Andrea Bocelli: Incredible moment he sang the aria that ‘changed my life as a young boy’
Andrea added: “It was a broad singing, free, spontaneous, sweet at times roaring at others, but always authoritative and dominating.
“Chénier, the poet [the main character] was addressing the theme of love in a general sense. Franco Corelli in that record seemed to deal with the subject of love for his art: the art of singing, that art capable of involving, of touching.
“I was just a child, but listening to that certainly marked my destiny.”