Written by
Bob Stumpel

December 13

Ray Charles & Lucio Dalla In Two Duets At The Teatro Greco In Taormina (2000)

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Lucio Dallais an Italian singer-songwriter and musician. On 20 August 2000 he performed  “the most exciting duets” of his career during a Ray Charles concert with a symphony orchestra at the Teatro Greco in Taormina. The two gentlemen sang O Sole Mio and Yesterday.

In the video below Dalla reflects on this event. The Rai Uno program Taratata (presented by Vincenzo Mollica and Natasha Stefanenko , and directed by Cesare Pierleoni) covered the duets, and interviewed Ray. Wait for it.

For a contemporary newspaper review of the event, read this. 


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