The tenor staged the present, titled Andrea Bocelli: Music for Hope, with simply organist Emanuele Vianelli, singing tracks together with Ave Maria, Sancta Maria, Panis Angelicus, and Domine Deus.
Before the occasion, Bocelli expressed a want for his music to carry folks collectively to hope for Earth’s therapeutic amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has pressured his native Italy right into a nationwide lockdown.
And as he wrapped up the set exterior the historic venue with a canopy of John Newton’s Amazing Grace, viewers flocked to social media to share their pleasure on the 61-year-old’s flawless efficiency.
Among those that tuned in for the distinctive gig was Kim Kardashian, who gushed on Twitter, “A prayer for our world from @AndreaBocelli,” whereas Hugh Jackman posted, “From the bottom of our hearts, thank you @AndreaBocelli A tremendous gift and exactly what we needed. #AmazingGrace #HappyEaster”.
Bocelli was invited by metropolis officers to carry the live-streamed concert to carry hope to his fellow Italians, who’re presently beneath full lockdown till 3 May. The clip has already been considered over 25 million occasions.
More than 150,000 circumstances of an infection have up to now been confirmed in Italy, the place over 19,800 folks have died on account of Covid-19.