For 7 years I have been dealing with everything that is Italian American on a daily basis, and by now I have learned to recognize when a name comes back often, involved in many things: that is a leader of the community in which he/she lives and works. This is what happens in the Italian American community in Chicago: if there is music or the celebr...

The three singers of Il Volo have made a kind of second home in the United States — and that certainly makes sense given the Italian group’s success here. After all, the U.S. was the first country they performed in after being discovered on an Italian singing competition show, “Ti Lascio Una Canzone,” in 2009. The trio — tenors Piero Barone, Ignazi...

The 25-year-old baritone Gianluca Ginoble knows full well that opera and classical music are mostly known courtesy artists from older generations, whether the late Luciano Pavarotti or longtime star Andrea Bocelli. But Il Volo, which features Ginoble along with 20-somethings Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto, are working to change that. “Our goal...

When three teenagers set out 10 years ago to transform the way people think about classical music, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble never could have imagined the success they would soon have when they formed Il Volo. The Italian trio, who met on an Italian TV show in 2009 and were the first Italian artists to sign with an Americ...

Il Volo — the pop/operatic (or “popera”) trio featuring the voices of baritone Gianluca Ginoble and tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto — pleased a Foxwoods theater crowd in 2017 with tunes from their CD “Notte Magica” such as “Nessun Dorma” and “Mamma.” They return to the resort’s Grand Theater Saturday, Feb. 1, in a tour celebrating 10 year...

Il Volo, the popular international opera crossover trio who started as teens, will undertake a tour to mark its 10th anniversary that will stop at Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, it was announced Friday. The male vocal group of tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto and baritone Gianluca Ginoble will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 11. Ticket...

IL VOLO announce the global release of their new album 10 Years – The Best of (Sony Music) on November 8.  Available for preorder now, the new album celebrates the trio's 10-year anniversary and pays homage to the career of three unique voices that have crossed national borders, selling millions of records, and climbed rankings worldwide.  The albu...

RAI, the Italian national broadcaster, has unveiled the names of the 22 Sanremo 2019 hopefuls who will join the two winners of Sanremo Giovane. All in all, 24 acts will battle for the coveted Sanremo trophy at the upcoming Festival Della Canzone Italiana di Sanremo. The 2019 Sanremo  Song Festival will be running from 05-09 February with the Grand...

Il Volo have returned to the San Remo Music Festival stage! The guys — Ignazio Boschetto makes sure Piero Barone and Gianluca Ginoble — made their return to the stage on Tuesday (February 7), almost three years after winning the national singing competition. “Coming back here after 3 years is emotional, [and] finding ourselves with a standing ovati...

The 2015 Italian hopefuls Il Volo have gone places ever since their Eurovision participation back in 2015. The Italian trio have gained much name, fame and recognition throughout the globe. The official videoclip of Grande amore has surpassed 100 million views on Il Volo‘s official YouTube channel. Their Eurovision entry has gone viral worldwide. G...