Santa Cecilja Choir & Orchestra Christmas concert at St Francis Church
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On Sunday evening, the Santa Cecilja Foundation A.D 2013 (Gozo) presented the 3rd edition of its annual Christmas Concert with an oratorio, featuring the Santa Cecilja Choir and Orchestra, at St Francis Church, Victoria,
It covered the the infancy of Jesus Christ, starting from the Annunciation till baptism into the Jordan river by John the Baptist.
The concert was held under the patronage of the Minister for Gozo Dr. Anton Refalo.
It featured: Lyrics by Mario Borg with sopranos Frances Catherine Farrugia and Rosabelle Pavia, mezzo soprano Marthese Borg, treble Nathan Cini, tenors George Mercieca and Manwel Spiteri, baritones Louis Andrew Cassar and Mario Xerri. Together with the St. Cecilja Choir and Orchestra with leader James Zammi. The Musical director was Antoine Mercieca and comperes for the evening were Sandra Grech and Mark Laurence Zammit.