158 West 72nd Street
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Cristina Fontanelli, an Award-Winning Singer-Actor / PBS-TV host for Andrea Bocelli, lets down her "Italian hair" to examine the Italian, the Italian-American and the American Songbook for all aspects of
Cristina Fontanelli, an Award-Winning Singer-Actor / PBS-TV host for Andrea Bocelli, lets down her “Italian hair” to examine the Italian, the Italian-American and the American Songbook for all aspects of love Italian style – passion, melody, meaning, FUN. From Sinatra to Sondheim, from Arlen to Modugno to Broadway hits – This “Vocal Genius” brings her special form of entertainment to the NY nightclub scene.
Cristina has become a well-known personality through her recordings, her appearances on TV, radio, in concert, nightclubs, and opera, and through her acting debut on network television.
She has appeared in “Live From Central Park” also starring Celine Dion and Tony Bennett; for the “Il Volo Takes Flight” special; Vienna Boys Choir and Qi Gong -TV Specials.
In addition, Cristina has completed three world-tours with the Mantovani Orchestra. Annual and recent appearances include Jimmy Kimmel’s Feast of San Gennaro in Hollywood, CA; singing the National Anthem on Capital Hill in Washington D.C. for the testimony by fashion-icon Giorgio Gucci; singing Happy Birthday to Mickey Rooney for his 90th birthday celebration at Feinsteins (Donald Trump, Regis Philbin, Tony Bennett, et al in attendance); opening the ceremonies for the prestigious Hamptons Classic Horseshow; honoring Connie Francis at the historic Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach; the National Arts Club NYC; performances in San Diego (with Giada DiLaurentis); making her off-Broadway debut at the St. Luke’s Theater in “My Big Gay Italian Wedding”; the PBS Gala at Times Square Discover and her 15th-Annual “Christmas in Italy”.
Approx Running Time: 75 Minutes
Genre: Live Music, Diva Vocals, International, Storytelling
Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum per person.