8 December

New Operetta commissioned by Teatru Malta

Teatru Malta, Malta’s brand newly founded National Theatre Company, has commissioned composer Alexander Vella Gregory with writing an operetta called Il-Madonna Tiegħi Aħjar Minn Tiegħek (lit. My Madonna is Better than Yours) to a libretto by Trevor Zahra. This was announced by artistic director Sean Buhagiar during the inauguration of Teatru Malta’s new offices at Teatru Pandora […]

14 March

New Recording by the Argotti Ensemble

Vella Gregory’s work Sonata Sopra Agnus Dei for Horn Quartet, has been recorded by the Argotti Ensemble and released on the album Fantasia. This work was commissioned by the Argotti Ensemble specifically for this project. The work was inspired by Francesco Zahra’s painting of ‘Our Lady of the Holy Rosary’ found in the Parish Church of the […]

27 April

Works by Vella Gregory at the International Spring Orchestra Festival

Soprano Gillian Zammit will be performing Vella Gregory’s Post-Mortem and L-Għorfa from the song cycle Verità together with harpist Britt Arend as part of this year’s International Spring Orchestra Festival. The duo have also recorded these songs in the album Aprile, which also features mezzo soprano Clare Ghigo. The recital also features works by Berlioz, Debussy, and others. Date: Saturday […]

24 June

World Premiere of ‘Bejrut’ at the Sofia Music Week in Bulgaria

The song ‘Bejrut’, a setting of a poem by John Aquilina by Maltese composer Alex Vella Gregory, will be premiered by Bulgarian soprano Andriana Yordanova. The concert will be held on the 24th June 2019 in the Chamber Hall of the Bulgaria Concert Hall in Sofia. Andriana Yordanova is a Bulgarian soprano based in Malta […]