After the pleasantries, the speaker immediately asks what is the most important stage for them and Piero replies that they are many and the Arena of Verona is among them and Radio City Music Hall.
Then he asks the boys if they have a ritual before doing a concert and the boys show that they shake hands, before the concerts and join three punches, before the interviews.
He then asks how they can make decisions or who must respond first and Ignazio replies that in 10 years they have learned very well how to react, and they only need a glance to see if one of them wants to answer or not. Moreover they now have the maturity to understand that maybe, the one that offers one of them is better than their own and they accept that it is the best thing to be presented.
The speaker asks if they have passions that unite them outside of music. Piero and Ignazio say tennis. Ignazio and Gianluca, football.
But all three say gym.
Moreover Gianluca says that they eat the same healthy things, because they must keep fit. In one month they took 22 planes. ✈
(In this photo, right under Manola’s microphone, is my husband’s face, I was next to him, but I’m covered by Manola, and from my blue cell phone, I was taking a picture.😁😉)
What a great concert. The boys were at ease, and we were happy with this beautiful opportunity.
It had been announced, Il Volo would be at Radio Italia to record an interview and a concert that will be broadcast by radio vision on November 25th.
Anyone who wanted could ask to be present, and so I immediately sent my membership and I got two passes, for me and my husband.
Here is the promo announcing the event.
……. and yes, in those people sitting on the floor at the end of the video, we’re here too.
To tell you that it was an unforgettable evening is really an understatement. Everything was great, the guys close by. The room was not huge, so all those admitted (about 150/200 people) were very close to the boys. Everyone could see them and hear them very well.
The only sore point was that we had to sit on the floor, really very uncomfortable, but nothing stopped us.
This photo is by the master Grani.
“A CHI MI DICE”
In the confirm e-mail they sent us, it was clearly written that we could not take photos or videos, and so we left the camera at home, instead as soon as we entered, they told us that we could do both photos and video, but not use the flash .
Damn what a shame …… but with cell phone in hand, we did what we could
And here are my photos.
The interview was short, but very funny. Manola(speaker), asked each of the three, to say something that was never revealed to anyone. Piero started and said that he does the depilation to Ignazio.😁😁😁
Great laughter, and Ignazio, a little embarrassed, said that it is something quite natural now among men, on the other hand he is called Boschetto (in Italian this word means small wood). Then Piero specified that he depilates Ignazio, only his shoulders and chest! More laughter.😁
Too bad that then Piero and Gianluca no longer told their secrets.
Then the boys took the stage for the concert, but before starting, the director projected a video message from Antonella Clerici, who said only words of affection for our boys – Ignazio, Piero and Gianluca and said that Antonella has always been very present in these 10 years, with messages of affection for them, without ever asking for anything in return.❤
While they waited for the direction to be ready, the boys sang “Grande Amore” in Sicilian dialect.😁
Then the concert started, we were really attached to the stage. It was awesome.
The boys, accompanied on the piano by the master Grani and two guitarists and a drummer, sang: (in random order)
A CHI MI DICE
L’AMORE SI MUOVE
IO CHE NON VIVO
MUSICA CHED RESTA
UN AMORE COSÌ GRANDE
And here is a collage of my short videos, I recorded short pieces of almost everything.
They sang two meters from me, I could hear and see them very well and it was really nice to hear and to see them so close, actually Vicinissimo!! ❤
Another fun moment, when the director stopped recording and sent two make-up artists on stage.
Look how the boys reacted, everyone laughed and the make-up artists ran away.😁😁
Still my other photos of the boys, but how beautiful they are.
(Click on each photo to view a larger version.)
And guess who I met at Radio Italia??? …… Xinjie Wang, who came from Rome to watch the evening.
It was good to see you again, Xinjie Wang, you are always very sweet and happy to celebrate your birthday, with this beautiful evening.
Too bad we forgot to take a picture of us together.
And here is a beautiful photo made by Xinjie.
It was a wonderful experience, certainly to be repeated.
In my most optimistic expectations, I never thought that I would have enjoyed so much, that evening, I was thinking of a much more distant vision.
Ignazio, Piero and Gianluca two meters from me all the time, priceless.
Credit to owners of all photos and videos.
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