Classics Under the Stars

Classics Under the Stars
22nd July 2016 MPO Marketing

Classics Under the Stars

DATE: 22/07/2016
TIME: 8:30 PM till 9:45 PM

The annual Summer Concert organised by the Office of the Prime Minister and the MPO will this year be conducted by Alan Chircop. Featuring sopranos Esther Allaeva (Israel) and Raisa Marie Micallef (Malta), and Baritone Gilbert Dimech (Malta).  A varied programme of popular orchestral classics will include operatic works, ballet music, incidental and sacred music, light classical songs and musical theatre excerpts.


Giuseppe Verdi: La Forza del Destino – Overture

Cesar Franck: Panis Angelicus  – Raisa Marie Micallef (Soprano)

Edward Grieg: From Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 – Morning Mood – In the Hall of the Mountain King

Giaccomo Puccini: O Mio Babbino Caro – Gianni Schicchi   –  Esther Allaeva (Soprano)

Dermot Mucmurrough: Macushla   –  Gilbert Delicata  (Baritone)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Swan Lake – Scene and Dance of the Little Swans

Sleeping Beauty – Waltz

Nutcracker – March and Russian Dance Trepak

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Wishing you were somewhere here again – Raisa Marie Micallef (soprano)

Astor Piazzolla:  Libertango  (arr. for orchestra Johannes Berauer)

Emmerich Kálmán:  ‘Heia Heia’ – Die Csárdásfürstin  –  Esther Allaeva (Soprano)

Edward Elgar: ‘Nimrod’ from Enigma Variations

Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 – Farandole  


Free Tickets for this concert can be collected from the Office of the Prime Minister, Castille, Valletta. Tickets to be collected on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th of July, between 9:00am and 2:00pm.

The concert is being held in collaboration with the European Foundation for the Support of Culture and donations will be made in aid of animal sanctuaries.

LOCATION: Girgenti Palace, Siġġiewi