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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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Nathan Pacheco~An Intimate Interview

Viviana Milam interviews Nathan Pacheco at the TPAC Polk Theatre in Nashville. Nathan performed a concert at TPAC recently on April 13th.

 Bagpiper Eric Rigler who has worked on scores for movies like Braveheart & Titanic, performed with Nathan at the Harris Theater, November 2012. Here is some video I recorded of Eric.

Nathan performing “Time to Say Goodbye”.

 

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Nathan Pacheco

 

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Nathan Pacheco performed at the Harris Theater in Chicago November 2012. Here is some video I shot of his performance.

Nathan is taking a little time off from touring to enjoy his newborn son. Please visit http://www.facebook.com/NathanPachecoMusic to view a message from Nathan.

Be sure to also visit http://www.nathanpacheco.com/ for tour updates

 

 

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Nathan Pacheco Debut Solo Tour

Nathan Pacheco recently went out on his first solo tour and appeared the other night at the Harris Theater in Chicago. Nathan has been receiving fantastic reviews by the audience.

Enjoy a playlist of some of the songs Nathan performed in Chicago.

Please be sure to visit www.NathanPacheco.com for tour dates

 

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Nathan Pacheco~Enter to Win a Pair of Concert Tickets

Nathan’s first headlining tour in the US is just around the corner and it’s an event not to miss!

We are giving away a pair (2) of tickets to Nathan’s shows in MD, IL, CA, FL and CT.

To enter, fill out the entry form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W629827 .

For a full list of tour dates, visit www.NathanPacheco.com. Good Luck!

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Yanni “All Access” Part 2~Enjoy!

Yanni’s “All Access” Part 2….. Yanni takes you backstage at the Red Rocks concert this past summer. Enjoy!

 

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Yanni “All Access” Takes You To Red Rock

Yanni’s “All Access” this week takes us to Red Rock! Part one shows how much goes into setting up at each concert venue.

Thank you from the fans in all that you do, so we can have a great concert experience!!!!
 

 

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