Appointment in Rome

During the first week of January I will be in Rome to accompany the Laudate Pueri Choir of St George's Basilica, where they have two most important cultural/religious appointments waiting for them. The highlight of the visit is without any doubt their participation in the solemn Epiphany Mass... Read More

Missa Romani Pontefici Benedicti XVI

As I reported in an earlier post, Mro Carmel Grech had  commissioned me to write a  new Mass  for use in his cappella services. The Mass, titled Missa Romani Pontefici Benedicti XVI was finished in April. It is scored for SATB soloists,  Mixed Choir and orchestra. It is dedicated to Mro... Read More

Segments No 3………Yet Again!

After its performance in Berlin (2 November), Cittanova (9  November) and  Castrovillari (10 November), my Segments No 3 for Clarinet and Piano will receive yet another hearing this time in the Hall of the Conservatorio of Lucca, Italy, on the 5 December. The artists are the same ones as those... Read More


Last Saturday, November 16, at Teatru Astra in Victoria Gozo, I conducted another extremely successful concert with the La Stella Band in attendance. The evening was played to an absolutely packed opera house. Once again, the Band rose magnificently to the occasion, playing the varied pieces on... Read More

Segments No 3.. again

Last Saturday (November 9) and Sunday (November 10th)  ' Segments No 3 '  for Clarinet and Piano received yet another two hearings, this time in the Civic Hall of the Comune di Cittanova  (9th) and at the Teatro Sybaris in Castrovillari, Italy. The performers were Italian  clarinettist Tony... Read More


In the series of concerts, under this generic title, on the 6th November at San Anton Palace a concert was presented featuring Soprano Myriam Cauchi, Cellist Simon Abdilla and on the Piano Maria Frendo. This highly appreciated and successful concert was played to a packed audience and featured... Read More


On the 24th and the 26th of October I conducted two performances of Verdi's magnificent opera 'Otello' at the Astra Opera Theatre in Gozo, Malta.  The performances went down extreemly well by the two packed houses, who after both shows gave a rapturous appreciation to the performers. Without... Read More

Music in Berlin

Today (2nd November) my Segments No 3 op 95 will be performed at the St. Lukas-Kirche Kreuzberg in Berlin at 19.30 hrs. Segments No 3 is scored for Clarinet and Piano. It will be played by Italian clarinettist Tony Capula and German pianist Gerd Rosinsky. Other works on the programme include... Read More


TATORT KULTUR, Atelier Gesprache II  is the second book in the series published by the English Department of the University of Salzburg, edited by Prof Sabine Coelsch-Foisner. It contains interviews and articles by diverse personalities from the international world of culture -dance, drama,... Read More

Cincievsky Trio at Aula Mgr Farrugia

On Saturday 28 September, the Cincievsky Trio, made up of well known double bass player Gjorgj Cincievsky, soprano Milena Arsovska and pianist Maria-Elena Farrugia gave an extremely interesting concert which can be truly described as virtuosic. Gjorgj showed his prowess on the double works... Read More