacular Baroque influenced events in locations like St John’s Co-Cathedral, The Verdala Palace, Palazzo Parisio, and Teatru Manoel. After all, these venues are the epitome of Baroque architecture here in Malta.

Valletta's Baroque Festival 2024 includes a varied programme of more than 30 concerts, which are being held in more than 15 different places around the island. This year’s programme includes an exceptional list of international musicians and local artists.

The opening concert ‘St John Passion BWV 245 by Johann Sebestian Bach’, which will be performed by the Valletta Baroque Ensemble and Kor Malta under the musical direction of Riccardo Bianchi at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, will open the festival with grandiosity.

Following, three weeks of one amazing event after another, the festival will wrap up with an opera for children with the name of La Serva Padrona by Pergolesi under the musical direction of Sarah Spiteri, and scenic direction of Jacob Piccinino.

Other artists from the festival’s a stellar line-up include Robin Pharo, Zefiro Ensemble, Alon Sariel, Holland Baroque with Wu Wei, Lucile Boulanger, Vox Luminis and Les Contre-Sujets.

Following last year’s success, this year’s edition will also see the return of The Rock Troupers & the Valletta Baroque Ensemble with their project BaRock at the Manoel Theatre.

The festival will also feature a collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring a diverse line-up of Malta’s finest concert pianists playing the Bach Keyboard concertos.

The full programme can and access to tickets can be found through here.

Will you be attending any of the events at this festival?

 

13th November 2023


Emma Galea
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Emma Galea
Emma is a Gozitan writer who loves all things related to English literature and history. When not busy studying or writing you will either find her immersed in a fictional book or at the cinema trying to watch as many films as she possibly can!

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