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Concerto: One Night In Central Park / Andrea Bocelli [CD & DVD]


Release Date: 11/15/2011 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 001610000   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiFranz SchubertUmberto GiordanoGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Andrea BocelliAna Maria MartinezBryn TerfelPretty Yende,   ... 
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The World’s Most Beloved Tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a free concert on Central Park’s Great Lawn, Thursday, September 15th with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by its Music Director Alan Gilbert. Joining Andrea on stage this memorable night was Céline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti And David Foster. Sopranos Ana María Martínez And Pretty Yende, Violinist Nicola Benedetti, Bass Baritone Bryn Terfel and Flutist Andrea Griminelli were also part of this spectacular evening, along with the Westminster Symphonic Choir, Joe Miller, Director. There were over 70,000 people in attendance!

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Works on This Recording

1. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
2. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
3. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
4. Andrea Chénier: Vicino a te by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
5. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
6. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Pretty Yende (Soprano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor),
Pretty Yende (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
8. Amazing Grace by Traditional
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
9. New York, New York: Main Theme by John Kander
Performer:  Tony Bennett (Voice), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
10. The Prayer by David Foster
Performer:  David Foster (Piano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
11. Mondo Cane: More by Riz Ortolani
Performer:  Chris Botti (Trumpet), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), David Foster (Piano)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
12. Volare by Domenico Modugno
Performer:  David Foster (Piano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; Italy 
13. Once Upon a Time in America: your Love by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
14. Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Andrea Griminelli (Flute), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
15. En Aranjuez con amor (after the second movement of the Concierto de Aranjuez) by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
16. Time to say goodbye by Lucio Quarantotto
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano), Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
17. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alan Gilbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 

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