Enchanting Arias and Songs

Enchanting Arias and Songs

Brighten up your week by attending the weekly lunchtime concerts in the charming and peaceful Oratory of St Francis in Valletta. The weekly concerts present different musicians and artists who perform a variety of distinctive, stimulating and enchanting classical music.

On Tuesday the 6th of December, the hugely-talented soprano Andriana Yordanova and her friends will be presenting an exciting programme of operatic arias. Andriana Yordanova, Christine Dalli (mezzosoprano) and Alan Sciberras (tenor) will be singing a variety of world-famous arias and songs from different operas.

The programme will include Giuseppe Verdis works such as Ingemisco from Requiem; .-Pace, pace mio Dio the Aria of Leonora from La Forza del Destino and the much adored Brindisi from Traviata.  The packed programme includes Cilea F.-Eccorespiro appena, the aria of Adriana from Adriana Lecouvreur  and Saint-Sas "Mon cur s'ouvre ta voix" which is the aria of Delilah from Samson and Delilah.

The programme continues with Offenbach J.  La Barcarole which is a duet from Hoffmans Tales and Gounods Salut! Demeure chaste et pure, the aria of Faust from Faust.

The concert also includes some all-time favourites: Puccinis O,mio babbino caro Laurettas aria  from   Gianni Schicchi,  Lehars Vilja Lied which is Hanna Glavarys aria from The Merry Widow and Delibes Les Filles de Cadix.

The events are fund raising events for the Franciscan Church, for its restoration project. Tickets for the lunchtime concerts, costing 8 euro, can be obtained from the venue itself half an hour before the concert begins. For more details phone 7968 0952 or email:




Cilea F.-Eccorespiro appena - aria of Adriana from Adriana Lecouvreur

Saint-Sas C. -"Mon cur s'ouvre ta voix"-aria of Delilah from Samson and Delilah

Verdi G. Ingemisco from Requiem

Offenbach J. La Barcarole duet from Hoffmans tales

Gounod Ch.-Salut! Demeure chaste et pure-aria of Faust from Faust

Verdi G.-Pace, pace mio Dio Aria of Leonora from La Forza del destino

Rachmaninov S.-In the silence of the secret night

Puccini G.-O,mio babbino caro aria of Lauretta from Gianni Schicchi

Lehar F.-Vilja Lied - aria of Hanna Glavary from The Merry Widow

Delibes L.-Les filles de Cadix

Verdi G. - Brindisi from Traviata


Andriana Yordanova soprano

Christine Dalli mezzosoprano

Alan Sciberras - tenor