The King George V Band of Mqabba is holding its annual vocal and instrumental concert today in Mqabba square.

Under the direction of band master David Agius, the band will perform various genres of music, from waltz to opera, from Maltese music to modern music, including a tribute to the late Swedish deejay Avicii. Numbers include Verdi’s La Traviata, Puccini’s Nessun Dorma, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Mike Spiteri’s songs Fejn tħobb il-Qalb and Keep Me in Mind. 

The band will be accompanied by Mike Spiteri, soprano Roberta Malli and tenor Aldo Busuttil, the Paul Curmi Dancers and Santa Marija Mqabba Accordion Band.

The concert, which starts at 9pm and will be held under the patronage of Malta Arts Council chairman Albert Marshall – is free of charge. The Marija Assunta Artistic Hall, which recently went through intensive restoration, will also be inaugurated during the concert. More information is available at

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