Valletta Baroque Festival 2020
10-25 January 2020
The 8th edition of the Valletta Baroque Festival will again feature top-notch artists, both from Malta and abroad, performing wonderful music from Monteverdi to Bach and beyond. Just like last year the festival will explore beautiful baroque settings outside Valletta, such as Verdala Palace or the beautiful San Filippu ta' Aggira Parish Church of Żebbuġ,
Some of the highlights this year are the opening concert at Teatru Manoel with the renowned orchestra Les Musiciens du Louvre and Vivica Geneaux directed by Thibault Noally bringing music by Porpora and Handel (10 January); Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at the Kuncizzjoni Immakulata (Parish Church) in Bormla by Abchordis Ensemble (18 January); the Bach concertos by the young French and already renowned Ensemble Dynastie (23 January) and the concert at St Johns Co-Cathedral by La Grande Chapelle performing music written for Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia.