The MPO premieres Sinfonia Domestica

The MPO premieres Sinfonia Domestica
12th January 2020 MPO Marketing

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra shall be performing Richard Strauss’ masterpiece Sinfonia Domestica for the first time in Malta on Saturday 8 February at 7.30pm at Teatru Astra in Gozo.

Although the musical depiction of one’s personal life was not uncommon, the work is a blatant realism of the family life, including arguments with his wife and screams of young children. Indeed, this multi-movement continuous work describes a twenty-four hour life-cycle in the Strauss household.

The programme also features Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto, a composition coined as his first abstract work which reflects his childhood dream of becoming a virtuoso performer.

The concert, part of Movements of Passion, theorchestra’s 19/20 Season, will be under the direction of MPO Artistic Director Raoul Lay and features violinist Anna Gockel, named “Classic Revelation of Adami” in 2016.

Tickets for this concert – which features in #Inhobbok, organized by the Ministry for Gozo – can be acquired through An exclusive Shuttle Service (requiring pre-booking) will be provided for patrons at a nominal fee of €2 . The service will run from the Mgarr Ferry Terminal following the arrival of the 6PM ferry. The return leg leaves at the end of the concert.

Patrons may benefit from a launch offer of 50% discount on tickets purchased valid until the 15thof January.