Look out for these 30-minute talks with the expert. Light-hearted and informal, they will provide you with the insight necessary to enhance your enjoyment of the concert you are about to watch.
Upcoming Toi Toi Talks:
24th January – Gjorgji Cincievski and Rosetta De Battista – Double bass and piano recital
3rd February – MPO conducted by Brian Schembri and featuring violinist Alexandre da Costa
14th February – Beatrice Martin – Harpsichord recital
6th March – Gerard Caussé on the viola and Felipe Ribeiro Pinto – Chamber music
Venue: The Studio Theatre
Time: 7.15pm (Duration 30 minutes)
Cost: Free of charge, with a glass of wine on the house!
Up to 40 places available
Book your place when booking your seats for the concert!
Beatrice Martin for the young
Learn about the harpsichord through this dynamic workshop / recital!
Luckily for you youngsters, Beatrice Martin has kindly offered to play, especially for us, on the 13th of February. We will have the opportunity to listen to the beautiful sound of the harpsichord before her concert on the following day. We first become familiarised with the instrument, presented in a fun and interactive workshop!
The FIRST 100 KIDS (recommended ages: 8+ / younger children may enjoy this event although they will have to be accompanied throughout). Attendance is free of charge though places will need to be booked via the Teatru Manoel booking office.
Date: Monday 13th February. Booking closes on the 10th February
Recommended age: 8 – 16
Time: 5pm sharp (Duration 1 hour)
Meeting Place: Teatru Manoel courtyard
Contemporary Sounds Good! series
Extended Piano Techniques Workshop with Gabi Sultana
These workshops are intended to raise awareness on Contemporary Music. The Three C's – Henry Cowell, John Cage and George Crumb are the main focus of Gabi Sultana’s presentation though other composers, such as the Belgian Stefaan Prins will also be discussed.
A short history of the piano followed by an introduction to these pioneers and their contribution to contemporary music will be explored. During the workshop, all participants will have the opportunity to see how the piano works and what different sounds can be produced. Various compositions will be used to illustrate these techniques.
Venue: Sala Isouard
Date: 22nd February
Time: 5pm (Duration 1 hour)
Recommended age: 8 – 14
TOI TOI Beethoven
Renowned viola player Gerard Causse and pianist Felipe Ribeiro will play selections of music by Beethoven and Franck. This short recital is aimed specifically at children aged 8 – 14 and will be an exciting opportunity to engage with the musicians and learn more about these pioneering romantic composers.
Date: Sunday 4th March
Time: 5pm (Duration 1hr)
Venue: Studio Theatre
Recommended age: 8 – 14
YOUTH THEATRE : Inspiring the future through creativity
Now, more than any other time, there is a thriving theatre scene in Malta. A whole new generation of young actors has taken to the stage, with many more following in their footsteps. The aim of The Manoel Youth Theatre is to provide a training opportunity for young actors aged between 16 and 20 years old. This group would meet on a weekly basis at the Manoel Theatre (Saturday afternoons from 2pm until 5pm) and would focus on giving young actors the opportunity to explore and reach their creative potential through a quality theatre arts experience.
Directors: Pete Harris/Denise Mulholland
Audition date:24th March
Recommended age: Age 16 – 20
Venue: Studio Theatre
More information is available on Teatru Manoel website (link)
Director: Pete Harris
Open to all: 25th March
Venue: Teatru Manoel main stage
This day – long seminar offers a detailed practical workshop on auditioning for UK drama schools as well as local productions. Participants will explore a complete audition process, spending time working individually on improvisation, as well as prepared monologues. We will also explore working within an ensemble. Feedback for those taking part will be also provided, together with an opportunity for participants to reflect and develop their own awareness of the work and themselves as the workshop progresses.
Teatru Manoel 115, Triq it-Teatru L-Antik, Valletta
Direct Line: 00356 25595536, Email: email@example.com, Website: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt
Booking Office Hours : Mon – Fri: 10.00 – 13.00,17.00 – 19.00, Sat: 10.00 – 13:00.
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