The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Board of Directors is issuing a call for SATB choirs and solo soprano from Malta and Gozo for a unique opportunity to perform together with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in Karl Jenkins’s The Peacemakers, conducted by the composer himself. This unique and exciting performance will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre on Saturday 11th May 2013.
Each selected choir will be required to prepare the work on their own. Towards end of April 2013 all choirs will come together as one big choir and rehearsals with the orchestra will be held as from Monday 6th May, 2013. Music scores will be provided in advance by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. There are no fees for a choir’s participation but each choir will be responsible for its own expenses (uniforms, transportation etc…). Interested choirs will be required to send in a completed application form together with the choirâ€™s biography and a recent recording on CD or DVD of the choir by not later than 31st October 2012.
In addition, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is issuing a call for applications for the Soprano Solo Part of the same work, ‘The Peacemakers’. It is advised that trained singers with a warm, lyrical voice apply for the role. Interested singers will be required to send in a letter of application (including all contact details), attaching their biography and a recent recording on CD or DVD by not later than 31st October 2012. Short-listed applicants will be requested to sit for an audition, performing the arias for solo soprano from The Peacemakers, at a later date.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Programming Committee
â€œThe Peacemakersâ€ Choir/Soprano Selection Process
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
88, Old Mint Street
To find out more contact email@example.com or visit the orchestra’s website www.maltaorchestra.com to download the application form.
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