ITALIAN OPERATIC SENSATION IL VOLO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE THREE TENORS
IL VOLO WITH PLACIDO DOMINGO
Worldwide Release – September 30th 2016
It was 26 years ago that José Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti sang together in Rome, in the concert UNA NOTTE MAGICA, filling one of the most enchanting temples of opera, the Teatro delle Terme di Caracalla. The result was the birth of the most internationally recognised names in music, THE THREE TENORS.
Now, 26 years after that iconic concert, a night that defined a whole genre in music, award winning opera trio, IL VOLO paid homage to THE THREE TENORS, with a special one off concert in front of a capacity crowd of 6,000 people in the magical setting of Florence’s Piazza Sante Croce, early this summer in July.
Captured for special edition CD, 2CD/DVD and digital only versions, NOTTE MAGICA – A TRIBUTE TO THE THREE TENORS, will be released worldwide on September 30th, in the UK on Right Track Records and distributed by Universal Music.
The brainchild of long time Il Volo manager Michele Torpedine, the once in a lifetime event saw the trio team up with legendary tenor, and one of the architects of the genre, Maestro Placido Domingo to stir not only the memories of those who experienced the true force of THE THREE TENORS the first time, but also allow IL VOLO’s fans to discover the ongoing significance, made even more poignant with the full support of Nicoletta Mantovani and the Fondazione Luciano Pavarotti.
Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble performed a programme that went from popular Neapolitan, Italian and international music, to blending in complete harmony with songs from famous musicals and renowned classical opera arias.
As well as conducting the great Teatro Massimo orchestra of Palermo in eight pieces during the evening, Maestro Domingo also sang Non Ti Scordar Di Me with Il Volo.
“A tribute to such artists and to such an event could be considered presumptuous, but in fact it is not, as we have not the slightest thought of comparing ourselves to our idols who will be forever our artistic inspirations,” say Il Volo.
“I am very happy to be with Piero, Ignazio and Gianluca conducting them on this magical night under the stars in such a beautiful city, Florence! I really love these guys. They are performing such great repertoire around the world – the same music I’m singing at my own concerts,” says Plácido Domingo.
2016 has been a vintage year for Il Volo; having released new studio album Grande Amore, the trio have just completed a lengthy 50 date world tour including a sold out show at London’s Palladium. Having performed to over a million people and released two multi-platinum albums, Il Volo continue to be one of the best-selling recording Italian recording artists.
The group will start their next world tour in March 2017 in North America.
Special Edition CD – 1 x CD (22 tracks) in digipack with 24-page booklet
2 x CD and DVD – in case bound book with 24-page booklet
Digital Version – 25 tracks (including 3 bonus tracks not included on CD version)
1. Turandot – Nessun Dorma
4. L’Elisir D’Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima
5. La Danza
6. Tosca: E Lucevan Stelle
7. Torna A Surriento
8. Core ‘Ngrato
9. ‘O Paese D’O Sole
11. My Way
13. ‘O Surdato ‘Nnammurato
15. Cielito Lindo
16. En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor
17. La Tabernera del Puerto: No Puede Ser
18. Non Ti Scordar Di Me
19. ‘O Sole Mio
20. La Traviata: Libiamo Ne’ Lieti Calici
21. Ave Marie, Mater Misericordiae
22. Adeste Fideles
AWARD WINNING OPERATIC POP TRIO
IL VOLO ARE BACK
NEW ALBUM “GRAND AMORE” UK DELUXE EDITION INCLUDING 4 BONUS TRACKS
RELEASED 27th MAY 2016
COINCIDES WITH LONDON PALLADIUM SHOW ON 3rd JUNE
In the past few years alone, IL VOLO has performed all over the world to over a million people and released two multi platinum selling albums.
Now, the powerhouse operatic pop trio comes to London for a special one off show at the iconic Palladium on 3rd June as part of their 50-date world tour. Coinciding with the release of their third studio album, Grande Amore, a collection of Italian love songs and standards on 27th May on Right Track Records/Universal Music, the tour ends on 29th June with a concert in tribute to Placido Domingo in Madrid.
The award-winning Italian pop opera group, discovered by renowned manager Michele Torpedine (Andrea Bocelli), features Piero Barone (tenor), Ignazio Boschetto (tenor) and Gianluca Ginoble (baritone). The group brings audiences their best live performances of pop and traditional songs backed by symphony orchestras - in English, Italian and Spanish. Since their first TV moment IL VOLO has become a phenomenon that has captured people’s imagination with their world-class vocals and harmonies.
Testament to this, last year they were asked to record on the million selling Elvis Presley album, If I Can Dream, which featured archival vocal recordings of the King accompanied by new orchestral arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The trio performed backing vocals on It’s Now Or Never.
But the story began in 2009 when the three young Italians won a major televised singing contest. IL VOLO was born, and instantly stepped into the international spotlight, quickly landing a worldwide recording deal with Interscope Records/ Universal Music Group - becoming the first Italian artists to sign with a U.S. label.
In November 2010 IL VOLO released their self-titled debut in Italy, where it was certified platinum. Upon its worldwide release in April 2011, this inspired collection of standards, opera selections and soulful ballads debuted at number 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and eventually climbed to the number 6 slot.
In 2011, the group was nominated in the Latin GRAMMY® in two categories: ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Best Pop Album by a Duo or Group’.
In 2015 they won a prestigious award at the Sanremo Music Festival in Italy, which led to their EP Sanremo Grand Amore go 3x Platinum in Italy and contributed to their sold-out 2015 summer tour.
1. Grande Amore
2. La Vita
3. Nel Blu, Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
4. Quando L'Amore Diventa Poesia
5. Per Te Ci Sarò
7. L'Amore Si Muove
8. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me ((Io Che Non Vivo)[senza Te])
10. Si Me Falta Tu Mirada
12. L'Immensità (2015 Version)
14. The Best Day of My Life
15. Beautiful That Way (La Vita È Bella)
16. Piove (Ciao, Ciao Bambina) (2015 Version)
17. Vacanze Romane
20. Canzone Per Te
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