Now and then there is a musical performance that truly captivates and stirs even the deepest emotion. This was certainly the case when Andrea Bocelli and Tori Kelly came together to sing “The Prayer” during a live performance in Seattle. Their pure voices blended with the live orchestra created the perfect duet that moves all who take a moment to listen.
Bocelli is an Italian singer and songwriter. His works have included countless pop and classical hits and has performed in nine operas leading to over 80 million record sales worldwide. According to his website, he has collaborated with various artists including Celine Dion and Sarah Brightman. Bocelli was born with poor eyesight, but due to a football accident as a child, has been declared legally blind.
Kelly is a singer and songwriter that made her debut on YouTube at only 14 years old. After gaining recognition, she appeared on “American Idol” where she was eliminated after a few rounds. However, Kelly has since established herself in the music industry and was nominated for Best New Artist at the 58th Grammy Awards, according to her website.
This collaboration proves that seasoned and new performers can produce a timeless sound. Check out the video below to see the entire performance