MPO Christmas Concert

MPO Christmas Concert
22nd December 2011 cyber


Venue Zebbug Parish Church
Time 19:30hrs
Free Entrance

Following the success of last year’s Christmas concert in Floriana, and as part of the ongoing programme of community concerts, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Joseph Vella will be presenting the Christmas concert in the Zebbug Parish Church, which this year features the participation of The St Paul’s Choral Society (choir master – Hugo Agius Muscat) and soprano Charlene Aquilina.


  •  John F. Wade arr. David Willcocks  O Come All ye Faithful
  • Joseph Vella Tifkiriet – Milied 1958
  • John Rutter Christmas Lullaby
  • Frank Galea Ave Maria – Preghiera alla vergine
  • arr. David Willcocks Unto us is born a son
  • John Fox arr. P Lane Carol Fantasia
  • Traditional  O Gesu Helwa Tarbija (a cappella)
  • Traditional arr. Joseph Vella Ninni La tibkix izjed (a cappella)
  • Henry Gauntlett arr. David Willcocks Once in Royal David’s City
  • Frank Galea Unto us a son is born
  • John Rutter Star Carol
  • Adolphe Adam arr. Christopher Muscat  O Holy Night
  • Felix Mendelssohn arr. David Willcocks  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

The St. Paul’s Choral Society
choir master Hugo Agius Muscat

soprano Charlene Aquilina

conductor JOSEPH VELLA