Saturday night’s (Dec 12th) livestream performance by Andrea Bocelli has become the most successful online ticketed classical events of all time.
Performing from the illustrious surroundings of the Teatro Regio di Parma opera house in Italy, the world-renowned Italian tenor sold more than 70,000 tickets for his spectacular Believe In Christmas show to a global audience from 120 different countries.
The concert featured special guests including Zucchero Fornaciari, Ceclia Bartoli, Clara Barbier Serrano and Bocelli’s 8-year-old daughter Virginia – making her first ever public performance – alongside a full orchestral accompaniment. The one-off event’s ornate visuals were provided by creative director Franco Dragone, best known for his groundbreaking work with Cirque Du Soleil, and presented with sumptuous theatrical drama by award-winning film director Giorgio Testi of Pulse Films. // Continue to the full article