Barbra Streisand has a fun time performing “Evergreen” with trumpeter Chris Botti, playing to the crowd at her Back to Brooklyn concert. Streisand composed “Evergreen,” with lyrics by Paul Williams, for the 1976 film, “A Star is Born,” in which she starred. The song earned Streisand an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Original […]
Andrea Bocelli, the international superstar tenorreturns to Great Performances once again to delight fans with Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino, a new concert special in which he puts classical music aside for an evening of international favorites inspired by the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. The Italian fishing village and upmarket resort is noted […]
Watch a preview of the upcoming Great Performances holiday special, Rod Stewart: Merry Christmas, Baby.
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The evening’s program was recorded live at the Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico, Italy in July 2007. “Melodramma” Music and lyrics by Pierpaolo Guerrini and Paolo Luciani Andrea Bocelli “A Te” Music and lyrics by Andrea Bocelli Andrea Bocelli, Kenny G “Romanza” Music and lyrics by Mauro Malavasi Andrea Bocelli “Vivo Per Lei” Music and […]
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli grew up in Lajatico, a rural village in Tuscany, where his family still farms nearby. On the slopes of this ancient hill town, a special theater was constructed for a one-night-only concert of his greatest popular hits along with new songs performed to honor the occasion. Some famous musical friends dropped […]