ROCKESTRA is a rock concert by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra organised by The Malta Community Chest Fund to raise funds for people in need. For the fourth consecutive year this concert will be held at MFCC Ta’ Qali on Saturday 15th September at 20.00hrs.
Rockestra, under the musical direction of Sigmund Mifsud and artistic direction of Pawlu Borg Bonaci, will include works by groups such as Pink Floyd, Scorpions, Aerosmith, Zucchero, Procol Harum, Adele, Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Prince, Led Zeppelin and Santana amongst others. Besides a number of instrumental pieces performed by the orchestra, renowned local artists will have a unique experience to perform popular pieces with 65 musicians of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and dance choreography by Felix Busuttil of Yada Dancers.
Local artists include: Ivan Filletti, Ira Losco, Paul Borg Bonaci of Fakawi, Richard Edwards Mikaela, Matt of Red Electrick, Glenn Vella, Chris Grech, Paul Sky, Chiara, Claudette Pace and Kenneth Calleja amongst others.
The concert is being held under the distinguished patronage of The President of Malta and Mrs Abela. Tickets priced at €15 seated and €10 (adult) €2 (child) standing, can be bought as follows:
Online from www.rockestra.org;
The Malta Community Chest Fund, Valletta and Sant’Anton Palace (between 9am and 2pm)
The President’s Kitchen Garden (open from 10am till 2pm and from 6pm till 10pm).
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by MaltaMedia News -18 July 2010
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by MaltaMedia News -25 February 2010