Soprano and pedagogue Andriana Yordanova is set to deliver an open lecture on the topics of bel canto, opera, and the human voice, under the auspices of the Malta Classical Music Academy.
In celebration of the 240th anniversary of Niccolò Paganini's birth, pianist Giuliano Mazzoccante and violinist Giuseppe Gibboni delivered a celebratory concert at Valletta's Manoel Theatre on March 16
Giuliano Mazzoccante and Giuseppe Gibboni Presented a Special Lecture in Honour of the 240th Anniversary of Niccolò Paganini's birth
The distinguished musician and pedagogue continued his visit in Malta with an open masterclass session at the Hamrun school, organised thanks to the work of the European Foundation for Support of Culture.
The celebrated Italian musician led a four-hour lecture for various music students from the University of Malta in an event organised by the European Foundation for Support of Culture and the University.
As part of its Malta Classical Music Academy, the European Foundation for Support of Culture invited the Italian flautist Tommaso Benciolini to Malta to deliver a series of masterclasses at the Malta School of Music and the University of Malta.
In a first for the Maltese Islands, the Malta School of Music has announced the launch of a specialised Opera Studio, designed to provide students with opportunities for further specialisation and advanced training.
A new album featuring music by a variety of Maltese composers has just been launched, and is available for streaming on Spotify, iTunes and all other major music streaming platforms.
On Friday 11th March 2022, distinguished concert pianist, professor and organiser of many musical initiatives, maestro Giuliano Mazzoccante, will give a piano masterclass at the University of Malta.
On Thursday 10th March 2022, the European Foundation for Support of Culture, in partnership with the University of Malta, will present a unique lecture by the renowned Bulgarian operatic soprano, Andriana Yordanova.
Between the 14th and 15th of February 2022, the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC), in collaboration with the University of Malta, will present a series of masterclasses featuring the renowned Italian flautist Tommaso Benciolini.
Malta’s Sette Giugno film, ‘Blood on the Crown’ carried away a staggering seven awards at the inaugural edition of the Malta Film Awards, which were held last Saturday 29th January at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.
Following years of production and a number of unprecedented challenges in the form of the Covid-19 pandemic, the long-awaited Blood on the Crown, also known as Just Noise, premiered in a spectacular event on 13th December at the Eden Cinema complex in St Julian’s. Featuring Hollywood actors Harvey Keitel and Malcolm McDowell, the film, which is directed by Davide Ferrario, is the result of a public-private partnership between a number of government institutions including the Malta Film Commission,…
New Television Programme 'Brillanti' To Be Launched on ONE TV Presented by Joseph Chetcuti
As we launch into 2022, the team at MyMAC would like to reach out to wish you all the very best season’s greetings and a very happy new year! Throughout 2021, and despite the intractable challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have covered the inspiring cultural work taking place both in and out of Malta, including numerous performances in Malta of works ranging in genre from classical to jazz, and from traditional to electronic, as well as providing in-depth articles with some of the island’s…
Fresh from their outstanding run at the Malta Classical Music Academy (MCMA), three Maltese singers — soprano Nicola Said, mezzo-soprano Clare Ghigo and tenor Angelo Muscat — were invited to Dubai to perform at the Middle East Classical Music Academy, held as part of the InClassica International Music Festival, where they collaborated with the Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra and maestro Arkady Feldman in one of the Academy’s series of daily lunchtime concerts.
Local conductor Alan Chircop took a break from his time organising and directing music festivals to travel to Armenia to participate in the latest edition of the Armenia International Music Festival, in collaboration with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia and the celebrated pianist Vladimir Ovchinnikov. We met up with Chircop to talk to him about this latest project and his experiences in Armenia.
Ever since its foundation in April 1968, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), then known as the Manoel Theatre Orchestra, has gone from strength to strength, growing rapidly over the past 50 years to become an internationally recognised institution with an ever-growing number of global tours and performances under its belt. In recent years alone the orchestra embarked upon its first-ever international tour of the USA, Austria and Germany in 2018, a Russian Tour in 2019, and the Malta International…
Between the 11th and 14th of November, the 6th edition of the International Double Bass Festival is set to launch in Malta, with the event taking place at Palazzo de la Salle in Valletta, and incorporating, for the first time ever, the inaugural edition of the Joseph Sammut Malta International Double Bass Competition.
