24/05/2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Europe/Malta Timezone
Chapel of Bir Miftuh

Din l-Art Ħelwa is pleased to announce the Second concert of the Bir Miftuh International Music Festival to be held on Friday, 24th May 2013, at 8.00 pm

This concert by the all-male Lucentum Horn Quartet  comprised of  Jose Garcia Gutierrez, Gabriel Garcia Gutierrez,  Jose Chanza Soria, Alberto Garcia Izquierdo is being made possible thanks to the support of the Embassy of Germany, in celebration of the 200th anniversary since the birth of Wagner.

This is a unique opportunity to listen to a first class quartet of French horn players and to appreciate the beauty of this versatile instrument.  The four accomplished musicians from Spain, will take the audience on a wonderful journey through their eclectic repertoire which ranges from early classical to contemporary music having a strong German flavour highlighting the magic aura permeating works by Wagner, Von Weber, Bruckner, Mὒller, Reichert, Homilius, Tscherepnine and Shaw.

Jose Garcia Gutierrez Principal Horn with the Spanish Radio and TV Orchestra in Madrid performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician, apart from teaching and orchestral coaching.   He is a member of the Radio Televisone Española Horn Sextet and the Cosmos Wind Ensemble.

Gabriel Garcia Gutierrez is Principal Horn with the Orquestra Sinfonica de la Region de Murcia and coaches chamber music with the Brass Academy in Alicante.

Jose Chanza Soria is Co-Principal Horn with the Spanish Radio and TV Orchestra in Madrid.  He is a member of the Radio Televisone Española Horn Sextet and is invited regularly by the Spanish Association of Horn Players to conduct master classes.

Alberto Garcia Izquierdo is Principal Horn with the Alicante University Orchestra.  He is a member of the European Brass Ensemble and other renowned music groups.

Tickets: : €20 per person for a single concert includes a reception in the medieval church grounds with catering generously sponsored by Infinitely Xara. Block tickets: 3 remaining concerts/reception at €40, 2 concerts/reception €30.  All proceeds are dedicated to Din l-Art Helwa’s restoration fund

For further information contact Din l-Art Ħelwa, tel. nos. 21225952/21220358 Monday to Friday mornings. or email  info@dinlarthelwa.org