He loves horseback riding and skis well enough to have accompanied Olympian Alberto Tomba on the slopes of the Italian Alps. He just goes right down,” reports Tomba, who guides his friend by holding one end of a ski pole while Bocelli holds the other. ” At home on the west coast of Italy with Enrica and their sons Amos, 3, and Matteo, 7 months, Bocelli takes a laissez-faire approach to grooming.Eugene Kohn - conductor Jessica Sanchez - special guest Maria Aleida - soprano Thrilling audiences for over 20 years, Andrea Bocelli exploded onto the world’s stage with his hit, “Con te Partiro” (and later its arrangement as a duet with Sarah Brightman with the title “Time To Say Goodbye”), and has since sold 80 million records and performed countless worldwide tours.
But she's also sung operetta and shared the stage with such operatic luminaries as Plácido Domingo.
This chart-busting recording shows both sides of Brightman's personality, including sweet pop songs, like the title track (a duet with Bocelli that became a runaway hit), as well as classical selections, such as the bright "Alleluja" (from Mozart's "Exsultate, jubilate") the ethereal "In Trutina" (from Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana"), and the dulcet "O mio babbino caro" (from Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi").
Part of Andrea Bocelli’s success is due to the fact that he can sing opera and pop songs with ease.
Andrea became famous at Sanremo Festival when, for the first time, he sang “Con te partirò”, a lovely romantic song that really brings out the best of his voice.
And this is my goal, my purpose and my joy: to pray together."Bocelli married his first wife, Enrica, in 1992.
The couple had two sons, Amos and Matteo, before separating in 2002.
Sarah Brightman, like Andrea Bocelli (who makes a cameo appearance on this CD), is equally at home in classical and popular music.
"The Angel of Music," as she's called by her fans, made her name starring in the musicals of her former husband, Andrew Lloyd-Webber.
His parents wanted him to become an attorney and while at University of Pisa, Bocelli studied law and later became a court appointed lawyer after graduating from law school.
Bocelli studied with Franco Corelli and took up playing piano in bars to pay for his lessons.