Dance meets Opera

  Dance meets Opera in Malta, Music Malta, 21.07.2022 - 21.07.2022


The YADA Dance Company 
Moveo Dance Company
Mikos Ensemble 
Oliver Díaz Conductor 
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra 


Bedřich Smetana Overture from The Bartered Bride        
Bedřich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Three Dances 
                 I. Polka 
                II. Furiant 
               III. Dance of the Comedians  

Charles Camilleri Overture and Celebration from The Knights of Malta Ballet Suite 

Giuseppe Verdi Ballabile from Aida’s Gran Finale Act 2, Scene 2 Aida Ballet 

Manuel de Falla Spanish Dance No. 1 from La Vida Breve 

Georges Bizet Excerpts from Carmen Suite No. 1 
               I.  Prélude – Act I, prelude (fate motive) 
             III. Intermezzo – Interlude (entr'acte)  
            VI. Les Toréadors – Theme from prelude to Act 1 

Richard Wagner (arr. Wouter Hutschenruyter) Ride of the Valkyries  

Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila 


The Malta Summer Festival comes to a fitting conclusion with an eclectic programme of ballet music from the operatic repertoire featuring a number of local and foreign dance companies.

 The concert takes the audience on a journey around the globe, from Italy to Egypt, Czech Republic and Spain with a selection of orchestral dances from some of the most popular operas including Verdi’s Aida, Ponchielli’s La Gioconda, Smetana’s The Bartered Bride and Bizet’s Carmen coming to an end with the energetic Bacchanale.


This concert is part of the Malta Summer Festival presented by the MPO in collaboration with Arts Council Malta and Malta Tourism Authority with the support of Hilton Malta and the Ministry of Gozo. 

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Fort St Elmo
St Elmo Place, Valletta

Start Date:

21 July 2022

End Date:

21 July 2022





Fort St Elmo


St Elmo Place


Dance meets Opera
Fort St Elmo, Valletta - Music