Arts & Music
Andrea Bocelli to perform in Tampa this December
TAMPA Tampa is in exclusive company as one of six stops on Andrea Bocelli’s brief U.S. tour this December. The opera legend will perform at the Forum at 8 p.m. Dec. 14. The famed Italian tenor will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva, guest vocalist Heather Headley and the Florida Opera Festival Orchestra.Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. April 8 at the box office and Ticketmaster outlets. Prices range from $75 to $350, not including facility or service charges. The tour opens Dec. 7 in Las Vegas and also includes stops in Phoenix, New York, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. Bocelli will also visit five U.S. cities in June. The performances come in support of Bocelli's recent release “Passione,” which debuted at No. 2 on the overall Billboard charts, and a PBS television special "Love in Portofino."