Andrea Bocelli Barcelona | Andrea Bocelli captivates Sant Jordi audiences with his first two concerts

Andrea Bocelli Barcelona |  Andrea Bocelli captivates Sant Jordi audiences with his first two concerts

Andrea Bocelli captivates Sant Jordi audiences with his first two concertsACN

Famous Italian singer and composer Andrea Bocelli She captivated the audience this Tuesday Palau Sant Jordi With his first two concerts in the Catalan capital. He did so with a concert filled with emotion and nostalgia, allowing him to tour throughout his 30-year music career. Accompanied by the Valles Symphony Orchestra and the Agrupación Sardanista Polifonica i Culture de Puig Reig, the artist deployed a full suite of great songs in a two-part concert with an intermission in between. In addition, he had other guests such as Cristina Passaroiu, Pia Toscano, Rossanda Panfili, Giovanni Caccamo, and Carlo Bernini. The date will be repeated tomorrow with a second show, for which all available tickets have already been sold.

The concert – which lasted more than two hours – began with a good dose of Verdi works, such as “La donna è mobile,” or “La mia Letizia infondere.” As soon as he entered, Bocelli received warm applause from the audience, especially from those in the first rows, who rose from their chairs to greet the artist standing. The show was completed with large screens, on which several video clips were projected, the musicians and choir members placed in the background, while Bocelli, or some guests, were in the foreground who accompanied him during the evening.

This is the case of the soprano Cristina Passaroiu, the singer Pia Toscano, the violinist Rossanda Panfili, the artist Giovanni Caccamo or Carlo Bernini, who in the latter case acted as conductor. “Vicino a te”, “O soave fanciulla” or “Brindisi” were played in the first hour of the concert, while the second part was reserved for pieces such as “Mamma”, “En Aranjuez con tu amor” and “Vivo by law”. Or “Canto della Terra”.

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All this in front of an extremely loyal audience, which surrendered at Bocelli's feet and applauded loudly after every song played. Different dancers also participated in the show, performing some pieces. The colophon was set by “Con te Partirò”, “Besame Mucho” and “Nessun dorma”, which saw the Italian bid farewell to the first two dates in Barcelona.

An artist known all over the world

Bocelli is an Italian music icon with more than 90 million records sold worldwide. The artist is also known for the diversity of his work, which includes the recording of several operas, as well as song albums from various musical genres. His versatility has led him to win numerous awards and perform in front of major international figures.

In 2010, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, he has collaborated with other famous artists such as Laura Pausini, Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, David Foster, Placido Domingo, Michael Jackson, Luciano Pavarotti or Bono.

After his visit to Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, ​​Bocelli's tour will continue in other countries such as Qatar, Brazil, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Poland, Croatia, Bulgaria, and also Italy, where the artist is from. Starting in December, he will give several concerts in the United States.

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