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News Roundup for December 20, 2016

Outspeak | Posted 12.20.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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It Looks Like Andrea Bocelli Won't Perform At Trump's Inauguration

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment

Just when you thought it was time to break your Andrea Bocelli CDs in two, the opera singer is reportedly not performing at Donald Trump’s inaugurat...

Jeffrey Biegel - On Keith Emerson's Piano Concerto No. 1

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.23.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The recording is a rare musical confluence. It is brightened by Jeffrey Biegel's performance history of the Gershwin and Ellington and fueled by his up-close-and-personal interactions with Keith Emerson and Neil Sedaka.

Finding beauty. Simonetta Lein The Wishmaker Meets Opera Singer Andrea Bocelli

Simonetta Lein | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
Simonetta Lein

When you look for beauty, when you look for good you will find it. This doesn't mean we will not run into problems or that bad things will never happ...

Katherine Jenkins at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At Café Carlyle this week, Katherine Jenkins' magnificent voice fills the intimate room with Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" even before she gets to the...

The Ever-Present Song Within Andrea Bocelli

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.07.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

A true artist, music runs deep through Bocelli's veins. In this clip, he speaks on the ever-present melody that lives within his mind, body, and soul.

Conversations With Andrea Bocelli, Lang Lang and NCIS: New Orleans' Shalita Grant, Plus Fathers & Daughters, Ryan Aderréy, Golden Age and The Glorious Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.23.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Multi-platinum singer Michael Bolton and Richard Clayderman cover "(They Long To Be) Close To You"--a '70s hit for the Carpenters written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David--for the Fathers & Daughters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, presented exclusively at HuffPost.

Ariana Grande Records Duet With Opera Superstar

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment

Anyone who's listened to Ariana Grande's music knows that homegirl can SING. She has a vocal range and technical proficiency rare among pop stars this...

Sumdumhonky: Chatting With Lloyd Price, Plus Andrea Bocelli's Cinema and Indra Rios-Moore, The Turnback, When In Rome II and Nesta! Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What is being called rock 'n' roll today, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, it's all the same as the stuff we did way back in the day. The only thing that's changed is the beat. You can get a whole drum set on your iPad. That's the whole difference in the music. That's why everything today sounds alike."

Streisand and Partners: Brillance and Meh

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Albums are tricky things in today's world. Now, every track must be a hit, a single, a smash. These 12 songs are a lovely compilation of classics and standards, many covered by the woman who made them such, with new approaches and voices. The fact that Streisand even cares to record at 72 is amazing, and her voice remains equally as such.

Barbra Streisand, Partners (Review)

Paul Katz | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

As someone who owns every Streisand album and has essentially studied her career since I could put a needle on a turntable, the song selection on Partners is vexing.

8 Singers Who Have Given Amazing Surprise Performances

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone loves seeing their favorite singers in concert, and the only thing that could be better is seeing those musicians out on the street. Imagine ...

Kia Makarechi

Andrea Bocelli Just Finished His Master's Thesis | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

It's not uncommon for folks at the top of their fields to take up teaching at universities, the sight of their names widening the eyes of eager underg...

WATCH: Andrea Bocelli Releases 'Amor En Portofino'

VOXXI | Federica Longo | Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices

International superstar Andrea Bocelli is back with a newly released Spanish-language album “Amor en Portofino.” The CD/DVD takes us through hi...

LOOK: Superstar Shocks Easter Mass With Surprise Performance

Posted 04.02.2013 | Miami

Perhaps new Pope Francis' widely-praised humility is spreading: Italian superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli made an unannounced singing appearance Sunday d...

My Exclusive Conversation With the Great Andrea Bocelli

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media
Tavis Smiley

I just finished speaking with the incredible "fourth tenor" Andrea Bocelli about his new album, Passione.

A Nation Divided? A Nation United?

Andy Braner | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Andy Braner

Mr. Bocelli, I thank you for your insight, your words, your song, and the way you were able to see an America deeply divided, yet able to come to an event and be people of all sides willing to lay down our ideological weapons even for a moment, and be human.

Vocal Pro-Life Celebrities

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

Celebrities are notorious for their liberal-minded politics. Many are outspoken supporters of LGBT causes, and the list of famous Barack Obama support...

JLo And Andrea Bocelli Record Duo Together

Posted 01.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It's not a 'maybe' anymore! Jennifer López is confirmed to have recorded a duo with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli for his new musical production . ...

Re-gifting Dos and Don'ts

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I hate musicals, so why did I get a two-CD set of Andrea Bocelli crooning show tunes? Does my grandmother really think I will ever be caught dead wearing a hot pink V-necked sweater?

Andrea Bocelli Rollerbaldes With Seeing-Eye Bicyclist | Posted 12.11.2012 | Celebrity

As if he wasn't talented enough, opera singer Andrea Bocelli showed off how fearless he is by in-line skating in Tuscany, Italy on Wednesday....

Our List Of Late-Blooming Artists May Surprise You

Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

More often than not, our cultural heroes are barely of drinking age when they make their mark: Orson Welles was 25 when he created his masterpiece, "C...

Namaste & Conversation: Interviews With Kenny G and David Benoit, Plus Downtown Struts and Sara Jackson-Holman Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Man or Muppet: Oscar's Outasight, Plus Chatting With Jack DeJohnette, Frank Filipetti & Chris Lord-Alge

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Prior to The Oscars' embracing Outasight's "Tonight Is The Night" -- well, not with an award but with broadcast muscle -- the single had airplay on over 115 Top 40 radio stations, sales of over 530,000 copies, over 18,000 daily streams on Spotify, and over 5 million views on YouTube.

Weekend To-Do: Scuba Santa And A Bhangra Bone Marrow Drive

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We can hardly believe it's already December, which means that holiday festivities are just starting to gear up. The Washington Ballet's ...