(Sorry, posting this a little early tonight, necessito duerma!)
From a photo from Piero in the plane, they landed safely in Quito and were greeted by adoring fans! They have been pretty lucky so far escaping the earthquakes and hurricanes. Prayers again to Mexico and Puerto Rico. I think it helped last time, let’s do it again!
Enjoy the photos and videos from Quito! Thank you to all owners of videos and pictures and to Gary Istok for his picture of Ecuador.
Let’s start with the meet/greet first this time…not too many of them, looks like most got a few pictures!
Here is a nice review of their concert:
ILVOLO PRESENT ‘TRIBUTE TO THE THREE TENORES’, IN QUITO
On Saturday, September 16, 2017, in the evening they gave a private concert in Puerto Rico. Yesterday (September 17, 2017) Il Volo arrived in Quito in the morning and at 6:00 p.m., dressed in black suits and white shirts, arrived on stage of the theater of the House of Ecuadorian Culture to pay homage to Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras and Plácido Domingo, The Three Tenors. Il Volo, a trio of young Italians made up of Gianluca Ginoble (baritone), Ignazio Boschetto (tenor) and Piero Barone (tenor), have been closely watched by The Three Tenors since April 25, 2009, when they performed Sole Mio. From that day the Italian public nicknamed them ‘The little tenors’. Since that presentation that was part of Ti lascio una canzione, an Italian Rai 1 reality show, eight years have gone by, four studio albums, five live shows, two Eps and 12 international tours including ‘Noche mágica’, a tribute to The Three Tenors, with whose music they came to the country to show two things: their talent in lyric singing and their ability to interact with the public.
From the shows of The Three Tenors, all you have to do is go to YouTube and see one of their performances. The lyrical singing concerts are no longer solemnity, and that is what Ginoble, Boschetto and Barone showed from the first song on Sunday night which was Nessun dorma until Grande Amore, one of the current lyric pop hits played in the team’s jersey and hundreds of fans stuck to the stage taking photographs. In the first part of this sound journey, which lasted two hours, Il Volo performed songs like Grenada, A Stealthy Tear, The Dance, E luceva le stelle, Torna a surriento and Ave Maria Mater. The first part ended with The Prelude of the Carmen interpreted by the orchestra, of 40 musicians, directed by the teacher Larry Salgado, that narrowed the hands of the musicians in several occasions.
The tenacity and vocal extension of the members of Il Volo reached their best levels in the performances of Maria, My Way, Tonight, Cielito lindo and En Aranjuez with your love. Boschetto, the member of the trio who has changed the most in these eight years, was responsible for fostering interaction with the public, which included jokes with his handling of Spanish and with his fans. The final part of his presentation was marked by the interpretation of Italian popular music classics such as Sole mio, Libiamo ne ‘lieti calici and Volare, the most international of the Italian pieces and songs from his repertoire such as Mas que amor, Si me missing your look and Grande amore, with which they won the Song Festival of San Remo, in 2015.
September 18, 2017 | 09:51
n.d.r .: grazie semper a Morena per la segnalazione
From Top Show…
Here is a nice little video of little clips of the concert… for some reason I could not download it…
Ok, and I couldn’t resist putting this one in for all of the Ignazio fans from the Panama concert, I just found it the other night.
Gracias Quito!! Please forward to your friends in Quito. I saw we have at least 2 readers in Ecuador! 🙂
Up next – Brasilia!