The La Stella Philharmonic Society of Victoria, has today announced the appointment of Dr John Galea as its Musical Director following the demise of Prof. Joseph Vella who led the Band since 1979. Dr Galea will be the 20th musical director of La Stella Band after having served for a number of years as Assistant Musical Director of the same Band and Musical Director of the Astra Theatre.
Two sell-out performances of Leslie Bricusse’s musical “Scrooge!” on 3rd and 4th November 2018 at the Oratory Don Bosco unofficially opened this year’s Christmas season with a bang! After the success of last year’s “Fiddler on the Roof” much was being expected from this year’s production and the audiences were not disappointed indeed.(more…)
Inspired by the world-famous concerts organised by the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein,the Malta Philharmonic under the direction of conductor Dr John Galea heralded the arrival of 2018 in style with another edition of the President’s New Year’s Concert on 7 January 2018.(more…)
The Italian version of the Oratorio Il Cuore di Cristo was premiered by the Chorus Urbanus accompanied by the National Orchestra of Malta at the Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary on Saturday 14th October 2006. This concert was part of the celebrations marking the unveiling of the monument dedicated to the late Pope John Paul II. The venue of the concert was changed to Ta’ Pinu due to bad weather.(more…)