Francesco Napoli, the renowned Italian singer, will tread the boards at Sala Palatului in Bucharest on November 29, next to famous BZN and George Baker, for the ‘oldies but goldies ‘music duel, organizers from the German Quality Entertainment announced. Ricky Dandel will be the host oft he show.
Tickets, ranging from RON 99, RON 149, to RON 249 and RON 349 are available on startickets.ro. Gates will open starting 18:30 hrs.
Last year, BZN performed over 100 concerts in Belgium and The Netherlands, also touring in South Africa and Greece (where they were welcomed by 750 fans).
George Baker, founder of Dutch successful band George Baker Selection, who is also coming in Bucharest, composed many songs performed by BZN.
Francesco Napoli, the one who made history with such hits as “Marina”, “Mambo” or “Balla Balla”, will also join the music duel in the Romanian capital. He is a true magnet for the spectators, and he is not just a musician, but also a show man.
The young talented , but still unknown singer , was discovered within a famous song competition in Italy. A German producer saw the temperamental singer ,who had already had concerts with his own band and invited him to stay two weeks in Germany for several concerts.. In result , Francesco Napoli extended the tour for more than 30 years in Germany , Europe and all over the world. Successfully !!!
His greatest hit BALLA BALLA ( 1987) was sold over 12 million times in 44 countries !!! The song was even catapulted into the American Billboard Charts in the Top 5 , at the same time as Michael Jackson, Madonna and other famous Megastars. That was his musical breakthrough …… a further new Superstar of the 80’s was born. He received numerous gold and platinum records and awards. He had further Top Ten Hits with LADY FANTASY,
BALLA BALLA II , MARINA MARINA especially in Spain, Italy, France, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Czech Republic and Hungary. And moreover South and North America. PETER COLUMBUS , the producer of his first success and greatest hit and later the unforgettable HANNE HALLER made a producing contract with him. Francesco Napoli himself also became popular as a composer , text writer and moreover producer of his own songs. Nearly all his greatest hits were written by the artist himself as PIANO PIANO, DUE ANGELI, NOTTE CHIARA LADY FANTASY, just a little selection of his songs.
All famous TV channel and shows requested Francesco Napoli and of course he was part of the first and greatest Italian night in the DORTMUND WESTFALENHALLE, one of the biggest arenas of this time with more than 70000 people inside watching this show broadcast live on the main German TV channel (ZDF). In Poland he became a superstar and icon, started in one of the most famous polish festivals in Sopot (Gdansk) . The importance of this event is actually comparable to the EUROVISION SONG CONTEST, in which he also took part in Germany later on, It was broadcast live to all eastern countries including Russia, with millions of people watching the new superstar. Since that time, his popularity increased unimaginably.
Until today, he hasn’t lost his energy, power and magic on stage. On the contrary!! The famous POLO DISCO FESTIVAL in Ostroda was 2014 one highlight of the year and a kind of Sopot revival. Within this Liveshow, he was honoured for his artistic career during more than 30 years and also as an idol for many other artists and moreover his success and popularity. Approximately 20 million people watched him and celebrated the artist live on television. His songs (QUESTA NOTTE) were also part of successful cinema films like GO TRABBI GO or the most famous crime series SCHIMANSKI. This already stands testimony to the status of this Italian pop music singer in Germany. An emotional pop ballad with the international world star GEORG MCGRAE („ Rock your Baby“) followed quickly. I LOVE HER was a common project of two unique voices . His first album produced exclusively by himself ESISTERE- LE MIE EMOZIONI , was a new remarkable step and a new refreshing way to present himself again as a producer, singer, composer and text writer. AMERICANO( Air Play Charts) and two duets : BACIAMI ( Latinodance ) also established in disco charts and still very popular and listed in radio all over Europe and even America and COME HO FATTO ( Popdance), also placed in airplay charts and presented mainly in Romanian television. This album is a demonstration of the power, the feelings and also the beat of his music in a very impressive way – power and emotion, no contradiction at all. The new songs were a further input for the„ Francescomania“ . A tour to AUSTRALIA and especially four concerts in Sydney followed in addition and moreover a lot of Live concerts in Europe, TV Shows and international broadcasts, as well.
Special shows were organized in famous opera houses, lake festival stages like Vienna/ Mörbisch, the modern Philharmonic in Gorzow or the traditional theatre of Katowice or the historical Sala Palatului / Bucharest – just to mention a small selection of special events . A great pleasure for this extraordinary artist and his incomparable voice. He even inspired the classical music world to present his popular songs in a kind of classical arrangement, impressively performed by himself in a concert with the WARSAW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA .The first international , very special and modern Christmas Song CHRISTMAS & LOVE . Again produced and recorded with his new musically discovery and duet singer LAURA DEL CONTE, was released and immediately listed in American and Canadian ,Austrian and also German radios. Composition, music and lyric realized by himself, the English song text was written by Laura . A big success in the English speaking radio-world and domain and a surprise for the international fans all over the world. After this new production, the young star musical arrangers of the Firstline Studios in Germany created with him in partnership the new popular song SARA SARA, which was very soon focus of TV editors and music agencies. Big and famous producers all over Europe are interested in working with this charismatic singer. Actually BOGDAN TOMMO ( TOMMO PRODUCTION), one of the most important producers in Bucharest and responsible for a lot of famous and very popular hits in the Romanian music scene and even foreign countries. He recorded in his famous studio the Dance- Popsong TE AMARE ! With Francesco Napoli, the freshly elected „AMBASSADOR OF MAMAIA RESORT in the MAMAIA MUSIC AWARDS FESTIVAL . An official high class video was created and produced in addition.
Actually the song is establishing as a new hit and rising comet-like in the popular video platforms and radio stations. More projects, concerts and surprises will be prepared for all the fans European- and worldwide.