Watch Andrea Bocelli’s amazing performance of 'Nessun Dorma' at The Global Awards

1 March 2018, 21:55

Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli wowed the audience at The Global Awards with a moving performance of Puccini's much-loved aria

Bocelli was performing in London at The Global Awards ceremony, where he was also named Best Classical Artist.

Bocelli finished the Puccini aria with a phenomenal 18-second long held note. 

'Nessun Dorma' is from the opera Turandot and is one of the most famous arias of all time. But it didn’t become widely known until it was performed by Luciano Pavarotti at the 1990 World Cup.

Read more: what are the lyrics to Nessun Dorma?

He also performed the song 'Time to Say Goodbye' ('Con te partirò' in Italian):

See all the highlights from the first ever The Global Awards here.