A Tribute to Andrea Bocelli with Tim Pitman
Tenor Tim Pitman - the Voice of Somerset - performs a tribute to Andrea Bocelli and the Italian tenor: a concert of well-known operatic arias and songs in the bel canto tradition, including Nessun Dorma, O Sole Mio and La Donna è mobile, along with songs written and/or performed by Andrea Bocelli and Alessandro Safina, including The Prayer, Canto della Terra, Because We Believe, Sogno and other well-loved melodies such as Annie’s Song and Your Song. Tim will be joined by cellist Linda Stocks and pianist Jacquelyn Bevan, who will perform well-known cello and piano solos inspired by the human voice, including Rachmaninov Vocalise and Ravel Habanera.
Tim Pitman is a Somerset-based tenor with the most extraordinaryand versatile voice. His musical career spans over three decades. He was the first singer/songwriter to be awarded a grant from ThePrince’s Trust, and he performed before HRH The Prince Of Wales. In 1994 he appeared on the Michael Barrymore TV Show, performingthe Roy Orbison classic, Crying, to a standing ovation. Tim has worked with many famous names in the show business, including Paul Daniels, The Bay City Rollers, Nigel Kennedy, Hayley Westonraand Katherine Jenkins. In 2002 Tim began training as an operatic bel canto tenor, studying with Andrew Hambly-Smith, and among numerous other concerts, in 2005 sang Nessun Dorma at Glastonbury Festival with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Tim organises andperforms numerous concerts and is currently working on a newproject with the Symphonic Rock Orchestra www.timpitman.co.uk
Café will be open from 6.30pm for light suppers teas, coffees & cake.
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Ilminster Arts Centre Somerset TA19 0AN
Fri 19 August