"Throughout, in Tom Armitage, Kitiara [Braune] found a most sensitive and reassuring accompanist, steady and confident, never overbearing yet providing the necessary support the soloist needed. A true testimony to talent and commitment!" - www.viaf.org.mt/
C o n c e r t s
November 24th, 2016
A Strada Stretta Production, this street opera version of Bizet's legendary opera Carmen will take place in the street and throughout several rooms of 'Splendid'. The audience are invited to follow our four singers, mixed ensembles and a group of troubadours throughout this alternative theatre space as the boundaries of time and space are dismantled. Tom will be at the piano and also conducting for this one-off performance under the Artistic Direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci.
Carmen: Clare Ghigo; Don Jose: Charles Vincenti; Escamillo: Louis Cassar; Zuniga: Ken Scicluna.
Strada Stretta, Valletta, Malta
November 14, 2016
For Your Ears Only - Season Opener
The opening concert of the new season of For Your Ears Only - a concert series and platform for contemporary and experimental music on the Maltese islands. The programme includes Tom Armitage's Brew (a piece for solo trumpet and electric kettle played by Jess Rymer) and It’s a Risky World by Guy Harries and Luc Houtkamp (performed at the piano by Tom Armitage) as well as music for trumpet, saxophone, voice, piano and electronics.
Casey's Bar, Rue D'Argens, Gzira, Malta @8.30pm
November 12, 2016
Michael Finnissy plays Vitruvian Nocturne No.2 in Maastricht
Michael will be performing Tom's piano piece Vitruvian Nocturne No.2 in a cabaret performance during Festival Finnissy For All.
Grand Café Soiron, Maastricht, the Netherlands
October 22, 2016
Jonathan Powell plays Vitruvian Nocturne No.2
Leading contemporary pianist, Jonathan Powell will be performing Tom's piano piece Vitruvian Nocturne No.2 in a concert Celebrating Michael Finnissy. The piece will be performed alongside other pieces by Michael Finnissy and his students - past and present.
Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, 3 Pilgrims’ Place, NW3 1NG @7pm
October 8 & 9, 2016
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
Tom will be working as repetiteur at Teatru Manoel on the Teatru Manoel Youth Opera production of Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld with American director Brock Roberts and conductor Philip Walsh.
Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta @8pm
June 21, 2016
Fête de la Musique - Malte
The Strada Stretta Concept, under the auspices of the Valletta 2018 Foundation, and in collaboration with the French Embassy in Malta - Cultural Section, present, Fête de la Musique - Malte, under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci. Musicians will be entertaining the audience at various sections of Strada Stretta, with a variety of music from classical to jazz, folk, għana et....Featuring Tom Armitage, Inga Marcel, Emel Hasanoglu, Carlo Muscat Jazz Trio, Xarulu', Troubadours, Emilija, Yuri et.
THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE FRENCH EMBASSY
Strada Stretta, Valletta @8.30pm
May 24, 2016
For Your Ears Only
In the first of a series of platforms for composers and performers of experimental music, Tom will be performing his Hull Folk Songs for Piano and Luc Houtkamp's Little Fly alongside performances of other music by Luc Houtkamp, Jess Rymer, Jeff Boehm, Jan Boermann, John Cage and Edgard Varèse. Performers include Tom Armitage, Luc Houtkamp, Jess Rymer, Tricia Dawn Williams and Fiorella Camilleri.
Ġugar, Valletta, Malta @8pm
April 29, 2016
Performance at World Dance Day Malta
Tom will be at the piano with trumpeter Jess Rymer in an improvised performance to accompany World Dance Day.
St. Anne's Square, Sliema, Malta @8pm
April 9, 2016
International Spring Orchestral Festival
Tom will be accompanying soprano Danielle Ciantar and tenor Nicholas Montebello in the Rising Stars Concert Series of the International Spring Orchestral Festival. The programme to include songs and arias by composers such as Puccini, Faure, Schubert, Mozart, Bellini, Gershwin, Caldara and Copland.
St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta, Malta @12.30pm
March 16, 17, and 20, 2016
Orphée et Eurydice (Glück/Berlioz)
Tom will be working at Teatru Manoel on this production of Christoph Willibald Glück's Orphée et Eurydice (Berlioz' revision) with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta @8pm
February 27, 2016
Opera Scenes with Teatru Manoel Youth Opera
Tom will be working with Teatru Manoel Youth Opera for their upcoming opera scenes production. Scenes include music by Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Mozart and others with Tom at the piano.
Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta @6pm
February 14, 2016
Recital for the Malta Cultural Institute
Tom will be giving a recital for the Malta Cultural Institute with a programme including music by Christian Sinding, Puccini, Brahms, Grainger and the Maltese premiere of his piano pieces, Vitruvian Nocturne No. 2 and the Beggar Wench of Hull.
The Malta Cultural Institute, Imperial Hotel, Sliema @8pm
January 22, 2016
'Piano Concerto No 1: Outremer' with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will be workshopping Tom's piano concerto 'Outremer' with the composer at the piano and Maestro John Galea conducting.
Robert Sammut Hall, Floriana, @9am