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Mnajdra Temples

Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo

Sunrise Mass is a project which for the first time brings national entities KorMalta, Zfin Malta, and Heritage Malta together to promote Malta’s status as a cultural tourism destination through a common artistic project of high symbolic value.

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Sunrise Mass  by Ola Gjeilo

Time & Location

18 Jun, 05:20 – 19 Jun, 05:20

Mnajdra Temples, Qrendi QRD 2502, Malta

About The Event

Sunrise Mass is a project which for the first time brings national entities KorMalta, Zfin Malta, and Heritage Malta together to promote Malta’s status as a cultural tourism destination through a common artistic project of high symbolic value.  Ola Gjeilo’s renowned Sunrise Mass for chorus and string orchestra is an exceptionally light and moving piece; it conveys the composer’s modern and original take on the centuries-old tradition of sacred music.  The event will take place at dawn at the Mnejdra Temple during the summer solstice.

Genre & year of composition: Symphonic, Multidisciplinary, Contemporary, 2007

Formation: String Orchestra, mixed Choir (SSAATTBB)

Conductor: Riccardo Bianch

Collaboration: ŻfinMalta, Heritage Malta, Malta International Arts Festival, Festivals Malta 

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