This famous Italian singer is coming to Sacramento. Here’s what he wants you to know

Oct 21, 2021 928

BY: Mila Jasper

On Easter Sunday in 2020, in the early days of COVID-19 lockdowns, renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli provided the world with a moment of hope and unity when he sang solo at the Duomo in Milan. His performance included renditions of “Ave Maria” and “Amazing Grace” — and it broke YouTube records. More than a year later, Sacramentans are singing “Hallelujah,” because live, in-person concerts are back.

And Bocelli is singing “Hallelujah,” too — literally. On Saturday, the Italian tenor will take the stage at Golden 1 Center in a show featuring songs from his latest album “Believe,” as well as the beloved rendition of “Hallelujah” by the late songwriter Leonard Cohen. Ahead of the concert, Bocelli told The Bee via email about what it means to be back performing in person on what will be his largest North American tour to date.

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