The Kalypso Ensemble will be giving a concert on Thursday 9th January 2014 in Sala Isouard, in which they will be performing an eclectic programme of music with works by Maltese composers Ruben Zahra (Grinta), Pawlu Grech (Tetrad 1), Carmelo Pace (Sextet) as well as by Webern (Lansamer Satz) and Shostakovich (String Quartet No.8).
The Kalypso Ensemble is a chamber music group settled in Malta, formed by musicians from Italy, Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Malta: Klara Nazaj and Giulia Tavano on violins, Ina Georgieva on viola and Akos Kertesz and Frank Camilleri on cellos. They have an extensive repertoire ranging from Baroque to Contemporary.
All its members are currently musicians with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and have played widely abroad, from South America to China, from Finland to United States of America, from Japan to Morocco, in prestigious orchestras, namely, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Orquesta de Extremadura, Italian Youth Orchestra, Orchestra “L. Cherubini”, Sofia State Opera, Limburgs Symfonie Orkekest, Het Residentie Orkest, Hungarian National Opera, Mediterranean youth orchestra, Brno Philharmonic.
In Malta they are active as chamber music performers too and have taken part in prestigious festivals such as the Bir Miftuh International Music Festival and the Victoria International Music Festival in Gozo.
The concert on 9th January starts at 8pm and all tickets are €10. There is a 50% discount for students, under 25s and kartanzja holders.
To book: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt, email@example.com or 2124 6389