Orpheum Theater | San Francisco, CA
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Il Volo at Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, CA, on Sunday, April 24th, 2022 sing a moving celebration of the famous composer, Ennio Morricone. Join Gianluca Ginoble, Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschettoin the beautiful city of San Francisco as they pay tribute to the legendary Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winning Italian film composer, the program showcases arrangements from Morricone and fan favorites from Il Volo’s most popular albums. Grab your tickets now as Il Volo present their brand-new album, Il Volo Sings Morricone.
"We are very proud to keep bringing his legacy alive, through our voices. And to bring this kind of music to the younger generation, as well as the beauty of our country, and the Italian melody," Il Volo, said about the new album at release. The 14-track album recalls Morricone's greatest hits such as "The Ecstasy of Gold" and "Your Love," which will feature new lyrics written by his son Andrea. It also features three artist collaborations: violinist David Garrett on "La Califfa" ("The Lady Caliph"), HAUSER from 2CELLOS on "Se" ("If") and trumpet player Chris Botti on "Come Sail Away." The new album, Il Volo Sings Morricone, released on November 5, 2021.
Celebrated Italian composer, Ennio Morricone, famously known for composing, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, died in July 2020 at 91 years old. With a career spanning more than 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as more than 100 classical works, Morricone is widely considered one of the most prolific and greatest film composers of all time. He won an Academy Award for his soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight in 2016, which came after garnering five previous Academy Nominations and an Honorary Award in 2007 that recognized his lifetime's achievement. He also has 2 Golden Globe Awards and 3 Grammy Awards as well as a Grammy Hall of Fame for, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
Il Volo are, baritone Gianluca Ginoble, and tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto. The trio have seven albums out, in 2019, they celebrated their 10th anniversary as a trio with the compilation album, Il Volo: The Best of 10 Years. They have sold over 2 million albums and amassed 220 million global streams, over 500 million views, and 1 million-plus followers on YouTube.