The Philharmonic Orchestra will energize the Manoel Theater in Musical Night

Manoel Theater; Photo: Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) will return to the historic Manoel Theater for Musical Night, a night dedicated to a delightful program of intimate works.

The stage and the parterres of the 18th century theater will be filled with music based on a repertoire that highlights the versatility of the instruments through charming duets.

MPO directors and fellow musicians will perform carefully selected chamber pieces, such as works composed by Beethoven and his cellist friend Nikolaus Zmeskall. The duo for viola and cello humorously titled “with two obbligato glasses” will be performed by Nadia Debono and Nora Karakousoglou.

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

Concert season 21/22. Clarinetist Giuseppe Recchia will team up with pianist Christine Zerafa for Carl Maria von Weber’s complex masterpiece Gran Duo Concertante, exuding brilliant virtuosity from both instruments. Finally, harpist Britt Arend and horn player José García Gutiérrez present lyrical beauty in Saint-Saëns’ Romance, Duvernoy’s Second Nocturne and Franz Strauss’ Nocturno.

La Nuit Musicale follows a series of events that maintain the hybrid model that the orchestra has adopted, its last appearance at Teatru Manoel being for the live and online productions “An Evening with Beethoven and Impression, Malta” held during the

It will also be the last performance in Malta before the orchestra sets off on an international tour, taking part in the Symphonic Middle East Festival 2022 in Dubai.

Taking place on February 5, Nuit Musicale is presented with the support of Bank of Valletta, in compliance with all current health protocols, with valid vaccination certificate required upon entry. Tickets can be purchased at

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