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The Oratory of St Francis

Triq Ir Republikka, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7968 0952
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Humble high street facade

So you could have missed it, but lovely inside. Quiet and calm. Worth a quick stop and some moments... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Lovely lunch time concerts

On Tuesdays there are concerts at the Oratory of St Francis on the main street in Valetta. This is... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
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“soprano” (5 reviews)
Triq Ir Republikka, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7968 0952
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So you could have missed it, but lovely inside. Quiet and calm. Worth a quick stop and some moments of reflection. Interesting history

Thank VT01273
Reviewed 17 March 2017

On Tuesdays there are concerts at the Oratory of St Francis on the main street in Valetta. This is an intimate venue for lovely music. We enjoyed a performance by the soprano Marita Bezzina and pianist Ramona Zammit Formosa. It was only 8 euro, with...More

Thank Worksop
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In any other city this place would stand out, but in Valetta it is overshadowed a bit by the other churches. Undeservedly so as it is well worth a visit for its quiet beauty. We visited partly for a lunchtime recital (which was terrific) and...More

Thank AirlieJock
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We attended a lunchtime piano recital which was given by Romona Zammit Formosa who played a beautiful selection of music. The recitals usually last about 50 minute and are fund raising events in aid of St. Francis Church.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wonderful musical concerts on Tuesdays. These concerts where very good - may be only on over Christmas/ New Year but demonstrates how well music in Malta is taught.

Thank Christine Betty M
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We wandered into the Oratory just for a look-see and it was astounding. The marblework memorials on the floor are worth the visit alone. No charge, but don;t forget it's a church, so please treat with dignity!

Thank Nimrif
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The church is very beautiful with a lot of wonderful artwork. There are concerts in the same complex. They charge a small fee and one was just going to begin when we visited. Worth a look while in Malta.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We were thrilled to be able to enjoy such a high quality program performed by Silvio and Ramona Zammit in historic surroundings. They performed works that he had arranged. The church has a lunchtime concert series as a fundraiser. There is just a small announcement...More

1  Thank Rhonda123itsme
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We arrived on a night flight so the wise thing to do was to rent a car drive to Valletta (parking is 3 EURO FOR THE WHOLE DAY JUST OUTSIDE THE CITY) and the exquisite music performance at the St Francis Oratory on the main...More

1  Thank sara v
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We spent a very happy hour last week in the Oratory of St Francis listening to an excellent piano recital. Various lunchtime concerts are held at the Oratory and if they are all as good as this one, then they are definitely well worth attending.

Thank Sally S
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