Anna Netrebko leads a starry cast in Verdi’s Il Trovatore on the season premiere of Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 22 at 9 p.m. on PBS, and repeated Sunday, January 24 at 12 p.m. (check local listings). Soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her highly anticipated Met role debut as Leonora, the tortured heroine […]
Julie Andrews is the regular host of From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration. Julie Andrews has been a beloved and much-honored star of stage, screen and television for more than half a century. She was already a Broadway legend when she made her feature film debut in 1964’s Mary Poppins. Andrews’ iconic performance in the […]
Julie Andrews hosts the annual program with the Vienna Philharmonic, this year conducted by Mariss Jansons, and with the Vienna Boys’ Choir and Vienna State Ballet soloists. The New Year’s day celebration is presented by THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, January 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) with an encore performance that […]
We’ve captured the gestures of thanks, joy and dance in Andrea Bocelli’s stellar concert performance Cinema, which included his wife Veronica Berti Bocelli, a sizzling pair of tango dancers — Paul Karmiryan and Tiffany Maher, singer Nicole Scherzinger, musical director David Foster and conductor Eugene Kohn.
Andrea Bocelli performs “Sorridi Amore Vai” from the film La vita è bella / Life is Beautiful (1997), accompanied by The Adderley School for the Performing Arts Children’s Choir. The film Life is Beautiful was directed by and starred Roberto Benigni and won Academy Awards for Best Music, Original Dramatic Score, and Best Foreign Language […]
The star tenor Andrea Bocelli sings “Maria” from the hit Broadway musical and film, West Side Story. Leonard Bernstein composed the music; lyrics are by Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.
Tenor Andrea Bocelli and singer Nicole Scherzinger sing a Spanish-language version of “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” a song originally written for the musical Evita by the team of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The film version based on the musical opened on December 25, 1996. It starred Madonna (Evita Perón), Antonio Banderas (Ché), […]
Tenor Andrea Bocelli performs the tango song “Por Una Cabeza” from Scent of a Woman (1992). The song, comparing an addiction to horse racing with an attraction to women, was written in 1935 by two men central to tango in Argentina: singer and composer Carlos Gardel and lyricist Alfredo Le Pera. The same year the song was recorded, the […]
Tenor Andrea Bocelli plays piano and sings “Mi Mancherai” (I’ll Miss You) from the film Il Postino (1994). The lyrics are by Marco Marinangeli, with music by composer Luis Bacalov, Riccardo Del Turco and Paolo Margheri. Luis Bacalov won the Best Score Award from Italy’s Nastro d’Argento, the equivalent of the Oscars in that country. […]
The international superstar tenor lends his unique voice to a lush symphonic salute to the movies, Andrea Bocelli: Cinema, celebrating some of the greatest celluloid songs and scores of all time written by a varied range of Italian and Hollywood composers. The concert special also reunites Andrea Bocelli with legendary music producer David Foster, whose […]