Premieres Sunday, Jun 2nd at 4:30pm
on WTVP-HD 47.1.
– The Italian Trio Returns to WTVP With a Program of Love Songs –
Il Volo, the Italian trio composed of Piero Barone, 19, Ignazio Borschetto, 18, and
Gianluca Ginoble, 18, returns to PBS this June with their second special after winning the hearts
of viewers across America. The teenage singing sensations filmed WE ARE LOVE on March
26, 2013, in front of an audience at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater.
IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE premieres Sunday, Jun 2nd from 4:30-6 p.m. on WTVP-HD 47.1.
Aside from providing a stunning vocal framework by songwriter/ producer Mark
Portmann (Celine Dion, Josh Groban) and Latin Grammy winner Edgar Cortazar, WE ARE
LOVE allows Il Volo to show off their multilingual prowess, as they sing in English,
Spanish, French and Italian. For their latest album, We Are Love, the group and producers
Humberto Gatica and Tony Renis again turned to Diane Warren for the lead track “Questo Amore.”
Besides being the perfect vocal opener, it’s a fresh Italian take on Warren’s huge hit for
Aerosmith, “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing.” Warren also supplied the exquisitely sensitive English
song “I Bring You to My Senses.” WE ARE LOVE also features a film song, “Historia
de Un Amor,” by Panamanian songwriter Carlos Eleta Almarán, which has been performed by many
international artists including Nana Mouskouri and Cesaria Evora, and featured in the 1956 Mexican
movie of the same name.
IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE is produced by Richard Jay-Alexander, whose
extensive credits include concerts for internationally renowned stars Barbra Streisand, Bernadette
Peters and Bette Midler, and directed by Scott Lochmus.
Il Volo released its self-titled debut album in April 2011, debuting at No. 10 on
the Billboard Top 200 Charts. It has gone on to sell more than one million copies worldwide. Il
Volo’s second album, We Are Love, was released last fall as the group finished up a North
American headline tour and a guest spot on Barbra Streisand’s tour. They return to PBS polished,
more mature and more adorable than ever.
IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE features these performances:
“We Are Love”
“I Bring You to My Senses”
“Can You Feel the Love”
“Historia de Un Amor”
“O Sole Mio”
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