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Andrea Bocelli: the “evangelical emissary” comes to Glasgow - live review

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

“If God had a singing voice, he would sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli ,” once opined Céline Dion. She has a point. Seeing the great tenor in concert is like being visited by an evangelical emissary.
Bocelli, at the age of 61, has risen to become the undisputed classical heavyweight of the world. He's the man on speed-dial if a special performance for a President, Pope, royal family, Olympic ceremony or World Cup is required.
To ascend to this position, it helps if you are a genre-straddling ‘crossover' artist. This results in Glasgow's 12,000-seater SSE Hydro being the centre of a Venn...
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