Dance meets Opera

Dance meets Opera
21st July 2022 MPO Marketing

Dance meets Opera

DATE: 21/07/2022
TIME: 8:15 PM till 9:15 PM

The YADA Dance Company
Moveo Dance Company 
Kivos Ensemble
Óliver Díaz Conductor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra 


Programme to include

Bedřich Smetana Overture from The Bartered Bride       
Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Three Dances
Charles Camilleri Overture and Celebration from The Knights of Malta Ballet Suite
Giuseppe Verdi Ballabile from Aida’s Gran Finale Act 2, Scene 2
Manuel de Falla Spanish Dance No. 1 from La Vida Breve
Georges Bizet Excerpts from Carmen Suite No. 1
Richard Wagner (arr. Wouter Hutschenruyter) Ride of the Valkyries 
Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila 



The Malta Summer Festival comes to a fitting conclusion with an eclectic programme of ballet music from the operatic repertoire featuring a number of local and foreign dance companies. 

The concert takes the audience on a journey around the globe, from Italy to Egypt, Czech Republic and  Spain with a selection of orchestral dances from some of the most popular operas including Verdi’s Aida, Ponchielli’s La Gioconda and Smetana’s The Bartered Bride and Bizet’s Carmen coming to an end with the energetic Bacchanale. 

This concert is part of the Malta Summer Festival presented by the MPO in collaboration with Arts Council Malta and Malta Tourism Authority with the support of Hilton Malta and the Ministry of Gozo. 


Dress Code: Smart casual (suggested) 


An exclusive Shuttle Service will be provided for patrons at a nominal fee of €2. The service will run from Vjal ir-Re Dwardu VII (near the Tritoni Fountain) to Fort St Elmo, departing at 7.30PM. The return leg leaves at the end of the concert. Pre-booking is required on

LOCATION: Fort St Elmo, Valletta