The Malta Independent 13 December 2018, Thursday

Pianist Clifford Borg takes the stage at Ennejm Ezzahra in Tunis

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 11:46 Last update: about 9 days ago

Pianist Clifford Borg will be taking the stage for the first time on the 7th December to perform in Tunis at the prestigious cultural centre "Ennejma Ezzahra" at the Boui Said region. The name of the event is "Les Classiques" and is being organised by the Centre of Arab and Mediterranean Music. There will be other musicians from other European Countries to perform for this event and Clifford's participation has been co-ordinated by the Maltese Embassy in Tunis.

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Clifford has just performed in Malta for a lunchtime concert organized by Barocco Malta at St. Augustine Monastery on the 27th November 2018. He performed a blend of his own compositions and a number of piano works by classical composers. In October he also performed his piano composition "Complete" from the album "Origin" at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall for the Enlightened Piano Awards which is an annual event featuring pianists from all over the world.   Clifford's performance has been supported from the Malta Arts Council - Cultural Export Fund. 

In Tunis, Clifford will be performing vibrant excerpts from his albums "Origin" and "Drifted", namely Emergence, Wings, Simplicity, Secret Energy and Afrindian Summer. Moreover, he will be performing new compositions from his upcoming album. 

Clifford Borg has released two piano based albums so far "Drifted" in 2000 and "Origin" in 2008. He has also worked on two world albums which are "Cross- Origin" in 2014 and his latest release "Eco- Harmony" in 2018 which was nominated for the Enlightened Piano Awards in Berlin. Apart from performing concerts at his homebase in Malta,   Clifford has played extensively in Europe including Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, Amsterdam, Lago Maggiore and other cities. 

For more information please visit www.cliffordborg.com

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