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Il Volo Biography


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Birth Place: Italy
Years Active: 2009-Present
Genres: Pop Opera, Vocal


Il Volo is a trio of Italian pop-opera singers. Il Volo consists of Piero Barone, born June 24, 1993, Ignazio Boschetto, born October 4, 1994 and Gianluca Ginoble, born February 11, 1995.

The teenage pop-opera singing sensations got their start in 2009 when they met on an the Italian RAI TV music competition show “Ti Lascio Una Canzone.” Ginoble won the competition in May of 2009. After the competition the three young tenors sang together under the name The Tryo, later Il Trio and finally Il Volo.

Their self titled debut album was released in 2011. “O Sole Mio” was released as a single in the U.S. The album debuted at #10 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and #1 on the Classical Albums chart.