Saturday 29 September, 2012  at 7pm, 8pm, 9pm & 10pm

Valletta (MALTA)


CROSSBREED ensemble is committed to contemporary expression with a music programme portraying an intriguing fusion of musical styles: from avant-garde compositions to hard-rock arrangements. CROSSBREED also collaborates with other artists within interdisciplinary projects combining music with video-art, installations, choreography, theatre and other multi-media.

The programme “Diversity” has been concieved by Maltese composer Ruben Zahra to portray an eclectic combination of works that reflect today’s pluri-linguistic backdrop. The music of György Ligeti, Iron Maiden, Iannis Xenakis, Looney Tunes, Henry Cowell … and others will clash in one programme to celebrate music diversity. The programme also includes a cycle of works by composer Ruben Zahra whose music investigates the underlying theme of this concert: the collision of musical genres.


Kevin Abela – trumpet
Tricia Dawn Williams – piano
Daniel Cauchi – percussion





Lux Aeterna by Clint Mansell, arr. Ruben Zahra
Ħarba by Ruben Zahra
Born to beAT wild by Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic
Rebonds B by Iannis Xenakis
Musica Ricercata by György Ligeti
Merry-go-round broke by Dave Franklin, arr. Ruben Zahra
Piccolo omaggio – 150 note by Alberto Colla
Fragments by Ruben Zahra
Three Irish Legends by Henry Cowell
Phantom of the Opera by Iron Maiden, arr. Ruben Zahra