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GAULITANA: A FESTIVAL OF MUSIC 2010 LAUNCHED
Gozo’s Gaulitanus Choir, which this year is celebrating its 20th anniversary, has launched the fourth edition of its annual Eastertime festival.The festival, artistically directed by the choir’s founder-director, Colin Attard, brings together Gozitan, Maltese and foreign artists in a series of eleven varied concerts in various localities in Gozo. However, this being an anniversary year, the choir will be holding one concert in
The festival opens on Saturday 27th March with the choir itself ushering in the Holy Week with a concert of sacred works. Mendelssohn’s enchanting motet Hear my prayer – O for the wings and excerpts from his oratorio
The choir will be kept busy throughout the whole festival.Indeed on Easter Monday the choir will make a foray at the MCI, appearing in a concert at the Hotel Le Meridien,
As usual the choir, this time joined by British soloists Sharon Wilson, Emma Darling and Terry Shaw will conclude the festival in style with Another Go At The Musical Theatre at Palazo Palina, Hotel Ta’ Cenc on Monday 2nd May at 20.00hrs.
The various other concerts include a violin and piano duo as well as a piano duo from
Gaulitana: A Festival of Music 2010 was made possible with the support of the Ministry for Gozo, the Parliamentary Secretariat for Tourism, the Environment & Culture, the Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils & Public Dialogue, Banif Bank, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Victoria, Xewkija and Gharb Local Councils, Coca Cola, Gozo Farmhouses Ltd. and the Dowtown and Ta Cenc hotels.