RAY SCIBERRAS Conductor/Composer
JOAN MANGION Soprano
CHARLES VINCENTI Tenor
ALBERT BUTTIGIEG Bass
DOROTHY BEZZINA Singer
The Cantata was commissioned by the gazette Il-Furjana to mark the 4th centenary (1610-2010) of Bishop Gargallo’s declaring St. Publius as patron saints and protectors of Malta. It also marked the 200 years (1811-2011) since the Maltese sculptor Vincenzo Dimech carved the statue of St. Publius in wood.
This work was Premiered on the 29th. of January 2010 at St. John’s Co-Cathedral.