Only one lyric tenor on the scene today has the honeyed tone and ingratiating style to make comparisons to Pavarotti and Gigli seems serious, and it is Calleja, the man from Malta, who... is now maturing into an artist of the first rank." - New Yorker
Gala Concert with Orchestra
- Symphony Hall , Birmingham Time: 7:30pm.
- May 25 2018
Malta’s superstar tenor Joseph Calleja makes his long awaited return to Symphony Hall, teaming up with the CBSO for an evening of glorious singing and favourite operatic melodies. The celebrated Maltese tenor, accompanied by the magnificent CBSO, will perform a popular selection of his favourite arias and songs by Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Mascagni, Cilea and Tosti.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is the resident orchestra of Symphony Hall.
Presented by Raymond Gubbay Ltd
“engaging personality, ringing tone and general excellence”
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Joseph Calleja: Tenor
Andrew Greenwood: Conductor
VerdiOverture Nabucco VerdiCeleste Aida Aida VerdiO figli, o figli miei – Ah, la paterna mano Macbeth VerdiBallet Music from Act III - Macbeth Verdi Oh! fede negar potessi – Quando le sere Luisa Miller VerdiAh sì, ben mio Il trovatore MassenetPourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printemps? Werther BizetLa fleur que tu m'avais jetée Carmen Cilea E la solita storia del pastore (Lamento di Federico) L'artesiana PucciniE lucevan le stelle Tosca Offenbach d'Hoffmannll était une fois à la cour d'Eisenach (The Legend of Kleinzach) Les Contes d'Hoffmann