Classical-concert-posterDiego Dini Cacci, is currently considered to be one of the most brilliant musicians on the circuit. He will take center stage both as soloist and conductor in this enticing programme led by The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra’s Marcelline Agius featuring works by Donizetti, Rossini, Bellini and Mendelssohn.Apart from two exciting works featuring the oboe as concerto soloist, the evening starts off with a rare Donizetti sinfonia which Dini Ciacci has recorded with the Orchestra of the San Carlo Opera Theatre in Naples (Sony International). The programme reaches its culmination with Felix Mendelssohn’s enigmatic ‘Scottish’ Symphony, which was dedicated to “H.M. Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland”.Classical music lovers are in for a treat since the entrance fee is a nominal €10 and €5 for concessions.

All funds from ticket sales will be going towards The Inspire foundation and further donations can be made on leaving the concert.The Inspire Foundation is delighted to be working in partnership with The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
“We believe that music is such a universal language, that it represents inclusion in the best way possible. Music has no boundaries, it speaks to the heart and mind and makes no distinction,” said Mr. Antonello Gauci, Inspire’s CEO.
“Over the years The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, has organised various events for charitable causes. This time we chose Inspire because it too works towards a cause that we truly believe in. Everybody has a right to equality and inclusion, and Inspire works relentlessly to make this happen for people with disabilities. It is a pleasure and an honour to be able to contribute to this cause in any way,” said Mr. Sigmund Mifsud, CEO and Chairperson of The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
The concert will be held on 31st January, 2015, at Sir Temi Zammit Hall at The University of Malta.
PROGRAMME
Gaetano Donizetti – Sinfonia in memoria di Bellini
Vincenzo Bellini – Concerto for Oboe in E flat major
Gioacchino Rossini -Tema e Variazione per Oboe
soloist Diego Dini Ciacci
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No 3 in A minor Op 56 ‘Scottish’MALTA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
leader Marcelline Agius
conductor DIEGO DINI CIACCITickets may be purchased from St. James Cavallier in Valletta or online from www.sjcav.org