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Venue: Teatru Manoel, Valletta

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AddressOld Theatre Street
Valletta
Malta
VLT 1060
Malta
Google maps35° 53' 59.347" N 14° 30' 44.651" E
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A historical curiosity in Valletta: Atys en Folie

The opera parody Atys en Folie created for the Valletta International Baroque festival is an interesting historical curiosity, but the genre's very specific brand of humour doesn't appeal to everyone.

Enthusiasm and vitality brings the Malta PO season to a climax

Schembri and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra brings vitality, enthusiasm and maturity to the final concert of the season.
****1
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Fitting Handel like a glove

Iestyn Davies and The King's Consort a real highlight at the Valletta International Baroque Festival. 
****1
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Around Italy in eight works: a tour de force

An enjoyable programme of works by Corelli, Scarlatti, Porpora, Bononcini and Vivaldi by the Concerto de' Cavalieri and Marcello Di Lisa.
****1
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Dmytro Sukhovienko overwhelms in Valletta

A powerful piano and a tendency towards fortissimo dynamics disappoints at this recital of baroque piano transcriptions.
**111
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A Evening of Magic with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra revels in magic and the supernatural.
****1
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Valletta International Baroque Festival: Hippolyte et Aricie

This evening of sheer entertainment at the Valletta Baroque Festival consisted of a pastiche opera based on Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie.
*****
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Valletta International Baroque Festival: Jeune Orchestre Atlantique revives Maltese music

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.
****1
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