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Meet The Music Artists On Yanni’s Soon To Be Released Album, INSPIRATO

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All photos courtesy of Yanni Management

Plácido Domingo, a world-renowned artist, recognized not only as one of the most influential singing actors in the history of opera, but also as a respected conductor. Plácido Domingo’s vocal repertoire encompa**** 144 stage roles – a number unmatched by any other tenor in history – and he has recorded more than 100 full length opera’s. Maestro Domingo, is one of the world’ leading philanthropists and has been awarded 12 of the prestigious Grammy Awards including 3 Latin Grammy’s and reached an unprecedented global audience as part of the ‘Three Tenors’ phenomenon.

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Renée Fleming, known as ‘The people’s diva’, and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for best classical vocal solo, in February 2014, Renée became the first classical singer ever to sing the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the NFL Super Bowl with an audience of over 110 million viewers.

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Rolando Villazón is one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and beloved stars and is internationally recognized as one of the leading lyric tenors of our day and is regularly hailed as ‘The Next Domingo’.

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Katherine Jenkins, OBE, is the world’s most prolific classical crossover artists. In 2003 she signed the biggest-ever recoding contract for a classical artist and has since become the premiere ambassador of brining classical music to a mainstream audience. Katherine won the love of the US television audience during 2012 when she was the finalist on ABC’s hit TV show, “Dancing With The Stars.”

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Vittorio Grigòlo, achieved gold and platinum status with his first releases and charted #1 on the Billboard US Classical Album chart with the “Italian Tenor.” Vittorio is already established as a successful recording artist. 2014 will see the release of “The Romantic Hero” – a collection of Vittorio’s favorite French opera arias.

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Russell Watson, the UK’s best selling male classical artist ever. Known as ‘The People’s Tenor’ Russell became the first British artist to hold the #1 spot on the UK and US charts at the same time. Russell has performed for audiences around the world including the Pope at the Vatican, the Emperor of Japan, the Queen as well as two US presidents.

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Micaëla Oeste, born in Germany and raised in America has performed throughout the United States and Europe. She has been selected to sing with the Piccinni Foundation in Italy and was also chosen as a finalist at the International Neue Stimmen Competition. Micaëla has become a frequent guest artist during many of Plácido Domingo’s recitals.

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Nathan Pacheco is an American tenor who first appeared as a featured performer on the Yanni Voices Project. He has been a fixture on television over the last four years with his own PBS Special’s and performances with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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Chloe Lowery is an American singer/songwriter of by the age of 9 was performing professionally and was signed to a recording contract with RCA at age 12. Chloe has toured the world as a featured vocalist with YANNI, Chris Botti, and Trans Siberian Orchestra.

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Lauren Jelencovich is a classically trained graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. She has performed throughout the world with YANNI and has been featured at performances in Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall. Lauren is the recipient of Andrea Boccelli’s Wold scholarship and holds top awards from numerous competitions including the Gerda Lissner International Competition.

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Plácido Domingo, Jr. is the son of tenor and philanthropist, Plácido Domingo. Plácido Jr. is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, composer and record producer. His resume includes writing for many artists including Michael Bolton, Luciano Pavoratti, Diana Ross, José Carreras, Tony Bennett, and Plácido Domingo.

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Pretty Yende, is an internationally acclaimed soprano born in South Africa. She was crowned the winner of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia World Competition in 2011 in Moscow.  In January, 2013, Pretty Yende made a sensational unscheduled debut at the Metropolitan Opera and later that month in Vienna. The triumphs she gained in these two engagements catapulted her to international attention bringing immediate invitations to appear in all of the world’s greatest theaters.

Please visit http://www.yanni.com/inspirato.html for individual social media sites of these wonderful artists.

Click here to pre-order: http://smarturl.it/yanni-inspirato-cd

 

 

 

 

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Yanni To Release New Album and Head Out On A World Tour~Spring 2014

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2014 is going to be a big year for Yanni!

A World Tour to start March 15th 2014 and go throughout the year and a new album, INSPIRATO!

YANNI WORLD TOUR 2014

Beginning in March 2014, YANNI will be taking his music on an extensive worldwide tour to over 20 countries!
Cities to be visited include: 

Chile – Santiago 

Argentina – Buenos Aires

Brazil – Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre, Rio De Janeiro

UK – London  

Germany – Düsseldorf, Berlin, Munich 

Czech Republic – Prague 

Ukraine – Odessa, Kiev 

Russia – Saint-Petersburg, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Moscow

Israel – Tel Aviv 

Belarus – Minsk 

United States

Canada

Further cities and dates will be added!
Visit  www.yanni.com/tour for more information

INSPIRATO

Track Listing
1. Renée Fleming – I Genitori (To Take To Hold) 2. Vittorio Grigòlo – Come Un Sospiro (Almost A Whisper) 3. Plácido Domingo – Ode Alla Grecia (End Of August) 4. Katherine Jenkins – L’Ombra Dell’Angelo (Nice To Meet You)j 5. Nathan Pacheco – Amare Di Nuovo (Adagio in C Minor) 6. Plácido Domingo & Renée Fleming – Hasta El Último Momento (Until The Last Moment) 7. Plácido Domingo, Nathan Pacheco, Plácido Domingo Jr., Micaëla Oeste, Chloe Lowery – Riconoscimento (Tribute) 8. Russell Watson – Incanto (Enchantment) 9. Plácido Domingo Jr. – Il Primo Tocco (First Touch) 10. Lauren Jelencovich – Usignolo (Nightingale) 11. Rolando Villazón – La Prima Luce (In The Morning Light) 12. Pretty Yende – Ode Á L’Humanité (Ode To Humanity) 13. Katherine Jenkins & Nathan Pacheco – Nello Specchio (In The Mirror)
Listen to sample at:
Pre-Order your copy today at Amazon.com
 
 
 

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Yanni World Tour 2014

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More tour dates have been added to www.Yanni.com/Tour.  Connect With Yanni Fans All Around The World.   Sign Up For Your Free Yanni Community Membership Today! – http://www.yanni.com/community.html

Presale tickets go on sale Tuesday February 18th 2014

Milwaukee~September 4th

Los Angeles~September 19th

Montreal~August 8th
Boston~August 24th
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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KickPort Interviews Percussionist Daniel de los Reyes

Percussionist Daniel de los Reyes (Zac Brown Band) interviewed by KickPort on why he uses their product, the CajonPort.

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Yanni World Tour Starts March 15th

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Photo: Courtesy of Yanni Management

These sweet instruments are ready to get back on the road and join Yanni on his world tour starting

March 15th 2014 and continuing through  2014.

Check the tour page for details: www.Yanni.com/Tour

 

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