MPO Christmas Concert

MPO Christmas Concert
21st December 2021 MPO Marketing

MPO Christmas Concert

DATE: 21/12/2021
TIME: 8:00 PM till 9:00 PM

presented in collaboration with Festivals Malta 


Program to include:

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Christmas Eve Suite – Polonaise
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Alleluia, from Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165 
Georges Bizet Farandole
Ennio Morricone Nella Fantasia
Gioacchino Rossini Gloria, Domine Deus from Petite Messe Solennelle
Felix Mendelssohn The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Giacomo Puccini O mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Scicchi
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves 


The MPO under the baton of Alan Chircop ushers in the yuletide spirit with a Christmas Concert featuring a heart-warming selection of festive music. The programme features orchestral favourites, including Bizet’s Farandole, Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides Overture and Vaughan Williams’ Greensleeves. 

Maltese singers, soprano Nadia Vella and tenor Angelo Muscat join forces with the MPO in a variety of classic arias and Christmas carols, including Puccini’s O Mio Babbino Caro, Gloria by Rossini, Nella Fantasia, Adeste Fideles and Oh Holy Night. 

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


Health Protocols:
in accordance to the Standards for safer organised controlled events taking place in an enclosed area.

  • Admittance shall be exclusively on presentation of a valid vaccination certificate.
  • Pregnant persons need to present a negative rapid test result done within 24 hours or a negative PCR within 72 hours from start of event. 
  • Attendees shall be subject to temperature checks at entrance.
  • Masks to be worn at all times.

LOCATION: Metropolitan Cathedral of St Paul, Mdina