The second of two Youth & Music concerts in Gaulitana ’12 was held on Tuesday 24th April at the Gozo Ministry’s Exhibition Hall. Five students from the piano class of Mro. Giuseppe Fricelli at the Conservatorio L. Cherubini of Florence, Italy appeared in the concert.
Giorgio and Gregorio Piccolboni, 12 and 13 year-old siblings, opened the concert with two piano duets: Mozart’s Sonata in D and 3 movements from Faure’s Dolly Suite. Sara Palumbo performed Beethoven 32 Variations on an Original Theme and Bartok’s Suite and Simone Tavoni interpreted Chopin’s Ballade No. 3. On the other hand Chopin’s Ballade No. 2 was performed by Daria Aleshina, who also ended the concert with 4 movements from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.
The concert, held with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, was well-attended with the audience led by Mro & Mrs Fricelli and Mro. Colin Attard, Gaulitana Artistic Director.