The Malta Independent 14 April 2024, Sunday
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Jacob de Haan in Malta Concert

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 15:56 Last update: about 4 months ago

World renowned Dutch composer and conductor Jacob De Haan will conduct his own Missa Brevis at the St Paul's Metropolitan Cathedral of Mdina.

Mro de Haan will conduct the La Valette Symphony Band in a celebration concert marking the 150th Anniversary of the Societa' Filarmonica Nazionale La Valette, on Saturday 16 March at 19.45hrs.

This is Mro de Haan's first ever conduction in Malta of his original sacred musicmasterpiece for band,soloists and choir. He regularly conducts orchestras and bands in Germany, the Netherlands, France,Australia and the United States of America. His works include original compositions for band, musica da camera, classical and choral.


Missa Brevis was composed for choir and wind band, it was commissioned by the Conseil Departemental pour la Musique de Haute-Alsace,

was first conducted by the composer himself on 23 June 2002, and shown live by the French television channel France 2.

The main performers will be Soprano Rosabelle Bianchi, Baritone Louis Andrew Cassar, Mro Dominic Darmanin - Conductor of the La Valette Band; Violinist George Curmi il-Puse' and the Coro Bel Canto conducted by Mro Herman Farrugia Frantz.


Tickets from the La Valette Band Club in Valletta or by calling 79882828

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