Joseph Calleja

Tenor. Born 22 January 1978
Joseph Calleja
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1978-01-22
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Joseph Calleja

Joseph Calleja Biography (Wikipedia)

Joseph Calleja, (born 22 January 1978 in Attard), is a Maltese tenor. He began singing at the age of 16, having been discovered by tenor Brian Cefai and continued his studies with Paul Asciak. At 19, he made his operatic debut as Macduff in Verdi's Macbeth at the Astra Theatre in Gozo and went on to become a prize winner at the Belvedere Hans Gabor Competition the same year. In 1998, he won the Caruso Competition in Milan and was a prize winner in Plácido Domingo's Operalia International Opera Competition in 1999.

On 2 November 2012, the University of Malta presented Calleja with a Doctor of Literature Honoris Causa in acknowledgment of his achievements as an internationally renowned tenor.

On 8 October 2015, Calleja was elected to the Board of Directors of the European Academy of Music Theatre.

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Giacomo Puccini
E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
Louiguy
La vie en rose
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La vie en rose
Gaetano Donizetti
Fra poco a me ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
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Fra poco a me ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Giacomo Puccini
Tosca - Recondita armonia
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Tosca - Recondita armonia
Giacomo Puccini
E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
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E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
Giacomo Puccini
Che gelida manina (La bohème)
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Che gelida manina (La bohème)

Che gelida manina (La bohème)

Orchestra
Suisse Romande Orchestra
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Gaetano Donizetti
Quanto è bella, quanto è cara (L'elisir d'amore)
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Quanto è bella, quanto è cara (L'elisir d'amore)
Giacomo Puccini
La Boheme Act III
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La Boheme Act III
Gaetano Donizetti
L'elisir d'amore: "Una furtiva lagrima"
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L'elisir d'amore: "Una furtiva lagrima"
Vincenzo Bellini
Norma Act II
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Norma Act II
Joseph Calleja
Recondita Armonia (Tosca)
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Recondita Armonia (Tosca)
Arrigo Boito
Mefistofele - Prologue, Acts I & II
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Mefistofele - Prologue, Acts I & II

Mefistofele - Prologue, Acts I & II

Singer
René Pape
Joseph Calleja
Kristine Opolais
Heike Grotzinger
Andrea Borghini
Karine Babajanyan
Rachael Wilson
Joshua Owen Mills
Orchestra
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi
Forse la soglia attinse (Un ballo in maschera)
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Forse la soglia attinse (Un ballo in maschera)
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts: Act 3; La Donna e mobile [Duke's song]
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Rigoletto - opera in 3 acts: Act 3; La Donna e mobile [Duke's song]
Giuseppe Verdi
Simon Boccanegra - opera in a prologue and 3 acts: Act 2: O inferno!...Sento
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Simon Boccanegra - opera in a prologue and 3 acts: Act 2: O inferno!...Sento
Giuseppe Verdi
Les Vepres siciliennes - opera in 5 acts: Act 4: A toi qui j'ai cherie (aria)
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Les Vepres siciliennes - opera in 5 acts: Act 4: A toi qui j'ai cherie (aria)
Giuseppe Verdi
Attila - dramma lirico in a prologue and 3 acts: Act 3: Oh dolore! ed io vivia
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Attila - dramma lirico in a prologue and 3 acts: Act 3: Oh dolore! ed io vivia
Giuseppe Verdi
Un Ballo in maschera - melodramma in 3 acts
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Un Ballo in maschera - melodramma in 3 acts
Gaetano Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor - opera seria in 3 acts
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Lucia di Lammermoor - opera seria in 3 acts
Eduardo di Capua
O sole mio
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O sole mio
Gaetano Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento?
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Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento?
Nicola Benedetti
La Mattinata - song
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La Mattinata - song
Steven Mercurio BBC Concert Orchestra., Nicholas Brodzsky & Joseph Calleja
be my love
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be my love

be my love

Performer
Steven Mercurio BBC Concert Orchestra., Nicholas Brodzsky & Joseph Calleja
R S Louiguy, Steven Mercurio, Joseph Calleja & BBC Concert Orchestra
La vie en rose
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La vie en rose

La vie en rose

Performer
R S Louiguy, Steven Mercurio, Joseph Calleja & BBC Concert Orchestra
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Suisse Romande Orchestra, Charles-François Gounod, Marco Armiliato & Joseph Calleja
Faust
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Faust

Faust

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Suisse Romande Orchestra, Charles-François Gounod, Marco Armiliato & Joseph Calleja
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C. Velazquez
Besame mucho (feat. Steven Mercurio, BBC Concert Orchestra & Joseph Calleja)
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Besame mucho (feat. Steven Mercurio, BBC Concert Orchestra & Joseph Calleja)
Xian Zhang, Joseph Calleja, Giuseppe Verdi & Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'
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Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'

Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'

Performer
Xian Zhang, Joseph Calleja, Giuseppe Verdi & Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto - "La donna e mobile"
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Rigoletto - "La donna e mobile"
Giacomo Puccini
Nessun Dorma' (Turandot, Act III) 
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Nessun Dorma' (Turandot, Act III) 
Georges Bizet
Au Fond Du Temple SAin't' ( Les Pêcheurs De ...) 
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Au Fond Du Temple SAin't' ( Les Pêcheurs De ...) 
Gaetano Donizetti
Caro Elisir' (L'elisir D'amore, Act Ii) 
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Caro Elisir' (L'elisir D'amore, Act Ii) 
Joseph Calleja
Che Gelida Manina
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Che Gelida Manina
Joseph Calleja
Quanto E Bella (How Lovely She Is)
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Quanto E Bella (How Lovely She Is)
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Past BBC Events

BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Puccini's Tosca
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Grange Park Opera
2017-06-08T23:29:13
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Jun
2017
BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Puccini's Tosca

BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Puccini's Tosca

18:00
Grange Park Opera
Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2013
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London
Glasgow
Caerphilly
Belfast
Royal Albert Hall
2013-09-07T23:29:13
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7
Sep
2013
Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2013

Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2013

17:10
London
Proms 2013: Prom 72: Verdi & Tchaikovsky
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Royal Albert Hall
2013-09-05T23:29:13
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5
Sep
2013
Proms 2013: Prom 72: Verdi & Tchaikovsky

Proms 2013: Prom 72: Verdi & Tchaikovsky

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2012: Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms 2012
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-09-08T23:29:13
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8
Sep
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms 2012

Proms 2012: Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms 2012

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2011: Prom 13: Verdi – Requiem
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Royal Albert Hall
2011-07-24T23:29:13
24
Jul
2011

Proms 2011: Prom 13: Verdi – Requiem

19:00
Royal Albert Hall

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