TLUQ – Book launch of Poetry by John Aquilina with original art songs by A. Vella Gregory

Posted on Sep 21, 2019

TLUQ (Departure) is the title of the latest collection of poetry by Maltese poet John Aquilina. The publication will be launched on Saturday 21st September 2019 at the Mill Room in Birkirkara, under the care of the Gabriel Caruana Foundation. The book is being published by Edizzjoni Skarta and it is edited by Antoine Cassar.

During the book launch some of the poems will be recited by actor Jacob Piccinino, while mezzo soprano Clare Ghigo will be premiering three new art songs written by Alexander Vella Gregory on poems found in the book. These poems are Vistu (Mourning), Ma Ħallejt Xejn Warajk (You Left Nothing Behind You), and Meta Titgħallem Titlaq (When You Learn How to Leave). The composer himself will be accompanying Clare Ghigo at the piano.

Entrance to the event is free, and the book will be on sale for €10. For more info follow the Facebook Event by clicking here

Date: Saturday 21st September 2019

Time: 19:30

Tickets: Free event

 

Fil-Mitħna — Ċentru Arti, Kultura u Snajja’, Naxxar Road, Birkirkara, fil-21 ta’ Settembru 2019, fis-7.30 pm, se ssir it-tnedija ta’ “TLUQ”, ġabra ta’ poeżiji ġodda ta’ John Aquilina. Il-ktieb hu ppubblikat minn Edizzjoni Skarta, b’disinn oriġinali ta’ Marco Scerri.

Waqt is-serata, għadd ta’ poeżiji mill-ġabra se jinqraw mill-attur Jacob Piccinino u jitkantaw mill-mezzo-soprano Claire Ghigo, b’akkumpanjament ta’ mużika oriġinali ta’ Alex Vella Gregory. Se jkun hemm ukoll diskors kritiku mill-poeta Antoine Cassar li kien l-editur tal-ġabra.

L-avveniment hu bla ħlas u miftuħ għall-pubbliku. Il-ktieb se jinbiegħ għall-prezz ta’ €10.

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