The trio Il Volo tonight from the Verona Arena pays homage to Ennio Morricone with a great concert-event, in a journey between art and the most famous soundtracks of the master.
2021 ofArena of Verona opens in the best way with Il Volo – Tribute to Ennio Morricone, broadcast on Saturday 5 June on Rai 1 at 21:25: the concert-event is a tribute that the trio made up of Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto e Gianluca Ginoble, winners of Sanremo 2015 with “Grande amore”, conceived as a memory and celebration of the art of the master, who passed away on 6 July 2020 at the age of 91. In the last Sanremo the three had already dedicated him “Your Love“, but now Il Volo raises the stakes with this special evening, linked to the homonymous recording commitment of the three singers with Sony Music. Il Volo – Tribute to Ennio Morricone is proposed as a”journey into art and music of the brilliant composer of the twentieth century “.
“To interpret Ennio Morricone it is an honor, a responsibility and a challenge, for months we have been working on the vast Master’s repertoire. It will be exciting to return to perform, in this particular period, at the Verona Arena, to which we are very fond of because like us it acts as a bridge between tradition and contemporaneity “: these are the words released to Ansa by the members of Il Volo, who in the over the years they have conveyed their affection for the Maestro with the song “And more I think of you“, a medley of the musical themes of Once upon a time in America e Malena, performed for the first time by them together with Morricone himself in 2011, in Rome in Piazza del Popolo.
The evening will be broadcast in the United States by the PBS network, further evidence of a very strong bond of international culture with the notes that for many have been synonymous with the seventh art. This exhibition will be the only one of the Volo at the Verona Arena for now, because the appointments of 29 and 30 August have been postponed to a later date, to limit the turnout of the public, as we walk towards pandemic tunnel.
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