Operatic arias and Christmas carols will be the highlight of the concert to be held at St. Augustine Priory in Valletta. Barocco Foundation is proud to present Soprano Dorothy Bezzina and Tenor Alan Sciberras in its Opera at Christmas Time on Friday 20th December 2019 at 8:00pm.
This magical event will enthral all opera lovers as the programme includes some of the world’s most loved operatic arias and Italian melodious songs by Giacomo Puccini, Strauss and De Curtis. The fabulous repertoire includes splendid excerpts from Puccini’s La Boheme and Tosca as well as songs by Strauss and the nostalgic songs by Eduardo di Capua, namely ‘Non ti Scordar di Me’ and ‘O Sole Mio’.
The Christmas magic sets in with various seasonal classics. These include ‘White Christmas’, ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Angels We Have Heard on High’ and ‘Adeste Fideles’. Pianist Ramona Zammit Formosa will accompany the singers while entertaining the audience to exquisite interludes.
The concert will be held in the Priory’s Portrait Gallery, an impressive hall adorned with various beautiful portraits, showcasing the Augustinian’s interesting, rich past. Wine and light refreshments will be served after the concert.
Proceeds from the event will go to the restoration project of the Augustinian Monastery. Tickets may be obtained from the venue itself half an hour before the concert commences or by sending an email. For more details please call 7968 0952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.