Enigma Variations

Enigma Variations
26th May 2023 MPO Marketing

Enigma Variations

DATE: 26/05/2023
TIME: 7:30 PM till 9:30 PM

Clara-Jumi Kang Violin
Sergey Smbatyan Conductor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra 



Paolino Vassallo Malta
Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto, Op. 47
Edward Elgar Enigma Variations, Op. 36 

World-renowned violinist Clara-Jumi Kang joins the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan. Rhapsodic and virtuosic, this mesmerising work is a staple of the repertoire. Maltese pioneer composer Paolino Vassallo displays his patriotism with his riveting Malta Overture.

The orchestra shines in Elgar’s sublime Enigma Variations. This series of 14 variations on an original enigmatic theme, each depicting close friends and family, transports the audience on a journey of emotions, from the exuberant Troyte to the beloved Nimrod.

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 the Mediterranean Conference Centre departing between 6:30PM till 7.15PM. The return leg leaves at the end of the concert. Pre-booking is required on development@maltaorchestra.com

LOCATION: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta