Il Divo returns to live concerts to celebrate Christmas in Maspalomas
The four members of the lyrical group Il Divo They were shown this Sunday in Maspalomas happy to "recover their live concerts in paradise" after a long time without performing live in front of the public as a result of the pandemic. In an event held in the Hotel Riu Palace Oasis Maspalomas, the international band was also satisfied to participate in a concert like the one on Sunday night where part of the profits will go to the purchase of toys for the most disadvantaged children of San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
The international importance of this group, which has acted before personalities such as former US presidents George Bush, Bill Clinton or Barack Obama, or the Queen of England and "its world fame, represents us because San Bartolomé de Tirajana is a place of meeting of nationalities, of people from all over the world who come to enjoy, to feel, to live experiences. Il Divo only performs in world-renowned squares, that is why Il Divo has come to the south of Gran Canaria ”, Narváez stated.
The group of tenors returns within the tour Christmas Tour & Big Hits, planning a concert for this evening in Maspalomas, with Christmas songs along with his best-known pieces. "It is the first concert after all these months of hiatus and it is an honor to start our tour, again, in this paradise that is Maspalomas", added Carlos Marín, the Spanish component of the Il Divo group. His colleagues have joined in thanking the consistory for having "the special pleasure of starting our concerts in this land."
“Welcome to paradise” were the Mayor's welcoming words to the four members of the Il Divo musical group. "I am happy to present Il Divo, which is a world benchmark in a municipality that is also an international benchmark in terms of tourism," added Narváez.
In the appearance before the media this morning, the Mayor highlighted "the help that the consistory has received, after the economic and tourist stoppage of these months ago, from the singers and the company DN7 Eventos", directed by David Navarro, promoter of the show, “because they have turned to helping local businesses with the campaign“ Local businesses invite you to the Il Divo Christmas concert ”and, of course, to the Three Wise Men with the donation of toys for the most disadvantaged children.
“This event has generated economy and wealth in our municipality. We estimate that the turnover is around more than 120,000 euros of sales in local stores, without assessing the multiplier effects in restaurants and leisure. The objectives set by the City Council was the promotion of local commerce and, as a consequence, the revitalization of the business fabric. And we have achieved it with the help of Il Dico. Purchases in local businesses have been encouraged and promoted immediately and in close collaboration with merchants themselves ”, Concepción Narváez declared.
"It is the first concert after all these months of hiatus and it is an honor to start our tour, again, in this paradise that is Maspalomas", says Carlos Marín
The group of tenors returns within the tour Christmas Tour & Big Hits, planning a concert, for this evening in Maspalomas, with Christmas songs along with his best-known pieces. "It is the first concert after all these months of hiatus and it is an honor to start our tour, again, in this paradise that is Maspalomas", added Carlos Marín, the Spanish component of the Il Divo group. His colleagues have joined in thanking the council for having "the special pleasure of starting our concerts in this land."
Formed in 2004 by Urs Bühler, Sèbastien Izambard, Carlos Marín and David Miller, Il Divo has pioneered the operatic pop genre of crossover classic selling in 35 different countries, more than 30 million albums, and awarded with 160 gold and platinum records. During tonight's concert, organized by the San Bartolomé de Tirajana City Council and D7 Events, we will hear a mixture of lyrical singing with themes from multiple genres such as Latin music, pop, boleros, folklore, tangos or sacred music.
You have to remember his adaptations of classic pieces like the song Senza catene, Just one more time (All By Myself), Force majeure (The Power of Love), Wicked game (Melanconia), Since the day you left (Without you), With you I will leave (Time to say goodbye), My way (My way), Notte di luce (Nights in White Satin).
Il Divo has released 8 studio albums: Il Divo (2004), Ancora (2005), The Christmas Album (2005), Siempre (2006), The Promise (2008) and Wicked Game (2011), A Musical Affair (2013) and in Amor y Pasión (2015) they compiled the best Hispanic songs, with which they managed to reach number 1 on the Latin Albums Chart in their first week.
In addition to his studio albums, IL Divo has released a special album of Christmas songs in 2005, called The Classic Christmas Album, a compilation album "The Greatest Hits" in 2012 that had 4 new songs, as well as 2 more albums live: "An Evening With Il Divo: Live In Barcelona" (2009) and "Live in Japan" (2014), as well as numerous special editions, duets and collaborations with other artists such as Celine Dion, Tony Braxton, Kristin Chenoweth or Michael Ball among others, and numerous DVDs of his live concerts around the world. Celebrating their 15th anniversary, IL Divo releases TIMELESS, their 10th album.