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October 26, 2018 @ 19:30 - 21:00


Historic Piano Concerts (Malta) is pleased to announce the opening concert for the upcoming season which will feature two top Canadian musicians – flautist Rebecca Hall and pianist Karin di Bella. Together they will perform a potpourri of pieces by Canadian and Maltese composers which will please many musical tastes alike.

Dr Rebecca Hall is the principal flautist with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra since many years. She features in many concerts both locally and abroad as soloist and forms part of the Cosmos Wind Ensemble, together with the best wind musicians from the MPO. Rebecca is visiting lecturer for flute and baroque studies at the University of Malta.

Dr Karin di Bella is an accomplished pianist and educator. She has appeared as a concerto soloist with orchestras in the United States and Canada. Karin is currently Associate Professor of Piano at Brock University and her areas of expertise include historic instruments and techniques of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Historic Piano Concerts offers a unique classical music experience through the combination of top musicians; one of the most inspiring and authentic-sounding pianos on the island – a historic A.D. 1890 Blüthner piano; and a stunning venue – the Cathedral Museum, in the heart of Malta’s medieval city of Mdina.

The main halls of the museum will be open throughout the evening and patrons will be welcome to walk around and enjoy the Art.
Wine will be served after the concert with compliments of Emmanuel Delicata Winemaker Ltd.



– J.S. Bach (1685-1750) – Sonata for Flute and Continuo in C major BWV 1033

Menuet 1-Menuet 2

– Charles Camilleri (1931-2009) – Desert Songs for solo flute
– Veronique Vella (b.1979) – Wens
– Jack Behrens (b.1935) – Arrangement on Amazing Grace
– Jason Noble (b.1980) – Three Newfoundland Impressions
The Fog
This Place
The Sky is Always Young


– Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) – Tempestoso from Three Preludes on Gregorian Melodies
– Violet Archer (1913-2000) – Suite for solo Flute
– Barbara Pentland (1912-2000) – Studies in Line
– Franz Doppler (1821-1883) – Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy


for more information mob: (+356) 79054688
e-mail: info@nikolaivukovic.com



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Emmanuel Delicata Winemaker Ltd.
Nikolai Vukovic Piano/Harpsichord Concert Tuner & Technician


“…instilling interest in classical music through the use of the forgotten and beautiful sonority of historical pianos housed within inspirational and original venues.”


October 26, 2018
19:30 - 21:00
Event Category:


Historic Concerts
(+356) 79054688


Mdina Cathedral Museum
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