Out via Decca/Capitol Records
√ View official video for ‘Feliz Navidad’ here
Andrea Bocelli, the most successful classical artist of all time, joins with his 24-year-old son Matteo, and his 10-year-old daughter Virginia, for their first-ever album together, “A Family Christmas.” Released via Decca / Capitol Records, the recording features an assortment of festive favorites from around the globe, plus two new original songs. Each Bocelli gets a chance to shine on “A Family Christmas” with solo tracks, duets and trios.
Download / stream “A Family Christmas” here.
Produced by Grammy and Academy award-nominated composer Stephan Moccio (Celine Dion, The Weeknd, Miley Cyrus, Barbra Streisand), the album is described as “beautiful, intimate, lush and warm, capturing the magic of the season and the joy of togetherness.”
Watch the album trailer here.
The official video for their rendition of José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” was released earlier this week and can be viewed here. The official video for lead single “The Greatest Gift” – a song written exclusively for the album – was shot at the Royal Castel Savoia in Gressoney, located in the Valle D’Aosta region in northern Italy. It was produced for an upcoming Christmas special for TBN through a collaboration with Impact Productions and Fargo Films. View here. Lyric videos for “Over The Rainbow” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” have already been released. Additional videos will be unveiled in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Andrea Bocelli will be joined by Matteo and Virginia on his U.S. tour, which will include songs from “A Family Christmas.” The run will kick off Dec. 1 at Chase Center in San Francisco. He will return to Madison Square Garden on Dec. 14. Tickets are available at https://www.andreabocelli.com/tickets.
At 24, Matteo Bocelli has launched his own successful solo recording career after signing to Capitol Records in 2019. He shot to fame in 2018 after duetting with his father on the hit song “Fall On Me” from Andrea’s best-selling album, “Sì,” which debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. and U.K. charts. The moving video, which features images of father and son through the years, has now surpassed 100 million views (watch here). For 10-year-old Virginia Bocelli, this marks her first appearance on an album, having previously joined her father for a performance of “Hallelujah” during 2020’s popular “Believe in Christmas” concert, livestreamed from the Teatro Regio di Pama (watch here).
Andrea has also announced new U.S. tour dates for February and May 2023, featuring shows in Nashville, New Orleans, Sunrise, Tampa, Sacramento, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Minneapolis and two dates in Los Angeles, returning to the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The tour includes Andrea’s first time performing with The Nashville Symphony in Nashville and with The Louisiana Philharmonic in New Orleans. General on-sale starts on Monday, Oct. 31 (10 a.m.), via https://www.andreabocelli.com/tickets.
Andrea’s emotive and instantly recognizable voice has earned him millions of fans around the world. He has earned a Golden Globe, seven Classical BRITs, seven World Music Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For more information, visit www.AndreaBocelliFoundation.org.