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Launch of 7th edition of Malta International Music Festival

The Malta Interational Music Festival is to be organised for the seventh time to present prestigious classical music which will include renowned names and personalities from the international world of classical music. With a varied programme which will include solo recitals, chamber concerts and orchestral the festival is expected to cater for everyone’s tastes.

The festival is organised by the European Foundation for Support of Culture and by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government. Guest artists for this festival include Maltese tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens, Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre main soloist soprano Anna Algatova, the winner of the Tschaikovsky cello competition Andrei Iioiță, the Queen Elizabeth prizewinner violinist Ji Young Lim, the Duo Paradore pianists, internationally renowned Russian pianists Elena Bashkirova, Julia Zilberquit and Philipp Kopachevsky, and renowned violinists Maria Solozobova, Haik Kazazyan and Katya Tsukanova, among others.

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will also give three concerts, conducted by internationally famed directors Dmitry Yabliosky, Mirao Vaupiti and Sergey Smbatyao. And the guest orchestra at the Festival, the Kazakstan Academy of Soloists, will also give three concerts conducted by Gianluca Marciano, Conrad van Alphen and resident director Mikhail Kirchhoff.

Justice, Culture and Local Government Minister Owen Bonnici and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers’ Rights, Public Cleansing and Upkeep of the Capital City Deo Debattista launched this seventh edition of the Malta International Music Festival.

The festival will be held between 28 April and 10 May at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta and at the Robert Samut Hall in Floriana.

Visit http://www.maltafest.eu for more information.

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