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String quartets and church crypts

The end of October and the beginning of November have always been considered a darker time than most: Catholicism marks All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day; while the social calendar gets ready to feast for Halloween '" traditionally believed to be the night when the veil between the living and dead is at its thinnest.
Now, the supernatural may not play a part in the Regional Concert Series' upcoming recital, String Quartets, but many of the elements that characterise this time will be brought together in this one-off recital taking place within the largest crypt in Malta's diocese, that of the "ejtun's parish church.
"Having an atmospheric venue always adds to the effect of the performance; it actually makes it easier to perform," says Akos, who is a cellist with Zene Quartet, a collective of musicians from the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, which also include Klara Nazaj and Agnieszka Kuzma on the violin (alternating as first and second violins), and Ayako Omoto on the viola.
The ambitious programme for the evening features four string quartets that will help to crystalise the mood of the venue. These are: String Quartet Num 3 '"Mishima' by Philip Glass; John's Book of Alleged...

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