The Malta Independent 6 October 2022, Thursday
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Kurt Vile turns out 'fried or sizzled out' rock tunes

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 21:01 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Kurt Vile says he's always thinking about making catchy music — yet his attempts usually end up sounding fried or sizzled out. It's an apt description of this Philadelphia-based songwriter...

'Fancy Like' feels like a No. 1 draft pick to singer Hayes

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 11:15 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Like most any boy growing up in Mobile, Walker Hayes' early goal in his sporting career was obvious. Star at Alabama and then be drafted into the NFL. While it hasn't quite worked out that way...

Nurturing musical talent with the MPO Internship Programme

Friday, 30 September 2022, 10:55 Last update: about 5 days ago

For each ambitious young musician, first-hand experience is a crucial component of training. It is also essential to have the necessary support in order to pursue a professional music career. This is...

A String Symphony with Carmine Lauri

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 10:59 Last update: about 14 days ago

The MPO returns to the iconic Teatru Manoel for a String Symphony, featuring eminent violinist Carmine Lauri. Following the great success of String Serenades online as well as the sold out live...

The Planets: A spatial journey with the MPO

Thursday, 1 September 2022, 12:10 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra officially opens its 22/23 Concert Season with Holst's masterpiece, The Planets. Following on last year's success in The Firebird and Pictures at an Exhibition, MPO...

Auditions open for the MYO

Thursday, 25 August 2022, 09:52 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Malta Youth Orchestra is inviting aspiring musicians to audition for its 22/23 Concert Season, offering them the opportunity to further their skills. The MYO was founded in 2004 and since...

'The Music Man' hopes to lead Broadway out of winter woes

Saturday, 20 August 2022, 08:52 Last update: about 3 months ago

One of the first songs in "The Music Man" is "(Ya Got) Trouble" and the latest Broadway revival has certainly faced its share. It was supposed to open in fall 2020, but rehearsals were...

The MPO launches its 2022/2023 Concert Season

Thursday, 18 August 2022, 11:41 Last update: about 3 months ago

The MPO is thrilled to launch its 22/23 Concert Season, performing in over 10 concerts during September and October. The orchestra will be kicking off with the first concert on 2 September...

New Tears for Fears songs 'plumb the depths of our souls'

Sunday, 24 July 2022, 09:58 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Creating the first Tears for Fears album of new material in 17 years didn't initially go too well.  The duo went into the studio with an array of songwriters to try and tease out a modern hit...

APS Summer Festival

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 10:13 Last update: about 4 months ago

Why was it important for the University of Malta to extend the collaboration with APS Bank for the APS Summer Festival for another year? At UM we believe in serving students, scholars and society...

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