Maestro Vella’s Music at the Malta International Arts Festival
As part of Family Vella`s unfolding collaboration with the Malta Arts Council and Festivals Malta, one of Maestro Vella`s earlier orchestral works – “Overture alla Concertante (Opus 23)” – will be performed at Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, on Saturday 6th July 2019 at 9pm.
The event – entitled “Water Concerto” – forms part of the Malta International Arts Festival and includes music by Hindemith and Shostakovich, besides Tan Dun’s three-movement Water Concerto which uses water as a musical instrument. It features the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of conductor Pavel Šnajdr.
“Overture alla Concertante” was composed in 1976 for full orchestra, and has a duration of 6 minutes.