Sounds at the heart of the Mediterranean


31 January -1 February 2014

Sounds at the heart of the Mediterranean, a joint project in collaboration with UNHCR MaltaFoundation for Shelter and Support to MigrantsJunior Chamber International,  Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and Malta Youth Orchestra in support of  young refugees of the Mediterranean.

Musicians from the Youth Orchestra percussion section and young migrants, led by MPO principal percussionist Daniel Cauchi, come together for a powerful musical experience. This collaborative project comes to fruition following a number of workshops where improvisation, collective lyric-writing and musical composition were the building blocks culminating in a public performance on 1st February 2014 at Robert Samut Hall in Floriana (Malta).

More info about the concert here.

On 31st January 2014 at Teatru Manoel in Valletta (Malta), Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in collaboration with EMMA for Peace will present a solidarity concert of Italian Opera, featuring acclaimed Maltese soprano Miriam Cauchi under the direction of Greek conductor Michalis Economou.

pre-concert talk about  the dramatic situation of refugees in the Mediterranean and EMMA for Peace educational activities in Malta will take place before the performance.

More info about the concert here.

Read interview to EMMA for Peace’s President, Paolo Petrocelli, on Malta Philharmonic Orchestra website here.