Joseph Calleja

Tenor

Biography

Blessed with a golden-age voice that routinely inspires comparisons to “legendary singers from earlier eras: Jussi Björling, Beniamino Gigli, even Enrico Caruso” (Associated Press), Maltese-born Joseph Calleja has quickly become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after tenors today. His expansive discography and frequent appearances on the world’s leading opera and concert stages prompted NPR to hail him as “arguably today’s finest lyric tenor,” and led to his being voted Gramophone magazine’s 2012 Artist of the Year. A Grammy-nominated recording artist for Decca Classics, he has released five solo albums for the label.

Contact

Jonathan Letts
Associate Director

+49 30 52007 1766

News

Joseph Calleja: Winter Festival in Ljubljana

On 3rd February 2022 tenor Joseph Calleja performs at the 5th Winter Festival alongside the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Italian conductor Gianluca Marcianò. The program includes works by Giuseppe Verdi, Jules Massenet, Giacomo Puccini, Pietro Mascagni and Francesco Cilea.
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Joseph Calleja: „Tosca“ at the Metropolitan Opera New York

Tenor Joseph Calleja performs his signature role of Cavaradossi at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The performances will take place on: January 14, 17, 21, 26, 29 2022.
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Joseph Calleja: Concert at Gdansk Festival

On October 15, 2021 tenor Joseph Calleja sings a concert as part of the Gdańsk Festival.
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Videos

Joseph Calleja - "E lucevan le stelle" from Tosca - Puccini (official video)