Claudia Boyle, Soprano RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Proinnsías Ó Duinn, Conductor
Bellini Norma - Overture Orchestra
Verdi Rigoletto – ‘Questa o quella’ (Joseph Calleja)
Verdi Macbeth – ‘Ah la paterna mano’ (Joseph Calleja)
Donizetti Linda di Chamounix – ‘O Luce di quest anima’ (Claudia Boyle)
Puccini Preludio Sinfonico (Orchestra)
Puccini Tosca – ‘E lucevan le stelle’ (Joseph Calleja)
Puccini La Bohème – ‘O soave fanciulla’ (J. Calleja/C. Boyle)
Bellini I puritani – ‘Qui la Voce?’ (Claudia Boyle)
Massenet Werther – ‘Pourquoi me réveiller’ (Joseph Calleja)
Adam O holy night (Joseph Calleja)
Traditional Adeste Fideles (Joseph Calleja)
Traditional The Wexford Carol (Claudia Boyle)
Franck Panis Angelicus (J. Calleja/C. Boyle)
Mozart Sleigh Ride (Orchestra)
Traditional Tu scendi dalle stelle (Joseph Calleja)
Gounod Ave Maria (Claudia Boyle)
Berlin White Christmas (Joseph Calleja)
Gruber Silent Night (J. Calleja/C. Boyle)
Blessed with a golden-age voice that routinely inspires comparisons to legendary singers from earlier eras, Maltese-born Joseph Calleja is one of the most acclaimed and sought-after tenors today. His expansive discography and frequent appearances on the world’s leading opera and concert stages prompted National Public Radio to hail him as “arguably today’s finest lyric tenor,” and led to his being voted Gramophone Magazine’s 2012 Artist of the Year.
The celebrated tenor makes a welcome return to the National Concert Hall to perform a programme of arias from the operas he has performed to acclaim at the great opera houses of the world, including Verdi’s Rigoletto and Macbeth; Puccini’s Tosca and La Bohème and Massenet’s Werther. Joined by leading Irish soprano Claudia Boyle and accompanied by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn, with a Christmas song or two as well, this opera gala will make the perfect start to the festive season.
Presented by NCH
Please note that some listings are added by third parties. The Journal of Music does not take responsibility for the content or accuracy of listings published by third parties on this site. The Journal of Music reserves the right to edit or delete listings. Click here to add a listing, login or register.