The Board of Directors of the National Orchestra is calling for proposals from Local Councils or Parishes for a concert to be held within their locality during the season 2012-2013. Joint proposals between Local Council and Parish within the same locality will also be accepted. The concerts will be held on 6, 7 & 8 February and 2 & 3 May 2013. Other dates may be added at a later stage.
In submitting proposals, applicant Local Councils or Parishes need to include the following information a proposed venue (preferably to include site plans), the estimated audience and
a proposed marketing strategy to ensure maximum coverage for the entire locality.
The MPO Programming Committee would welcome suggestions regarding programming of the concert although it reserves the right to refuse any or all of the suggestions. Proposals for concerts held in churches should take into account the style and type of works being suggested. Only proposals that would fit within the scope of the getting the orchestra closer to the public may be considered. Proposals linked to festivals, anniversaries, local feast, fund raising events or tied to an occasion will not be considered.
As part of its corporate social responsibility the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra offers its musical services for these concerts free of charge. However, expenses related to the transportation of the orchestra, marketing of the event, decor of venue, programme printing and other related expenses should be borne by the Local Council or Parish Church.
Proposals, to be signed by the Mayor or Archpriest as applicable, need to be sent by not later than Friday 24th August 2012 at noon to MPO Programming Committee, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, 88, Old Mint Street, Valletta VLT 1519
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