"Vocal genius" - the New York Sun
"We had a magical time" - Two Italian Boys from Brooklyn
Cristina Fontanelli's (www.cristinafontanelli.com) voice/artistry has been praised by major media all over the world, including The New York Times and she has been called a "Vocal genius" by The New York Sun and America Oggi Newspapers. Join this international singing sensation and PBS (NY Affiliates) Host for Andrea Bocelli and Il Volo, as she returns to San Diego/La Jolla for the 3rd year with her highly-acclaimed show "Christmas in Italy-TM" (running 10 years in New York City, 12/7/13, 3 p.m. www.smartTix.com).
For this special event, Ms. Fontanelli will be accompanied by piano, mandolins, guitar,accordion and a children/student choir. Local master musicians such as Chris Aquavella (mandolin)will join Cristina.
This great Holiday show will take you on a vocal journey through Italy's best loved songs and arias, as well as Neapolitan and Christmas classics written by Italian greats including Donizetti, Rossini, Tosti, and Puccini along with such classic Neapolitan songs as "Torna A Surriento," "Christo Paese d'o Sole" and the Italian Christmas classic "Tu Scendi dalle Stelle" ("You Came Down From The Stars.")
Meet and greet Cristina after the show - she'll be happy to tell you about her Italian roots linked directly to Little Italy in NYC where her family owned an Italian deli called "Fontanelli's" and how she has been honored to sing all over the world and for 2 Presidents of the U.S.!
Experience the joy of Christmas Italian style! Preserve the great Italian heritage for all ages! Bring "tutta la famiglia"! See you at The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego!! Buon Natale!!!!
Read more about Cristina's performances all over the U.S. and the world at www.cristinafontanelli.com or on Facebook www.facebook.com/cristina.fontanelli.fanpage
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla
700 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA 92037
|Minimum Age: 7|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|