Carols at St John’s

Carols at St John’s
20th December 2022 MPO Marketing

Carols at St John’s

DATE: 20/12/2022
TIME: 7:30 PM till 9:00 PM

presented by the Malta Youth Orchestra

Gillian Zammit Choir Director
The St. John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation Children’s Choir
Hugo Agius Muscat Organ
Philip Walsh Conductor 



Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 
Emanuele Galea Sinfonia Pastorale
Franz Xaver Gruber Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Traditional (arr. Aurelio Belli) Ninni la tibkix iżjed
Jean Sibelius Andante Festivo   
Saint Alphonsus Liguori Tu scendi dalle stelle
John Rutter Star Carol
John Rutter Angels’ Carol
César Franck Grand Chœur from Pièce posthume
George Frideric Handel Excerpts from Messiah 


The MYO joins forces with the MPO for a joyous concert ringing in the festive season under the baton of British conductor Philip Walsh, with the participation of St. John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation Children’s Choir.

The exhilarating programme includes a selection of traditional carols and Christmas works by Britten, Rutter and Emanuele Galea. Hugo Agius Muscat features as soloist in Franck’s Grand Chœur from Pièce posthumes for organ. The evening comes to a grand close with excerpts from Handel’s beloved masterwork Messiah.     


Stiletto and narrow heels are not allowed. Slippers can be purchased at the Entrance.


This concert is now fully booked. Nonetheless, you can join our waiting list by emailing 

LOCATION: St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta