Music For Hope

On Easter Sunday (April 12, 2020), by invitation of the City and of the Duomo cathedral of Milan, Italian global music icon Andrea Bocelli gave a solo performance representing a message of love, healing and hope to Italy and the world.

The 25 minute performance includes:

Panis Angelicus (from “Messe Solennelle” Op. 12, FWV 61)

César Franck

Ave Maria, CG 89a (arr. from Johann Sebastian Bach, “Prelude” no. 1, BWV 846)

Charles-François Gounod

Sancta Maria (arr. from “Cavalleria Rusticana”, Intermezzo)

Pietro Mascagni

Domine Deus (from “Petite Messe Solennelle”)

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

Amazing Grace

John Newton

Download the hymn sheet and sing along here: https://AndreaBocelli.lnk.to/Hymnsheet

Clicke below for the video to start: 

 

“On the day in which we celebrate the trust in a life that triumphs, I’m honored and happy to answer ‘Sì’ to the invitation of the City and the Duomo of Milan. I believe in the strength of praying together; I believe in the Christian Easter, a universal symbol of rebirth that everyone – whether they are believers or not – truly needs right now. Thanks to music, streamed live, bringing together millions of clasped hands everywhere in the world, we will hug this wounded Earth’s pulsing heart, this wonderful international forge that is reason for Italian pride. The generous, courageous, proactive Milan and the whole of Italy will be again, and very soon, a winning model, engine of a renaissance that we all hope for. It will be a joy to witness it, in the Duomo, during the Easter celebration which evokes the mystery of birth and rebirth” Andrea Bocelli


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