Cristina Fontanelli to Perform at Gala Honoring Connie Francis as “Woman of the Year”
International singer/actor CRISTINA FONTANELLI will be the featured entertainer for the Il Circolo 35th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 20, 2011, at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, FL, where Connie Francis will be named “Woman of the Year.”
PRLog (Source) – Mar 17, 2011 – NEW YORK, NY: Award-winning international singing sensation CRISTINA FONTANELLI will perform as the featured entertainer at the Il Circolo 35th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 20th, 2011, at 6pm at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, FL, where Connie Francis will be named the organization’s “2011 Woman of the Year.”
“I’m thrilled to have been invited by Il Circolo on this auspicious occasion to entertain their guest of honor, Connie Francis,” says Ms. Fontanelli. “Ms. Francis holds the highest place in the history of great singers and entertainers. I’m humbled that they have chosen me to be an integral part of their tribute to this great musical ‘icon.’”
Ms. Fontanelli’s performance at this gala evening will feature well-known Italian classic songs to celebrate Ms. Connie Francis such as Torna a Sorrento, Con Te Partiro, and Mamma.
To view a brief video clip of CRISTINA FONTANELLI performing “Torna a Sorrento,” from her recent appearance on CBS New York (Channel 2), refer to http://newyork.cbslocal.com/category/video-on-demand-new ...
A favorite entertainer in the Palm Beach area, Ms. Fontanelli has performed at previous Il Circolo Galas at the Breakers Hotel and at the Palm Beach Opera at the Kravis Center including the roles of Nedda in "I Pagliacci"; the title role of "The Merry Widow" and Musetta in "La Boheme" to very fine reviews. While appearing at the Palm Beach Opera, Ms. Fontanelli had the privilege of performing under the baton of Maestro Anton Guadagno who was well-known for conducting great singers such as Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo.
For interviews with Ms. Fontanelli, please contact Miller Wright or Dan Fortune at Miller Wright & Associates at (212) 977-7800.