Il Volo Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House

Il Volo Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House

by Il VoloIl Volo


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Recorded for a PBS fundraising special on one of their first ever North American shows, Il Volo Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House is the first live album from Il Volo, the Italian teenage trio dubbed as the Three Tenors meets the Jonas Brothers. Produced by Grammy-winner Humberto Gatica (Michael Bublé) and Italian composer Tony Renis, it features eight performances of tracks from their self-titled Billboard Top Ten debut, including "E Piu' Ti Penso," the medley of Morricone themes from Once Upon a Time in America and Malena, an emotive take on Charlie Chaplin's "Smile," and two songs that allude to their American Idol connections in the shape of the Diane Warren-penned "La Luna Hizo Esto," a bilingual duet with 2011 finalist Pia Toscano, and the bossa nova-tinged reworking of "'O Sole Mio" that launched them to fame in both the U.S. and their homeland. Elsewhere, there are new recordings of Neapolitan classics such as "Funiculi' Funicula'," "Non Ti Scordar di Me," and "Mattinata," and expressive renditions of Agustín Lara's "Granada" and Jimmy Fontana's "Il Mondo," all of which showcase their impressively mature and warm romantic tones in front of a lush 66-piece orchestra and a receptive sellout crowd. A far more authentic proposition on record than their older counterparts, Il Divo, Live from the Detroit Opera House shows that Il Volo are just as convincing on-stage.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/28/2012
Label: Geffen Records
UPC: 0602527948768
catalogNumber: 001655302
Rank: 74


  1. Il Mondo
  2. Un Amore Così Grande
  3. Ti Voglio Tanto Bene
  4. Granada
  5. E Più Ti Penso
  6. 'O Sole Mio
  7. Non Ti Scordar Di Mi
  8. This Time
  9. Smile
  10. Mattinata
  11. Musica Proibita
  12. Mamma
  13. La Luna Hizo Esto
  14. Notte Stellata (The Swan)
  15. Faniculi' Funicula'

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Volo   Primary Artist
Reggie Hamilton   Bass
Randy Kerber   Piano,Keyboards
Dean Parks   Guitar
Steven Mercurio   Conductor
Blair Sinta   Drums

Technical Credits

Ruggero Leoncavallo   Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns   Composer
Agustín Lara   Composer
David Campbell   Arranger
Charlie Chaplin   Composer
Humberto Gatica   Producer
Ennio Morricone   Composer
Kenny O'Brien   Vocal Arrangements
Diane Warren   Composer
John Turner   Composer
William Ross   Arranger
Jimmy Fontana   Composer
Tony Renis   Composer,Producer
Cesare Bixio   Composer
Bruno Cherubini   Composer
Luigi Denza   Composer
Liam Ward   Art Direction
Steven Mercurio   Arranger,Orchestration
Edgar Cortazar   Composer
Domenico Furno   Composer
Giovanni Capurro   Composer
Gianni Meccia   Composer
Carlo Pes   Composer
Eduardo di Capua   Composer
Antonella Maggio   Composer
Guido Maria Ferilli   Composer
Stanislao Gastaldon   Composer
Ernesto de Curtis   Composer
Alfredo Mazzucchi   Composer
Mark Portman   Composer
Italo Gerro   Composer
Geoffrey Parsons   Composer

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