Baroque Festival – Arias for Countertenor

Baroque Festival – Arias for Countertenor
22nd January 2013 cyber

Photo Credit: Ahlburg

Venue Teatru Manoel, Valletta
Time 19:30 hrs
€25, €20, €10  **
Booking 00356 21246389



Arias for Countertenor – David Hansen in Concert

You will probably never see or hear a better countertenor – Herald Sun

…a pure-voiced young Australian who is typical of a new breed of matinée-idol countertenors – Alex Ross, The New Yorker


G. A. Brescianello Ouverture for 2 violins, viola, 2 oboes and basso Continuo in G minor
G. F. Handel  Se in fiorito (Giulio Cesare)   
Sta nell’ircana (Alcina)
L. Vinci  Sinfonia from the opera Partenope  
G. B. Bononcini  Frondi tenere … Ombra mai fu (Xerse)
Pellegrini – Handel  Come nube che fugge dal vento (Agrippina)
A. Vivaldi    L’Olimpiade Sinfonia
R.Broschi Son qual nave (inserted into Hasse’s Artaserse)
A. Vivaldi  Overture to Griselda
Vede orgogliosa l’onda (Griselda)
Dopo un’orrida procella (Griselda)


leader Marcelline Agius
conductor/harpsichord MICHAEL LAUS

**Ticket Offers:

  • 10% discount if bookings are made in July; August; September and October 2012.
  • No discount for bookings after 31st October 2012.
  • Senior citizens and student card holders: 50% discount on all performances but they do not qualify for the additional early bird discounts as per above. Senior citizens and student card holders need to make their bookings at the Booking Office in person.
  • Approved agents will get a commission rate of 15% on bulk bookings exceeding 20 tickets for any of the performances and can also avail themselves of the early bird discounts as per 1 and 2 above. However, the bookings have to be confirmed and paid for by the 31st of October 2012.
  • No commission will be given on senior citizen and student card holders bookings, even if in bulk.