Michel Angelo Muscat
Malta, Għajnsielem Għajnsielem Tenor
in current round
in current round
Born in Malta in 2000, Angelo began singing at an early age with the Chorus Urbanus, under the direction of Dr. John Galea. He later proceeded with his opera and classical studies under the guidance of Juliette Bisazza Zanni and subsequently Dr. Andriana Yordanova. Angelo made his debut performance back in 2012, performing as a soloist with Chorus Urbanus accompanied by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in a Christmas concert held in Qala Gozo and in St. Julian’s Malta. Each year, tenor Angelo Muscat engages himself in a series of concerts where he invites international and local artists to collaborate with him.
Angelo has been engaged in a number of musicals held at The Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria Gozo. These include the roles of Sasha and the Russian Tenor in Fiddler on the Roof in 2017, the role of Young Ebenezer in Scrooge the Musical in 2018, and the role of Cardinal Frustenberg in a musical on Pope Wojtyla’s life in 2019. An aspiring tenor, Muscat has also been invited to perform the role of Parpignol in the opera La Bohème by Puccini, at the Aurora Theatre in Gozo in 2019. September 2021 has seen Angelo performing as Marco in the first ever Film-Opera production in Malta, ‘Blat’. In December of the same year, Angelo was invited to sing in the oratorio Guzeppi ta' Nazaret in collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, and in the annual MPO Christmas Concert held at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mdina.
Muscat has participated in various international concerts beyond our shores, including the UK, Italy, Austria and Bulgaria. In 2020 Muscat was chosen among ten singers from all over the world to work and study with renowned singers such as Krum Galabov and Daniela Diakova in Sofia, Bulgaria. Shortly after, he was invited to sing at a recital at the Boris Christoff House Museum. In September 2021, Muscat was invited to perform in a concert with the Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Mro. Arkady Feldman at the Music Hall Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai.
Recently, Angelo has been receiving notable international success. In October 2021, he was the winner of the Audience Award in the Royal Sound Music Competition, winning also first place. In that same month, Angelo went on to win the Star Award for the Best vocal Performance of Russian Music and an overall second place in the Classical Singing Category in the Eighth International Performing Arts Competition - Stars of Albion. In September 2022, he won 3rd place in the Medici International Music Competition.
Regarded as being one of the promising upcoming tenors, Angelo Muscat is currently furthering his studies at MAVC Malta School of Music, attending music and performance classes and masterclasses led by diverse pedagogues and singers. He is currently studying at the Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Rome, after winning a scholarship in 2021.