Inspired By Baroque

Inspired By Baroque
15th January 2019 MPO Marketing

Inspired By Baroque

DATE: 15/01/2019
TIME: 7:30 PM till 9:00 PM

a Valletta International Baroque Festival production


Richard Strauss Divertimento for Chamber Orchestra after keyboard pieces by Couperin, Op. 86
Anton Webern Passacaglia for Orchestra, Op. 1
Dimitri Mitropoulos/Henry Purcell Prelude and Death of Dido
Michalis Economou Concerto Grosso
Dimitri Mitropoulos/Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in E minor

The MPO’s annual appearance at the Valletta International Baroque Festival, directed by Michalis Economou, features works inspired by the Baroque Era.

In the 2019 edition of the festival, the orchestra will be performing Strauss’ Divertimento based on keyboard pieces by Couperin, Webern’s Passacaglia, a composition by the conductor himself, and Mitropoulos’ reworking of two Baroque masterpieces, by Purcell and Bach.

LOCATION: Teatru Manoel, Valletta