Joseph Calleja, is a Maltese operatic tenor. He was born in 1978 and began singing at age 16.
Joseph Calleja has been praised as one of today's most exciting artists on the opera stages. Joseph Calleja is an exclusive Decca recording artist. Calleja's discs of opera arias received top critical and popular acclaim. Riccardo Chailly, a celebrated Italian conductor, proclaimed: “For some time I have not heard such a talent at this young age, with a sound harking back to a quality I thought we had long lost.” Joseph Calleja's Decca albums received Editor's Choice Award in Gramophone Magazine. The Observer portrayed Joseph Calleja as “a rare discovery, evoking memories from Caruso to Domingo with the suppleness of his tone and the expressive, highly individual lyricism he brings to even the most familiar material.”