Malta International Choir Festival

October 29 – November 1 2015

Programme

 

THURSDAY October 29

 
18.30 hrs Choristers’ Street Parade


Venue:  Republic Street, Valletta et al


Choristers start walk from De Vallette Square into Republic Street to reach St John’s Co-Cathedral. The parade will be accompanied by a local traditional village band to create a lively festa atmosphere along the way. 

 

 

19.30 hrs Opening Ceremony - SINGING & PRAYING FOR PEACE


Venue: St John’s Co-Cathedral
 

Leaders of different religious denominations unite with the harmonious singing of the international guest choirs to pray together for peace.

 

               

 

FRIDAY October 30   

 

12.30 – 14.00 hrs Singing in the City


Venues:  a) Grand Master’s Palace, b) Upper Barrakka Garden & c) De Vallette Square, Valletta.


Various guest choirs that will be participating in the festival will each give a 25 minute performance in one of the venues above.  Exact schedule of singing choirs will be made available closer to the date.

 

17.00 – 20.30 hrs Secular Music Competition


Venue: Catholic Institute, Floriana

 

 

                                                               

SATURDAY October 31

 

09.30  – 12.00 hrs SACRED MUSIC COMPETITION   


Venue: St Publius Church, Foriana


Choirs will be competing for the festival trophies by performing a  15 minute programme of sacred music. 

                                                               

                                                               

12.30 – 14.00 hrs Singing in the City


Venues:  a) Grand Master’s Palace, b) Upper Barrakka Garden & c) De Vallette Square, Valletta.


Various guest choirs that will be participating in the festival will each give a 25 minute performance in one of the venues above.  Exact schedule of singing choirs will be made available closer to the date.

 

 

 

19.30 hrs CHOIR FESTIVAL GRAND CONCERT  


Venue: Sir Temi Zammit Hall, University of Malta, Msida.

 
The National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain

Will be performing in an uninterrupted one hour programme. (Details of programme will be be made known at a later date.)

 

 

 

SUNDAY  November 1

 

Morning Different choirs will sing during Sunday Mass in numerous churches of various localities in Malta.

 

17.00  – 19.00 hrs Final Night - Grand Prix of Malta Competition, Prize-giving and closing ceremony. 


Venue: Catholic Institute, Floriana.


The winning choirs from each category will compete against each other for the Gran Prix of Malta in the Sacred, Secular and Children & Youths sections.

                 

  

The organiser reserves the right to make any necessary changes required to ensure the smooth running of the festival both before and during the actual events. For an update of the programme please click on www.visitmalta.com/events

 

Here you can download all the relevant information about this year's Malta International Choir Festival.

Malta International Choirs Festival information package for choirs 2015.

Malta International Choirs Festival composition competition 2015.

Photos of the choir festival of past editions

Further information:

 

www.visitmalta.com/events

www.maltachoirfest.com

Tel: 00356  22915136

 

As updated on 8th April 2015 ... programme stands to be modified

 

 

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