Orfeo & Majnun, an interdisciplinary project in two parts which connects the Middle Eastern legend of Layla and Majnun and the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, is looking for Music Instructors to teach groups of their own students one, two or all of the musical interpretations below, which will be featured in the Orfeo & Majnun large-scale Parcours/Parade around the streets of Valletta.
Music teachers/music schools are to choose one of the three songs below, to interpret as they wish, with a group of their students. The performance is taking place on the 27th October, and will also include a rehearsal on the 26th of October. Applicants must be available on both dates.
Music teachers/schools are to create their own version of one, two or all of the songs below:
- Chant de l’ardent désir – Music by Howard Moody – text by Howard Moody after Nizami
- L’amour est la flamme qui éclaire le monde – Music by Moneim Adwan – text by Martina Winkel & Fatena Alghorra
- Alone – Music by Dick van der Harst – text by Martina Winkel
Any sort of style or interpretation to the songs – be it traditional, rap, pop, rock – is welcome. Interpretations should be done in French, Arabic or English.
Send your musical interpretation along with details of your school/organisation to [email protected]. Deadline for submission: 30th June 2018.
Orfeo & Majnun is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.