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  • Improvisation organ concert inspired by Christ’s ‘last seven words’

    Improvisation organ concert inspired by Christ’s ‘last seven words’

    An improvisation organ concert will be performed by John Aquilina at the parish church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Balluta, St Julian’s, tomorrow, at 7.15pm. The improvisations will comprise a cycle of meditations on the theme of Jesus Christ’s...

  • Miriam Gauci to star in Manon Lescaut at Aurora Theatre

    Miriam Gauci to star in Manon Lescaut  at Aurora Theatre

    Giacomo Puccini’s masterpiece, Manon Lescaut, featuring Miriam Gauci in the title role, will be staged at the Aurora Theatre, Victoria, on Saturday, at 7.30pm. The opera, which is the operatic production of this year’s Gaulitana: A Festival of...

  • Conveying moods through her art

    Conveying moods through her art

    Just like yoga, painting can be a mental exercise that helps you clear your mind and focus on the one thing you’re doing, according to artist Sarah Calleja.  “Painting is my way of delving into my own world. Through painting, I manage to get away...

  • Becoming the person you are meant to be

    Becoming the person you are meant to be

    Girl, an extraordinarily moving coming-of-age tale about identity and the journey to becoming who you’re meant to be, will be screened at Spazju Kreattiv Cinema on Thursday at 7.30pm. Determined 15-year-old Lara (Victor Polster) is a young woman...

  • Defining health

    The next monthly talk of the Philosophy Sharing Foundation will be held tomorrow  at the Volunteer Centre, 181, Melita Street, Valletta at 7pm. The theme of the discussion is health, one of the key issues of human existence.  Guest speaker Richard...

  • Wills and inventories linked to 1813 plague

    Wills and inventories linked to 1813 plague

    History researcher Vincent Peresso will deliver a public lecture organised by Palazzo Falson entitled ‘The Plague 1813: Wills and Inventories’ at Sarria Church, Floriana, on Thursday at 6pm. Peresso’s lecture is based on original documents he...

  • Verdi’s epic opera on destiny to be screened live in Malta

    Verdi’s epic opera on destiny to be screened live in Malta

    La Forza del Destino (The force of destiny), one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most ambitious operas, will be transmitted live and exclusively at the Eden Cinemas this evening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, with an encore screening on...

  • Piano concert at Pjazza Teatru Rjal

    Polish pianist residing in Malta, Julia Miller, will be playing a programme for solo piano, including two of Schubert’s imprompti, a selection from Chopin’s waltzes and nocturnes and his Fantasie Impromptu, and two studies by Polish composer...

  • Lunchtime concert at St Augustine

    Soprano Andriana Yordanova will give a concert of Joseph Haydn’s vocal works at St Augustine Monastery, Valletta tomorrow at noon. Yordanova will be singing a number of delightful arias, such as A Pastoral Song, Pleasing Pains, She Never Told Her...

  • Art on barrels

    Art on barrels

    Wine barrels have often been used and repurposed as furniture pieces. Now they have been used as a canvas by 10 local artists who have produced fine works of art for the Bettija’rt | wine.art.living barrel exhibition organised by the Delicata...

  • A eulogy to Nureyev

    A eulogy to Nureyev

    The White CrowDirector: Ralph FiennesStars: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis HofmannDuration: 127 minsClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd On March 17, 1938, a child is born aboard the Trans-Siberian ex­press, near Lake Baikal in Russia. He grows up in...

  • ‘God help me’

    ‘God help me’

    Maltese people are known for their outgoing personalities and for always helping out where needed. However, they find two subjects rather sensitive: village feasts and politics. One can ima­gine what happens when the two are mixed together! In...

  • Lord of the Flies: youth for youth

    Lord of the Flies: youth for youth

    Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre (TMYT) will next month be presenting Lord of the Flies by Nobel Prize winner William Golding. The classic novel, a potent allegory about the loss of innocence and the decline of civilisation, is brought to dramatic life...

  • Symphonic grandeur

    No wonder critics were bewildered by Brahm’s Violin Concerto in 1879. Not only is it a monumental work that requires highly attentive listening, it often feels more like a symphony with violin than a concerto. The work has none of the fireworks...

  • The art of Johanna Barthet

    The art of Johanna Barthet

    With a tendency to seek new pastures and challenges in the course of their lifetime, artists usually cannot be tied down to a single genre. There are some, however, who are seen to be almost exclusively synonymous with, and to define a particular...

  • Life’s but a walking shadow

    Life’s but a walking shadow

    Unifaun’s contemporary production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, in collaboration with the Manoel Theatre, had British director Clive Judd bathe it in the discourse of contemporary critical theory. Judd’s fresh take on Macbeth sees it as a vehicle by...

  • Applications for National Book Prize, Terramaxka prize open

    Applications for the 2019 edition of National Book Prize and the Terramaxka Prize – the National Book Prize for children and adolescents – are now open. As always, the call for applications is for local publications in English or Maltese,...

  • Concluding the trilogy

    Concluding the trilogy

    The trilogy in question is one of the most successful cases of collaboration between composer and librettist in the history of opera: that between Mozart and Pietro Da Ponte. Beginning with Le nozze di Figaro in 2017 and continuing last year with...

  • Welcome to the dark side

    Welcome to the dark side

    Dutch band Clan of Xymox are credited with shaping the sound of an entire genre of music with their distinctive gothic and electro vibes. Ramona Depares interviews vocalist Ronny Moorings ahead of the band’s performance during the upcoming Dark...

  • Rolling Stones cancel tour over Mick Jagger's health

    Rolling Stones cancel tour over Mick Jagger's health

    British rock icon Mick Jagger said on Saturday he was "devastated" after his Rolling Stones were forced to cancel their United States and Canada tour dates so he could receive "medical treatment". "I really hate letting you down like this," the...