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Jonathan Cilia Faro

Jonathan Cilia Faro in Concert

Italian classical crossover tenor Jonathan Cilia Faro will be making his United States concert debut on October 14th at Masonic Temple in New York City. The concert, starting at 7pm, will be the first time in the Masonic Temple’s history that it will be open to the general public for an artist to perform with a band.

As an interpreter and music, storyteller Jonathan Cilia Faro will use his own life experiences as a unique tribute to Luciano Pavarotti and Victor Borge. When Jonathan was very young, he learned from these two masters, the art of entertainment and storytelling on the stage.

Inspired to sing when he heard Pavarotti in La Bohème, Jonathan has capitalized on a glorious vocal tradition to forge his own uniquely personal pop/operatic style, which he realizes on his debut American album, From Now On. It is a style that appeals to fans of Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban but, more than anything else, Cilia Faro’s style is a reflection of who he is.

The album’s release has continued to win praise for the tenor. One writer noted, “By far the highlight of the album comes from Jonathan Cilia Faro’s commanding voice that, at times, seems to soar up into the heavens.”

The evening’s Musical Director will be Bill Heller, with Dave Anderson on bass, Russ DeSalvo on guitar, John Arrucci, percussion and special guest singer Jonathan Heller.

The Masonic Temple is located at 71 West 23rd Street in New York City. Tickets are $100 for general admission and there are a limited number of VIP seats available at $150. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.