Contemporary Colours

New Music by Maltese Composers

Euchar Gravina

Mariella Cassar-Cordina

Christopher Muscat

Véronique Vella

Alexander Vella Gregory

Albert Garzia


Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

Sergey Smbatyan conductor


Conductor Sergey Smbatyan leads the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra on their new album CONTEMPORARY COLOURS. Featuring music exclusively by Maltese composers, the album combines full orchestration with pre-recorded elements, traditional instruments, and contemporary sounds to bring the pieces to life.


The project aims to highlight Maltese music, bringing together the sounds of Euchar Gravina, Mariella Cassar-Cordina, Christopher Muscat, Veronique Vella, Alexander Vella Gregory, and Albert Garzia, all active innovators in their field. Enjoy this selection of new contemporary classics as performed by Malta’s leading musical ensemble.


The project is supported by Festivals Malta.



Release Date: November 20, 2020

Catalog #: NV6322

Format: Physical & Digital





Navona Records offers listeners a fresh taste of today's leading innovators in orchestral, chamber, instrumental, and experimental music as well as prime pieces of classic repertoire. Our music is meticulously performed by the finest musicians and handpicked to ensure the most rewarding listening experience.

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