News and Events


October 2020


October 20th, 2020|

Ms Cynthia de Giorgio, CEO and Curator at St John's Co-Cathedral discusses in depth the life of the chiaroscuro master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The mastermind behind the Altar Piece, The Beheading of St John the Baptist found in the Oratory of St John's Co-Cathedral. This lecture was brought to you [...]

Cappella Sanctae Catharinae | ‘Tu Es Petrus’ – St John’s Co-Cathedral

October 16th, 2020|

Performance of a Latin hymn 'Tu Es Petrus'. The performers are Cappella Sanctae Catharinae (, in the atmospheric setting of the Oratory of St John's Co-Cathedral, This musical performance was brought to you by The St John's Co-Cathedral Foundation. Photo/Video: © The St John's Co-Cathedral Foundation 2020

The President of the St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation hosts the Archbishop and National Heritage Minister for an Update about the Co-Cathedral’s Projects

October 14th, 2020|

On Friday 9 October 2020, Mgr. Prof. Emmanuel Agius, President of the St John’s  Co-Cathedral Foundation, hosted a ‘Stakeholders’ Meeting’ with His Grace Mgr Charles Jude Scicluna, Archbishop of Malta, and Hon. José Herrera, Minister for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government, in the new ‘Caravaggio Wing’, at St John’s Co-Cathedral, [...]

Audition Call for New Children’s Choir to Represent The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation

October 9th, 2020|

St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation is pleased to announce the formation of a children’s choir to represent the Foundation both locally and abroad. The choir will be trained by leading soprano Gillian Zammit and sessions will include classes in vocal technique, choral singing, history of music, theory and sight-singing which will aim to give [...]

New Collective Agreement Signed Between The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation and UHM Voice of The Workers

October 6th, 2020|

On Monday 5 October, a new collective agreement has been signed between The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation and UĦM Voice of the Workers, after approval by the employees. This agreement, starting from January 2020, covers four years and was signed by Mgr Prof. Emmanuel Agius, President of The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation, by [...]

September 2020

Vacancy: Research Assistant within the Curatorial Department | The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation

September 28th, 2020|

The Curatorial Department at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta is seeking a placement within its department for research assistantance. The successful candidate will contribute towards compiling and analysing historical art subject-related material, to produce content for publications and various media platforms. The duration is for a definite period. Interested persons are to send [...]

Watch: L-Innu Malti – Maltese National Anthem at St John’s Co-Cathedral Valletta

September 22nd, 2020|

On the occasion of Malta’s Independence Day, on Monday 21 September 2020, choir 'Cappella Sanctae Catharinae' has recorded Malta’s national anthem. Lyrics: Lil din l-art ħelwa, l-Omm li tatna isimha, Ħares, Mulej, kif dejjem Int ħarist: Ftakar li lilha bil-oħla dawl libbist. Agħti, kbir Alla, id-dehen lil min jaħkimha, Rodd il-ħniena lis-sid, saħħa [...]

Wayne Marshall | St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

September 9th, 2020|

Renowned UK conductor, pianist, and organist Wayne Marshall will perform an organ recital at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta. This online event will be broadcast on Tuesday 8 September at 12.00 hrs on the Co-Cathedral’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. A renowned interpreter of Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington and other 20th-century American composers, Marshall became [...]

August 2020

Caravaggio Today: Amber Riya | St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

August 31st, 2020|

Be swept away by a meditative interpretation of Caravaggio’s biggest masterpiece, the Martyrdom of John the Baptist, in the Oratory at St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta. Merging her own musical notes with the mysticism of Caravaggio, Amber Riya's harmonic chants, calls for listeners to stop and connect with the painting in a meditative manner which [...]

Expression of Interest | Proposals for the Acquisition of an Antique Neapolitan Crib for St John’s Co-Cathedral (STJCF007/20)

August 30th, 2020|

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF AN ANTIQUE NEAPOLITAN CRIB FOR ST JOHN’S CO-CATHEDRAL Please click here to download the Expression of Interest. For more details call 21220536 or email: [email protected] Published on Sunday 30 August 2020 Closing date for submissions: Friday 18 September 2020 at 12:00 hrs Clarifications Submit [...]