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Spotlight Series on Gabi Sultana at Teatru Manoel
Spotlight Series on Gabi Sultana at Teatru Manoel

On Thursday 23 February at 8pm, at the Sala Isouard, the Manoel Theatre is presenting a piano recital by Maltese pianist Gabi Sultana. The recital is in the Spotlight Series of concerts. The programme consists of O.D. to Joy (2005) by Kate Moore followed by Maltese composer/director André-Paul Huber’s brand new The Haunted Piano (2012). The recital continues with George Crumb’s Eine Kleine Mitternachtsmusik (2001) which is actually Ruminations on “Round Midnight” by Thelonious Monk. It ends with Frederic Rzewski’s Winnsboro Cotton Mills Blues (1979) from North American Ballads.

Gabi Sultana specialises in contemporary and experimental music. She started her studies in Malta with Fransina Abela Brincat and obtained her Diplomas from Trinity College of Music, London and her Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, London. She won several local competitions and was invited by EPTA (London) to represent Malta in a concert at London’s Guildhall School of Music and at the Festival Winners Concert at the EPTA Conference 2000 held at the Liszt Academy in Budapest.
During her studies for her Bachelor’s degree she attended various workshops, including one lasting two weeks with the renowned composer Steve Reich. She is currently reading for Post-Master’s Degree in Contemporary Music following her success in obtaining her M.A., with First Class Honours under the guidance of Daan Vandewalle at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent, Belgium. In 2008 she had graduated B.A., from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands where she was under the guidance of Marcel Baudet.
In Belgium Gabi Sultana is the founder member of 5° Ensemble together with Daniel Pastene (clarinet) and Kristof Lauwers (electronics). She is the recipient of the first Giorgio Federico Ghedini Bursary (2009) and is currently the recipient of a Malta Arts Scholarship. She has given several recitals in Malta and abroad and in March last year was invited by H.E. the President of Malta to perform at the President’s Palace.

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STQARRIJA GHALL-ISTAMPA
Spotlight Series fuq Gabi Sultana fit-Teatru Manoel


Nhar il-Hamis 23 ta’ Frar, fis-Sala Isouard fit-8pm., it-Teatru Manoel ser jipprezenta kuncert iehor fis-sensiela “Spotlight”. Din id-darba il-kuncert ser jigi moghti mil-pjanista Maltija Gabi Sultana, muzicista li tispecjalizza fil-muzika kontemporanja u esperimentali. Is-serata tibda b’ O.D. to Joy, (2005) ta’ Kate Moore. Wara hemm xoghol jismu The Haunted Piano tal-kompozitur u direttur orkestrali Malta André-Paul Huber. Il-kuncert ikompli b’xoghol ta’ George Crumb li jismu Eine Kliene Mitternachtsmusik (2001) li huwa fil-fatt “Ruminations on Round Midnight ta’ Thelonious Monk. Fl-ahhar hemm xoghol to Frederick Rzewski jismuWinnsboro Cotton Mill Blues (1979), mehud minn North Amercian ballads.

Gabi Sultana bidet tistudja f’Malta ma’ Fransina Abela Brincat u kisbet Diplomi minn Trinity College of Music ta’ Londra u l-Licenzjat (LRSM) tar-Royal Schools of Music ta’ Londra wkoll. Rebhet diversi kompetizzjonijiet lokali and giet mistiedna mill-EPTA (Londra) biex tirraprezenta lil Malta f’kuncert li kien sar fil Guildhall School of Music f’Londra u fil-Festival Winners Concert fil-Konferenza tal-EPTA fl-Akkademja Liszt ta’ Budapest.

Matul l-istudji taghha ghal B.A., hadet sehem f’diversi workshops , fosthom wiehed ta’ gimghatejn mal-kompozitur maghruf Steve Reich. Hija qed tistudja ma’ Daan Wandevalle ghal grad ta’ wara l-M.A., fil-muzika kontemporanja. Dan wara li kisbet M.A. “first class” u bl-unuri mil-Konservatorju Rjali ta’ Ghent, fil-Belgju. Iggradwat B.A. fl-2008 mil-Konservatorju Rjali f’ The Hague, l-Olanda fejn studjat ma’ Marcel Baudet

Fil-Belgju, Gabi hija membru fundatur tal- 5° Ensemble flimkien ma’ Daniel Pastene (klarinett) u Kristof Lauwers (elettronika). Fl-2009 kienet l-ewwel li kisbet borza ta’ studjuGiorgio Federico Ghedini u bhalissa hija ghandha borza ta’ studju ohra moghtija mill-Malta Arts Council. Dehret f’diversi kuncerti lokali u barra minn Malta. F’Marzu ta-2011 daqqet il-pjanu fil-Palazz Presidenzjali fuq stedina tal-President ta’ Malta.

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