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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Andrea Bocelli @ 60

Andrea Bocelli and Matteo Bocelli. Celebrate the world-renowned tenor with a concert spotlighting his popular music and opera repertoire including the duet “Fall on Me” performed with his son Matteo along with songs from his new album “Si.”
Courtesy of Luca Rossetti
Andrea Bocelli and Matteo Bocelli. Celebrate the world-renowned tenor with a concert spotlighting his popular music and opera repertoire including the duet “Fall on Me” performed with his son Matteo along with songs from his new album “Si.”

Airs Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, June 9 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + June 9 at 6 p.m. on KPBS 2

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In GREAT PERFORMANCES “Andrea Bocelli @ 60,” the world-renowned, four-time Grammy Award-nominated tenor showcases his opera and pop repertoire in a birthday celebration.

From Italy’s ancient Arena di Verona, Bocelli performs timeless arias from “La Bohème,” “La Traviata” and “Il Trovatore;” in addition, Bocelli sings songs from his new album, "Si," at a sunset concert in the picturesque Italian coastal town of Porto Venere. 

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Special guests include Dua Lipa, Aida Garifullina and Bocelli’s son Matteo, who joins his father for a special performance of the duet “Fall on Me.”

Songs Featured:

  • “If Only” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Dua Lipa
  • “La donna è mobile” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Fall on Me” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Matteo Bocelli
  • “Ave Maria Pietas” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Aida Garifullina
  • “Di quella pira” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “O soave fanciulla” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Come un bel dì di Maggio” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Vivo” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Un'anima” – Andrea Bocelli
  • “Nessun Dorma” – Andrea Bocelli

This concert marks Andrea Bocelli’s twelfth GREAT PERFORMANCES special.

Andrea Bocelli with his mother.
Courtesy of Mark Seliger
Andrea Bocelli with his mother.
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Credits:

A production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. The Porto Venere Concert is directed and edited by Gaetano Marbioli, and the Arena di Verona concert is directed by Cristian Biondani.

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