Young trio of tenors, Il Volo, released their first album at the end of November and are getting ready for an international promotional tour.
With their first album released at the end of November, Il Volo, a trio of young Italian tenors, known as i Tenorini, Ignazio Boschetto, Piero Barone and Gianluca Ginoble (age of 15, 16 and 14) are spreading their wings. The album features three new songs and covers of Italian classics like "Il mondo”, “Un amore così grande” and “‘O sole mio”. Il Volo is produced by Michele Torpedine (manager and producer for several years of Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero, among the others) and Tony Renis (singer-songwriter, actor and Italian music producer). Click Here to Order the Album
As a trio, Il Volo, which is both the name of the group and the album, was first discovered in 2009 during the popular RAI 1 TV Show “Ti Lascio una canzone”. The show, presented by Antonella Clerici, is a competition between Italian “golden oldies” performed by young singing talents selected from among the leading students of today’s most prestigious music schools. The kids are assigned songs as solos, duets, or trios, and often sing all together as an ensemble or with Italian and international singing guests, with a 30-piece orchestra backing their performances. Ignazio, Piero and Gianluca took part in the 2009 edition, broadcast from the prestigious Teatro Ariston in Sanremo.
Just a year later, the trio featured as special guest to the famous music Sanremo Festival and performed before Queen Rania of Jordan.
Their popularity at the international level was enhanced by the participation to the project “We are the World for Haiti”, in which they were the only Italian artists requested directly by producers Quincy Jones and Humberto Gatica. They are among the 80 International stars who took part to the recording by the Henson Recording Studios in Hollywood – the same studio where Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie recorded the original version in 1985. Among the others Celine Dion, Akon, Carlos Santana, Barbra Streisand, Enrique Iglesias, Usher, Pink, Black Eyed Peas, ecc.
The trio's world promotional tour starts December 7th in Paris and includes major cities in the U.S. and Europe. Il Volo has recently signed a recording contract with Jimmy Iovine, President of Geffen, label of the Universal Group USA. It’s the very first time that an Italian Artist signs a contract with an American label. Their debut album will be released February 14 in the US, South America, Canada, Australia and Europe, and the trio will join Paul Anka as support singers for a short tour on the East Coast. Do not miss them as guests on the very last episode of the Larry King Live talk show on December 16th.
Il Volo - "We Are Love!"
Italian singing sensation IL VOLO is back with their newest masterpiece, "We Are Love!" - The album includes duets with Placido Domingo and Eros Ramazzotti as well as Il Volo’s soaring version of the Aerosmith / Diane Warren hit “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” (“Questo Amore”). Il Volo also performs several English tracks including a unique cover of the U2 Hit “Beautiful Day,” along with a new Warren song, “I Bring You To My Senses,” and the title cut “We Are Love."