Genius Stradivari

Genius Stradivari
15th June 2022 MPO Marketing

Genius Stradivari

DATE: 15/06/2022
TIME: 8:30 PM till 10:00 PM

presented by the European Foundation for Support of Culture

Fumiaki Miura Violin 
Sergey Smbatyan Conductor  



Alexey Shor Violin Concerto No. 2, “Phantasms” 
Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Aram Khachaturian Excerpts from Spartacus Ballet Suites 


Acclaimed violinist Fumiaki Miura, youngest ever first-prize winner of the Joseph Joachim Violin Competition joins the MPO and Sergey Smbatyan in a virtuosic musical performance of Alexey Shor’s Violin Concerto No. 2 “Phantasms”, and Saint-Saëns’ Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, a Spanish themed concertante work of spectacular fireworks.  

The programme comes to a grandiose close with a selection from Khachaturian’s Spartacus Ballet Suites, from the exhilarating Variation of Aegina and Bacchanalia to the entrancing beauty of Spartacus and Phrygia’s beloved Adagio. 

LOCATION: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta