An Evening at the Opera

A varied opera programme is part of the UOM's "Evenings on Campus" Gozo programme in August. The opera evening is organised by the University of Malta Gozo Centre in collaboration with the Gozo Cultural Committee and is scheduled for  Wednesday 4 August, 1999 at 8 pm. The venue is the Central Courtyard, UOM Gozo Centre, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, Gozo.The programme  coordinated by Professor Mro Joseph Vella is as follows:

PROGRAMME
BAROQUE OPERA
Introductory talk by Mro Colin Attard
"Intorno all'idol mio" Orontea (Antonio Cesti)
"Un'ombra di pace"  Calfurnia  (Giovanni Bononcini)
"Stizzoso, mio stizzoso"   Serva Padrona (G B Percolesi)
Soprano: Giorgina Gauci

OPERA IN THE CLASSICAL PERIOD
Introductory talk by Mro John Galea
"In diesen heil'gen halle"  Die Zauberflote (W A Mozart)
Bass: Noel Grima
"Darei per si bel fondo"  La Cambiale di Matrimonio (G Rossini)
Soprano: Yvonne Galea,  Bass: Noel Galea
"Ah! Non credea mirarti"  La Sonnanbula (V Bellini)
Soprano: Yvonne Galea

INTERMISSION

OPERA IN THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
Introductory talk: Mro John Galea
"Il lacerato spirito" Simon Boccanegra (C Verdi)
Bass: Noel Galea
"Me voila seule dans la nuit"  Les Pecheurs de Perles (G Bizet)
Soprano: Yvonne Galea

OPERA IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY
Introductory talk by Mro Colin Attard
"Vio lo sapete o mamma" Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
" Senza mamma" Suor Angelica (Giacomo Puccini)
"Tu che di gel sei cinta"- Turandot  (Giacomo Puccini)
Soprano: Rita Dimech

July 1999