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Andrea Bocelli To Headline BST Hyde Park 2024

Andrea Bocelli is the first performer confirmed to headline the 2024 iteration of American Express presents BST Hyde Park.

Making history as the first classical artist ever to headline the summer concert series, on Friday July 5 the iconic classical musician whas been names the top tier talent at the London landmark.

Celebrating his 30th anniversary at Hyde Park, In a statement about the forthcoming show, the now 65-year old Bocelli said: “In and of itself, it should be a private celebration: a career spanning 30 years, 30 years – a lifetime! – spent on stages around the world, striving to brush with beauty and offer my voice to those who wish to hear it, as part of the soundtrack of their lives. I am delighted to see how today this anniversary has become a celebration for many: a collective way to celebrate three decades of music and excitement, of memories and feelings, that can bloom to life to the notes of a score each time. Hyde Park is the perfect place for coming together to celebrate my 30th anniversary and reimagine it as a springboard propelling us into the future, imbued with positivity and the power of good. Celebrating it here is sure to be unforgettable, in the vast green lung from which London has been drawing breath for hundreds of years, in this park that is the embodiment of a glorious chapter in the history of a nation, of a continent, of a civilization…and also of so much wonderful music that has rung out here, nourishing it in its wake.” 

Jim King, CEO of European Festivals at AEG Presents, added: “We have wanted to host Andrea Bocelli in Hyde Park for many years and so it’s a great honour for us that we are able to share this special moment with him and his loyal fans. There can be no bigger occasion for all music than experiencing the world’s greatest tenor in London’s Hyde Park.” 

Tickets for BST 2024 go on sale Wednesday, November 15, at 10am GMT, via

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Author: Al Denté

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