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Published on : Saturday, February 16, 2013
It is only once in a while when such majestic opera concerts as ‘Operatic Elegance’
can be witnessed. Malta will host ‘Operatic Elegance’ on February 20 to celebrate
the elegant world of opera as the programme will focus on an eclectic repertoire of
The musical extravaganza will present three well-known performers in the Maltese
classic music scene: soprano Marita Bezzina, tenor Joseph Aquilina and pianist
Ramona Zammit Formosa.
The programme will include arias from the operas of Puccini’s Tosca, Giordano’s
Fedora, Donizetti’s Elizir d’ Amour and Boito’s Mefistofele. The programme will
also highlight arias by the composer W.A. Mozart, namely from his famous opera
Le Nozze di Figaro; and from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi as well as an excerpt from
the English composer, Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. The programme will also
feature two duets from Verdi’s La Traviata.
Her Excellency Ms. Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the USA Ambassador for
Malta, will be the special guest of honour. Guests will be welcome with an
excellent glass of Marsovin wine!
The concert is being organized by Barocco Foundation with the support of Elmo
Insurance, Marsovin Wine and Olimpus Music.
Tickets for Operatic Elegance are on sale from Barocco Foundation at