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Andrea Bocelli in concert in Gibraltar on 9 September

Andrea Bocelli.
Andrea Bocelli. / GASTÓN DE CÁRDENAS
  • Bocelli will be performing with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra as part of Gibraltar's National Week Celebrations

The government is looking for possible ways to provide extra seating for the Andrea Bocelli concert on 9 September, because tickets for the show at the Europa Stadium sold out within two days of becoming available even though the stadium can hold 10,000 people.

Bocelli, who is reported to be the the biggest-selling solo classical artist of all time with over 90 million worldwide album sales, will be performing with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra as part of Gibraltar's National Week Celebrations. It will be his first visit to Gibraltar, and forms part of his world tour.

Those lucky enough to have tickets will be able to enjoy a unique repertoire from Bocelli's landmark release "Si" - his first ever chart-topping album on the Billboard 200 chart. The world-renowned tenor will also treat audiences to his beloved traditional selection of arias, love songs and crossover hits.

Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, says he is delighted that Andrea Bocelli will be in Gibraltar as part of the National Day celebrations in an important year which also commemorates 50 years since the closure of the border with Spain.