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Il Volo Takes Flight - Live From the Detroit Opera House was filmed last year while the group was on their first North American concert tour and captures the genuine excitement of their live performance, the stunning crowd reaction and the many standing ovations the group has received in every city they have performed. The show includes Italian classics such as O Sole Mio and Un Amore Cosi Grande as well as a magnificent version of the classic Charlie Chaplin song Smile. With rave reviews the CD, DVD and PBS broadcast of Il Volo Takes Flight is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the new year. The NY Daily News glowed, If you've never heard them sing O Sole Mio or other classics in their rep, then be prepared to be blown away. Piero Barone 18, Ignazio Borschetto 17, and Gianuca Ginoble 16, also dubbed The Teenage Tenors, exploded onto the U.S. music scene and into the hearts of U.S. fans following their show stopping appearance on American Idol last year. Their self titled debut CD debuted at Number 6 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Worldwide sales are approaching the one million mark. Already certified platinum in their homeland, the boys also appeared on major U.S. TV shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Today Show, Good Morning America, The Talk, Ellen, Rachael Ray and a surprise performance on the final episode of the HBO series Entourage. Both the CD and DVD were produced by Grammy award winning producer Humberto Gatica (Michael Buble) and renowned Italian singer and producer Tony Renis. We are excited and proud to have produced this concert for national distribution with our partners at PBS and the Michigan Opera Theatre, commented Detroit Public TV s President and General Manager Rich Homberg. The show was directed by Ron de Moraes and executive produced by Michele Torpendine (Il Volo's manager), Tony Renis, Steve Leber, Ken Ehrlich, Jamie Westrick and Ron Fair.