Shania Twain, Kim Kardashian & More Praise Andrea Bocelli's Mesmerizing Easter Performance

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Andrea Bocelli performs at the Duomo in Milan on April 12, 2020.

Andrea Bocelli stunned viewers around the world on Easter Sunday when he played an otherwise silent cathedral in the Music for Hope: Live From Duomo di Milano concert.

"On the day in which we celebrate the trust in a life that triumphs, I'm honored and happy to answer 'Si' to the invitation of the City and the Duomo of Milan," Bocelli said as the camera offered a bird's eye view of the ornate spires of the Duomo.

Bocelli sang five songs: "Panis Angelicu," his rendition of "Ave Maria," "Sancta Maria," "Domine Deus," and, in a moving finale, he moved through the empty Duomo to the main entrance, where he sang an a cappella "Amazing Grace."

The performance blew away many house-bound viewers, including Hugh Jackman, Kim Kardashian West, Shania Twain and a number of other celebs who tuned in.

"From the bottom of our hearts, thank you @AndreaBocelli. A tremendous gift and exactly what we needed," Jackman wrote. Kardashian also posted the imposing picture of Bocelli standing before the building's imposing facade.

Check out more reactions to the performance below.


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