The Malta Independent 17 November 2018, Saturday

Brian Schembri announced as new MPO director

Malta Independent Friday, 24 January 2014, 14:18 Last update: about 5 years ago

Maestro Brian Schembri has been announced as the new principal conductor and artistic director of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.

One of the most brilliant musicians to emerge from Malta, Brian Schembri started his music studies under the guidance of his father Carmelo Schembri, very early establishing a reputation as a highly talented concert pianist, frequently performing on TV, radio and at public concert halls.

He has been a guest conductor of a number of foreign orchestras and Chief Conductor of the OPF (Orchestre Philharmonique de France), the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa.

Besides giving piano recitals in Malta, Italy, France, Ukraine, Switzerland, Germany, Russia and Great Britain, he has recorded a CD ‘Piano Recital’ of three great sonatas by Beethoven, Schubert and Rachmaninov and other CDs of works by Charles Camilleri with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

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