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EOD | Web-Conference: Theatres of the World

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Eventi Passati | 0 comments

EOD | Web-Conference: Theatres of the World

INGLESE: AS PART OF ITS EUROPEAN OPERA DAYS INITIATIVE, IN SYNC WITH THE THEME OF EUROPEAN OPERA DAYS 2016, AND IN LINE WITH THE VALUES OF NETWORKING PROMULGATED BY THIS INITIATIVE, THE AURORA OPERA HOUSE PROPOSES AN INTERNATIONAL WEB-CONFERENCE ABOUT OPERA AND OPERA HOUSES. Panels will convene in different houses and communicate via the Internet. The web conference, entitled Theatre of the World (after the main theme of EOD2016), will be chaired by Kenneth Zammit Tabona, Artistic Director of the Manoel Theatre from Malta’s own 1732 national...

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EOD | Special Anniversary Talk Colin ATTARD

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Eventi Passati | 0 comments

EOD | Special Anniversary Talk Colin ATTARD

INGLESE: AS PART OF ITS EUROPEAN OPERA DAYS INITIATIVE, THE AURORA OPERA HOUSE IS PLEASED TO CELEBRATE COLIN ATTARD’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY ON THE PODIUM OF ITS ORCHESTRA PIT, THUS PRESENTING A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY TALK BY COLIN ATTARD. Appointed as resident conductor in 1991, Attard was instrumental in reviving the operatic genre in performances and concerts given by the Leone Band. His breakthrough came in 1994 when he conducted Verdi’s Il Trovatore, his first fully-fledged opera at the Aurora Opera House. Since then, he practically...

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Drama | Habbilni Ha Nirbah

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in Eventi Passati | 0 comments

Drama | Habbilni Ha Nirbah

INGLESE: TEATRU TAL-OPRA AURORA PRESENTS A STAĠUN TEATRU MALTI AND TEATRU MANOEL CO-PRODUCTION  << ĦABBILNI ĦA NIRBAĦ >> , ON SATURDAY 30TH APRIL 2016 AT 8.00PM. After the exceptional success of Jiena nħobb, inti tħobb (I love, you love), Simon Bartolo wrote another record-breaking and jaw-dropping social comedy/satire for Staġun Teatru Malti. Ħabbilni ħa nirbaħ, is a drama that blends political, sexual and religious controversies, inspired by prominent and real-life news reports in Maltese newspapers. It is largely based on a...

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Una Festa di (Qualita e) Gioia

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Notizie | 0 comments

Una Festa di (Qualita e) Gioia

Aggiornato: 26 Aprile 2016. INGLESE: If there was one lesson to be learnt from the Gaulitanus’ production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Aurora Opera House in Gozo is appreciate the October opera-in-Gozo for what you expect it to be, and look forward to the April opera for it will not fail to surprise you… in such an astonishingly positive way! 100-points to Castiglione for the staging idea, the concept and the eventual delivery of the mise-en-scène. All the question marks flying through people heads at the sight of the set of block...

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Opera | Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Posted by on Apr 23, 2016 in Eventi Passati | 0 comments

Opera | Il Barbiere di Siviglia

TEATRU TAL-OPRA AURORA PRESENTS ROSSINI’S  << IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA >> (THE BARBER OF SEVILLE), A GAULITANUS CHOIR PRODUCTION, ON SATURDAY 23RD APRIL 2015 AT 7.30PM. Now establishing itself as a distinctive opera company reviving opera in what was considered as an off-season for opera, the Gaulitanus Choir (Gozo) brings another full-scale production of one of the most loved comic operas ever, The Barber of Seville, to crown the 10th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music (2016). For the first time ever, the 4-week...

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Un Cultural Support Programme per Gozo

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Notizie | 0 comments

Un Cultural Support Programme per Gozo

Aggiornato: 4 Aprile 2016. Minister for Gozo Anton Refalo and Albert Marshall, chairman of the Arts Council Malta launched The Gozo Cultural Support Programme. Gozo’s cultural calendar is set to receive a boost thanks to a new initiative which aims to support the professionalization and development of four leading artistic organisations.   This initiative, which is being monitored by Arts Council Malta and the Ministry for Gozo, supports the Victoria International Arts Festival, Gaulitana as well as the opera productions of the Aurora...

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Colin Attard; aniversario d’argento all’Aurora!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Notizie | 0 comments

Colin Attard; aniversario d’argento all’Aurora!

Aggiornato: 31 Marzo 2016. INGLESE: It was March 31st, 1991 when the Leone Philharmonic Society of Victoria, Gozo, appointed the young and emergent conductor Colin Attard as its musical director and resident conductor of the Aurora Opera House, succeeding Joseph Sammut. Perhaps little did we realise back then, even if we had so much faith in him, how big we could grow together in a span of 25 years.

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Ballo | Bon Voyage!… a dance tour

Posted by on Mar 19, 2016 in Eventi Passati | 0 comments

Ballo | Bon Voyage!… a dance tour

INGLESE: TEATRU TAL-OPRA AURORA PRESENTS CENTRE STAGE DANCE ACADEMY IN BON VOYAGE!… A DANCE TOUR ON SATURDAY 19TH MARCH 2016. Directed and choreographed by Natalie Sciortino, it is a dance show which, just like an airline flight, takes the audience on a tour from Malta around the world. Featuring 35 choreographies, more than 230 local dancers and 1000 costumes, Bon Voyage! promises to be an entertaining 2-and-a-half-hour show which will keep the audience guessing which epic destination would be next on its mystery flight plan.

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Opera La Traviata su TVM

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Notizie | 0 comments

Opera La Traviata su TVM

Aggiornato: 8 Marzo 2016. INGLESE: The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora is proud to announced that its 2015 production of La Traviata will be aired on TVM – Malta’s national television station on Saturday 19th March 2016, at the evening prime-time starting at 2045hrs. This airing has been made possible by an agreement between Teatru tal-Opra Aurora and Public Broadcasting Services Ltd. earlier in 2015, by virtue of which, PBS Ltd filmed the opera in High-Definition quality.

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Recording in progress: Festive marches at the Aurora this Sunday

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Notizie | 0 comments

Recording in progress: Festive marches at the Aurora this Sunday

Aggiornato: 26 Febbraio 2016. INGLESE: Yes! It’s that time of the year again. It is that time of the year when in the (not-so-) cold months of the year, bands and responsible organisations would be preparing for what is know as the ‘summer festa season’. Gozo (and Malta) goes through a very colourful summer, with one festa every weekend in a different village. A festa may best be summed up as a colourful spree of sacred liturgy, devotion, noisy revelry, decorative street furniture, and spectacular fireworks… and one or two reasons to down a...

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