Tenor Cliff Zammit Stevens is a shooting star in the opera world. As a recent Masters in Performance graduate of the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London who was supported by the Malta Arts Scholarship Scheme and Janatha Stubbs, he has been described as a “revelation” (Daily Express), and an “exceptional promise” (Opera magazine).
Credits for opera include: Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” (Tebaldo), Verdi’s “Nabucco” (Ismaele), Donizetti’s “L’Elisir D’Amore” (Nemorino), “Rita” (Peppe), “Otello” (Cassio), “Pagliacci” (Beppe), Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” (Ruiz), Bellini’s “Norma” (Flavio) and Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” (Monostatos).
Cliff Zammit Stevens has been a finalist in the Lies Askonas Competition and also made it into the final rounds of the Francesco Vinas and Belvedere International singing competitions. Furthermore, he performed at the Office of the Prime Minister (Castille), the Royal Albert Hall in London and had the honour of performing in a master class for Robert Sutherland (Maria Callas’ former accompanist).
Most recently, Cliff has been supported by the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation, participated in the Glyndebourne Festival Tour 2016, performed Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah at St. Martin-in-the-Fields as well as being invited to perform alongside Joseph Calleja and superstar Anastacia during Calleja’s Annual Summer Concert at Luxol, Malta.