A Beethoven Recital by Francis Camilleri


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)

Sonata no. 8 in C Minor op. 13 ‘Pathétique’

Sonata no. 12 in Ab Major op. 26

Sonata no. 23 in F Minor op. 57 ‘Appassionata’

Francis James Camilleri formally commenced his pianoforte studies with Lucia Micallef and continued under the tuition of Karen Briscoe, while also taking regular lessons with Prof Vanessa Latarche at the Royal College of Music, London. He graduated from the University of Malta in piano performance under the tuition of Michael Laus and participated in master classes led by John Lill, Mikhail Pethukov, and Young-Choon Park, amongst others. He also had coaching in harmony and counterpoint from Joseph Vella, Malta’s leading composer. Francis is a member of the Laudate Pueri Choir and one of the volunteers of VIAF.

Francis is equally passionate about Art and Literature, spending his free time reading and travelling.

On the morning of the recital, Maria Frendo will give a public lecture at Il-Hagar Museum, at 10.30am. The lecture is entitled ‘Beethoven: A Rebel with a Cause’.

For both events, reserving a seat is essential.

For the concert, please send an email to [email protected]

For the lecture, please send an email to [email protected]