Great Performances – Andrea Bocelli: Live in Central Park

Air date: 11/27/2021

Encore airs beginning Saturday, November 27 on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app    

Encore airs Thursday, December 2 at 8p.m. on THIRTEEN

Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic under the direction of music director Alan Gilbert, the world-renowned tenor performs from Central Park’s Great Lawn. Alongside legendary artists such as Céline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster and more, Bocelli presents a varied repertoire that includes arias like “La donna ė mobile” and “Nessun Dorma” and fan favorites like “The Prayer” and “Time to Say Goodbye.” 

Musical program:

La Forza del Destino Ouverture
Alan Gilbert, New York Philharmonic

“La donna ė mobile” (Rigoletto)
Andrea Bocelli

“Di quella pira” (Il Trovatore)
Andrea Bocelli

“Va Tosca! (Te Deum)” (Tosca)
Bryn Terfel, Choir

“Ave Maria ‘Ellens dritter Gesang’”
Andrea Bocelli

“Vicino a te s’acqueta” (Andrea Chenier)
Andrea Bocelli, Ana Maria Martinez

“Au fond du temple saint” (Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
Andrea Bocelli, Bryn Terfel

“O Soave Fanciulla” (La Bohème)
Andrea Bocelli, Pretty Yende

“Libiano ne’lieti calici” (La Traviata)
Andrea Bocelli, Pretty Yende, Choir

“Home on the Range”
Bryn Terfel, Choir

“En Aranjuez con tu amor”
Andrea Bocelli, Nicola Benedetti (violin)

“’O Sole Mio”
Andrea Bocelli, Choir

“Once Upon a Time in the West”
Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli, David Foster, Chris Botti (trumpet)

“Volare”
Andrea Bocelli, David Foster

“The Prayer”
Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, David Foster

“New York, New York”
Andrea Bocelli, Tony Bennett

“Amazing Grace”
Andrea Bocelli, Choir

“Time to Say Goodbye”
Andrea Bocelli, Ana Maria Martinez, Choir

“Nessun Dorma” (Turandot) (encore)
Andrea Bocelli, Choir

Photos
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Andrea Bocelli with trumpet musician in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.

Pretty Yende and Andrea Bocelli in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.

David Foster and Andrea Bocelli in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.

Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.

Andrea Bocelli and Tony Bennett in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.

Andrea Bocelli in “GREAT PERFORMANCES - ANDREA BOCELLI: LIVE IN CENTRAL PARK.” Photo by Joseph Sinnott.