Schola Cantorum Jubilate was invited by Hon. Dr. Tonio Fenech, Minster of Foreign Affairs to perform in a private concert in remembrance of the earthquake victims in Abruzzo. The earthquake claimed the lives of almost 300 people few weeks ago. During the concert, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tonio Borg presented a donation to the Italian Ambassador to Malta Paolo Andrea Trabalza. The guests invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for this event included: Presidents Emeritus, Ambassadors, Italian organizations in Malta, Members of the Diplomatic Corp and other distinctive personalities. The concert started at 8.30pm at the Ministry's courtyard of the historical Palazzo Parisio in Valletta. 

The choir performed classical local and foreign masterpieces. The concert started with ‘Didone Abbandonata' in D minor by Tartini. This sonata was performed Sarah Spiteri on the violin and Alex Vella Gregory on the continuo. The instrumental part continued by Saxophonist and member of the Schola Cantorum, Philip Attard accompanied by Alex Vella Gregory on the piano. The pieces performed were: ‘Piece En Forme De Habanera' by Ravel, ‘L'Age D'Or' by Ilbert and ‘Aria' by Bozza. Then it was time for the choral pieces. Schola Cantorum Jubilate started its performance by three pieces a cappella which were: ‘O Bone Jesu' by Palestrina, ‘Jesu Dulcis Memoria' by Portelli and ‘Pacem in Maribus' by Camilleri. The other pieces were accompanied by Vella Gregory on the piano. These were: ‘Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring' by Bach, ‘Ave Verum' by Mozart, ‘Panis Angelicus' by Franck with Marouska Attard interpreting the solo introduction and finally ‘Make me a Channel of your Peace' with an arrangement of Mark Hayes. When natural disasters strike a nation, one tends naturally to turn to God for His intercession! The comperes of the soiree were Ms. Doris Zammit, Officer at the Ministry for Maltese Communities Abroad and Mr. John Bundy, a local broadcaster.

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