This September, the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) presented the Middle East Classical Music Academy (MECMA) in Dubai, a twenty-day event of masterclasses with renowned professors from across the globe. In addition, the MECMA featured an extensive daily concert schedule featuring soloists from around the world, including three opera singers from Malta, who performed in concert with the Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra on 15th September.
This August and September, the Malta-based European Foundation for Support of Culture held the ten-year anniversary edition of its annual InClassica International Music Festival, which this year took place in Dubai.
On 4th September, the Malta-based European Foundation for Support of Culture held the awards ceremony of their Classic Piano International Competition at the Dubai Opera, a prestigious event announcing the winners of the internationally-recognised piano competition that welcomed hundreds of participants from around the world. In addition to the event’s eight prizes given to those demonstrating the most accomplished performances in the competition, Classic Piano also awarded a special prize for ‘The…
This year marked an important and active year for Maltese musicians. Following world-renowned tenor Joseph Calleja’s appearance at the Dubai Opera as part of the Symphonic Middle East festival presented by the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) in June, the UAE has welcomed numerous Maltese artists to its shores, including three other operatic singers, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), as well as performances of music by various prolific Maltese composers. Mr Calleja returned…
Heritage Malta is marking this year’s European Heritage Days — which take place in the 50 countries party to the European Cultural Convention — with a programme of exciting events between the 1st and the 3rd of October.
Auditions will be held in October to recast some roles for the Malta premiere of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical
Collective exhibition showcasing 71 original intaglio works opens for two weeks only at Palazzo de La Salle as part of the series ‘iMprint’.
Hosted by Electronic Music Malta, the festival promises a bonanza of electronic music, bringing together performers, DJs and even synthesiser makers from different countries.
Thursday 16th September marked a prestigious press conference for the ground-breaking InClassica International Music Festival in Dubai, welcoming honoured guests to its prestigious panel of speakers, including the Republic of Malta’s Minister for National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government, the Honourable José Herrera, and the Ambassador of Malta to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Maria Camilleri Calleja. The event was presented by the festival’s organisers, the European Foundation for Support…
Maltese capital,Valletta, will host a special multimedia concert portraying the authentic sounds of Malta.
Kwarta Tajba represents a new artistic festival divided in two events and organised by the Southern Region Council of Malta. The first edition of Kwarta Tajba will be held across two different sites in Ħaż-Żebbuġ in collaboration with the Ħaż-Żebbuġ Local Council.
After a forced time off, Maltese Inizjamed Festival will come back this year on the 27th and 28th of August at Fort St. Elmo in Valletta.
Villa Bighi will be waiting for you to enjoy a special evening sipping wine and discovering new insightful information about four spectacular wines.
For three consecutive Saturdays in July, the Muza Museum will extend its opening hours to allow the public to enjoy a special and delightful evening at the museum in Valletta.
For the last evening of the City Jazz Series project, Festivals Malta will introduce to the public pianist Joe Debono and the Danny Grissett Trio.
As part of City Jazz Series, Festivals Malta will introduce to the public the Hinge Project, by guitarist Jes Psaila, who will perform together with versatile Maltese singer, Nadine Axisa.
The dance residency known as M.A.D - Music And Dance is back for a second edition, which is scheduled to premiere on 7th July as part of the Malta International Arts Festival.
