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Composer: Azopardi, Francesco (1748-1809)

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Year of birth1748
Year of death1809
NationalityMalta
PeriodClassical
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Valletta International Baroque Festival: Jeune Orchestre Atlantique revives Maltese music

Claudia Tabone and Clare Ghigo with Jeune Orchestre Atlantique on stage at Teatru Manoel  ©  Valletta International Baroque Festival / Mario Mintoff
If we consider the word “festival” and its synonym “feast”, the Valletta International Baroque Festival, which started on 9 January and continues to 26 January, has proven to be a sumptuous feast, nay, a veritable banquet.The festival has brought Baroque music to a Baroque city. It is the city’s first, hopefully not the last, festival of music of the Baroque period.
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