Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

With: Florida Opera Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Eugene Kohn
Guest vocalist: Heather Headley
Soprano: Svetla Vassileva

With one of the most recognizable voices in music, Andrea Bocelli is a global icon who continues to defy categorization, bringing his music to millions worldwide. The December concert comes just in time for the holiday season and in support of Bocelli’s recent release, Passione, which debuted at No. 2 on the overall Billboard charts. Don't miss an evening of soaring arias and famed love songs this holiday season from the world's most romantic voice.
Andrea Bocelli is NOT part of either season ticket package. Accompanied by the Opera Tampa Orchestra and Chorus, Bocelli’s concert features music from his platinum-selling catalogue, covering both traditional and romantic crossover repertoire.

Read more under About the Show.

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Dec. 14 Tampa Bay Times Forum

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Show Dates & Times

Sat., Dec. 14, at 8 p.m.


Regulary priced tickets start at $77.75. Download a seating chart here.

Andrea Bocelli is not included in the Florida Opera Festival® three- or four-show season ticket price packages. 

Those interested in purchasing season tickets should call the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office at 813.229.STAR (7827) or outside the Tampa Bay area at 800.955.1045. Renewing season ticket holders, Opera Tampa League members and Straz Center Annual Members receive priority seating for season tickets and seating upgrade requests. Priority increases according to giving level. Group tickets and individual opera tickets will go on sale at a later date.

There is a maximum ticket allotment of eight tickets per account/household/business for paid, ticketed events. (For some shows, it may be less.) Applicable service charges added at point of purchase. There is no maximum for free, non-ticketed events.

For ticket purchases via the phone or ticket office, service charges are waived for current annual Straz members at the $400 level and higher, although special handling fees may apply to some shows. Service charges for online transactions apply to all members. 

Pursuant to s.817.36, Florida Statutes, no Straz Center ticket may be offered or resold for more than $1 over the face value of the ticket.

About the Show

With more than 65 million record sales, Bocelli earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records by occupying the first, second and third place in the American classical music charts. Bocelli’s name is also frequently found heading the list of artists appearing at concerts to support causes such as aid for the earthquake victims of the Abruzzo, alongside stars such as Angela Gheorghiu and in evocative venues like the Colosseum in Rome.