This Sunday the 11 th , Heritage Malta will celebrate the International Lace Day at the Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu. This exclusive event will feature various lace makers practicing their craft throughout the day in the palace's Castellania Courtyard. In addition, Heritage Malta will also offer two guided tours of the palace, one in Maltese (10:30) and the other in English (14:00) The participants will also have the opportunity to learn about the history of the hosting location and gain information…
From 25th to 29th June this year, the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) held its Malta Classical Music Academy (MCMA) voice masterclasses at the Malta School of Music, part of Mikiel Anton Vassalli College in Hamrun. The course of masterclasses was led by the noted Bulgarian-Maltese soprano, Andriana Yordanova, and featured Russian pianist Sofia Namarnia accompanying. Though primarily attended by Maltese students, the course was also available to those based overseas, with one such…
On Tuesday 13 th of July 2021, Festivals Malta will launch a wonderful jazz night with the Yonathan Avishai Trio performing at the City Theatre in Valletta from 20:00 to 21:25. This event is part of the City Jazz Series, which will take place in the Maltese capital in the upcoming days of July with different evening dedicated to this exciting genre! Yonathan Avishai is considered one of the most sought-after pianists in the international jazz scene, also elected by “Jazz Magazine” as the “Foreign…
Manoel Theater and Toi Toi Education Program will organize the Commedia Production Pjazza Pastizzi on Friday the 2 nd and Saturday the 3 rd of July at Pjazza Teatru Rjal - Republic St in Valletta. If you are prompt to discover a bit more regarding Maltese culture, then this is the event for you! Get ready to sing alongside some great tunes and witness a “yummy” love story blossom against all odds, destination Pjazza Pastizzi! Pjazza Pastizzi is a devised Commedia production launched by the Teatru…
Heritage Malta will livestream on Facebook the Underwater Archaeological Sites masterclass, on the 24th June at 6:30 pm. The event will focus on the maritime archaeology in Malta during the 21st century and it will be held by Professor Timmy Gambin, head of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Unit. During the lecture, Professor Gambin will discuss how maritime archaeology is developing, showing new opportunities to researchers and students. In addition, it will be introduced the innovative system…
Spazju Kreattiv launched the Ennead MFA in Digital Arts Exhibition 2021, showing the final projects of the MFA in Digital Arts degree programme from the 4th to the 27th of June at Spazju Kreattiv in the Maltese capital, Valletta. This exciting and innovative programme is under the guidance of the Department of Digital Arts at the University of Malta. The MFA Digital Arts programme is a practice-oriented, postgraduate award in digital art practice and theory. This year each student made use of a…
Heritage Malta will celebrate European Archaeology Days launching three unique events between the 18th and the 21st of June. The programme will offer guided tours dedicated to the Summer Solstice, sessions where the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and general information and a special opening of the St Augustine’s Catacombs. The Summer Solstice tours will be held on the 19th, 20th and 21st of June at Mnajdra while at Ħaġar Qim on the 20th and 21st. All the tours will be at sunrise…
Famed Maltese Folk-Rock band 'Brikkuni' are set to make an appearance at the Metanoia Theatre on June 15th at this year's International Spring Orchestra Festival, with the alternative band being chosen to open this year's proceedings at the ISOF.
Prepare to embark on an imaginative metaphorical journey of discovery around Valletta on Saturday 12th June, as part of Bejn Linja u Oħra — a celebration of Maltese language.
On Thursday 30th of June 2021, Heritage Malta will broadcast a 30-minute documentary on its Facebook page, to remember, 223 years after, the day when the French started to arrive on the Maltese islands at four different locations. The broadcast will start at 6:30 pm. The historic event happened in June 1798, when more than 280 vessels started to reach the island with 54,000 troops. This pivotal moment is narrated through this documentary, produced with the support of historians, military experts,…
Local variety television programme ‘The Entertainers’ has become a staple on Maltese television over the past few years, and the latest edition of their ‘Singing Challenge’ is now entering its most exciting phase.
Maltese authors Lara Calleja and Joe Pace have been shortlisted for the prestigious European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL), with the official announcement made earlier this month on 15th April.
Based in Rabat, the aptly named Violin Lab is a school of violin that is committed to promoting musical education and employ widely regarded techniques, scales and methods in constructing repertoire efficiently and effectively towards building a career in music and violin playing together. As well as tuition, the school offers practice sessions along with coaching on overcoming performance anxiety and to maintain motivation for efficient practice. These issues are dealt with in the form of monthly…
The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) has teamed up with Malta’s Eurovision representative Destiny Chukunyere to present a special symphonic version of ‘Je Me Casse’ – the song she will be taking to the Netherlands for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 later on this year.