Andrea Bocelli is classical pop crossover

Andrea Bocelli is multi-Grammy nominated Italian tenor who crosses over between the classical and pop music worlds. He is one of the best-selling classical music artists of all time.

Many artists who work with Bocelli speak of a special something, which can probably only be described as a strong spirituality.

Andrea Bocelli in New York City

Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Thursday – Friday, December 13 – 14, 2018 at 7:30pm. From $86

Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Wednesday-Thursday, December 13-14, 2017 at 7:30pm.

Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden December 15, 2016.

About Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli was born in 1958 in Lajatico, a small village in Tuscany. He was blinded by a football accident when he was 12.

Bocelli’s break came in 1992 when an audition to make a demo for Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari turned into the recording of Miserere with Luciano Pavarotti. That led to a recording deal.

Fornaciari took Bocelli on tour in 1993 and wrote Il mare calmo della sera for him. That became Bocelli’s first single and the title of his first album (1994).

Bocelli’s second album Bocelli (1995) went multi-platinum.

Bocelli entered the pop world with 1997’s Romanza. It made him a superstar.

Sacred Arias (1999) is one of the best selling classical crossover albums of all time.

Bocelli’s latest release is the 2016 20th Anniversary edition of Romanza

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