Maltese tenor ‘nails it’ at ‘magical’ Floriana concert

He’s known around the world as the Maltese tenor.

And Joseph Calleja certainly didn’t disappoint Malta on Saturday night as he performed in front of a massive home crowd in Floriana.

He was joined on stage by Italian legend Andrea Bocelli, Welsh opera star Sir Bryn Terfel, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Eurovision singer Destiny and the BOV Joseph Calleja Children’s Choir.

This year’s concert was extra special for the Maltese tenor, 39, as he marked 20 years since making his musical debut.

Fans took to Facebook to praise his performance at The Granaries, with many telling him he ‘nailed it’.

Josette Nichols posted: ‘Fantastic concert Joseph. I came all the way from Australia to see you. I have to say I was not disappointed.’

Petro Claassen wrote: ‘Thank you for a wonderful experience last night. It was the best of the best.’

Josephine Borg said: ‘A great concert. You took me to heaven and back.’

Helen Burrows commented: ‘Last night was magnificent. The solo and duet performances were all sublime, a magical evening to remember for years to come.’

Mario Mallia added: ‘I’ve waited a very long time to watch you perform and made it perfect alongside Andrea Bocelli both were amazing. I’ll never forget the experience as it was electric and emotional for me.’

Thomas Curmi posted: ‘Thank you Joseph for last night’s amazing concert. You nailed your 20th anniversary concert. ‘A super well done to all involved and your guests, especially Andrea Bocelli.’

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