Photo: Joe Smith 2019
The 2019-2020 is going to be a busy season for Christopher Muscat with performances of Clepsydra (26 September '19 | Brescia, Italy and 11 December | Floriana, Malta) and Festival Overture (23 & 27 November '19 | Moscow, Russia) as well as the premiere performances of the Cantata "Qui Cantat Bis Orat" (3 June '20 | Mdina, Malta) and the Missa San Ġorġ Preca (8 August '20 | Victoria, Gozo).
Christopher Muscat has just completed sensitIV, commissioned by the Malta Society of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce. This work is divided in 4 movements:
i. Locus Iste (solo s, satb choir and percussion)
ii. Loop the Loop (marimba and live looping)
iii. Akva (piano and live electronics)
iv. Pavan (viola, choir, piano and percussion)
The first performance will take place on Tuesday 24th September 2019 at Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta performed by Daniel Cauchi (percussion), Nadia Debono (viola), the Goldberg Ensemble and Michael Laus (piano/conductor).
24 March 2020
Maltese premiere of Muscat's Concerto for strings by the Tbilisi State Chamber Orchestra "Georgian Sinfonietta" under the direction of Alexei Galea Cavallazzi at the Mediterranean Conference Centre | 19:30h
31 January 2020
Fondazzjoni Paulus annual concert as part of the AGAPE FESTIVAL. Malta Philharmonic Orchestra | cond. Christopher Muscat | St Paul's Parish Church Rabat, Malta | Free Entrance
16 & 20 December 2019
Christopher Muscat conducts the Jubilate Deo Choir annual Christmas Concert at the Naxxar Parish Church and St John's Co-Cathedral | 19:30h | Free Entrance
13 December 2019
NATIVITAS Christopher Muscat and the Cappella Gregoriana Jubilate Deo join forces with the female sections of Kor Malta | St Laurence Parish Church, Birgu | 19:30h | Free Entrance
11 December 2019
The MPO String Quartet performs Clepsdyra at Robert Samut Hall, Floriana | www.maltaorchestra.com
23 & 27 November 2019
Christopher Muscat's Festival Overture to be performed at the Svetlanov Hall and the Conservatory Grand Hall in Moscow by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (conductor Sergey Smbatyan).
26 September 2019
Christopher Muscat's Clepsydra performed by the MPO String Quartet in Brescia, Italy. A repeat performance will be held on 11 December at Robert Samut Hall, Floriana, Malta.
21 September 2019
29 June, 2 July 2019
Performances of Clepsydra as part of the Malta International Arts Festival. Click here for more info
23 May 2019
Christopher Muscat conducts the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in an orchestral concert dedicated to the works of Carmelo Pace | Mdina Cathedral
The Global Climate Change Music Project
Because climate change is a planetary problem … composers from every country on the planet contributed 4 bars of music to create one composition that speaks for the earth.
Christopher Muscat is one of the 187 composers featured in this project. Click here for a preview of the project.
On 3 February 2018 Fondazzjoni Paulus launched the CD Celebrating St Paul that features Christopher Muscat's Cantata L-X ta' Frar 1928 performed by the Jubilate Deo Choir and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Marco Frisina. The launch took place at the Presidential Palace of Verdala under the distinguished patronage of H.E. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta.
Click here to find out more.
It is indeed difficult to tackle the Stabat Mater, but Muscat's work impresses with its freshness
"In this recording, Muscat guides the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, his distinguished soloists and the listener with authority and passion through his very personal vision of Mary's harrowing journey."