Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja is to feature in an online At-Home Gala by the Metropolitan Opera which will feature more than 40 leading artists performing from their homes all around the world during a live stream.
Calleja will be participating from his home in Mellieha.
Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will host from their homes in New York City and Montreal, respectively. Nézet-Séguin will also participate in the gala as a pianist, and will be featured as conductor in pre-recorded performances by the Met Orchestra and Chorus, which will be created from individual takes from the homes of each of the musicians in the days leading up to the gala.
The event will take place Saturday 25th April at 7.00 pm CET, and will be available for free on the Met’s website. After the live showing, the gala will be made available for on demand viewing until 12.30 am CET on Monday.
The At-Home Gala is part of the Met’s ‘The Voice Must Be Heard’ fundraising campaign to support the company and protect its future. Donations may be made on the website.
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