Michael Amante Comes To Westchester Broadway Theater 12/14
Michael Amante, world-renowned recording artist, will appear in Elmsford's Westchester Broadway Theatre for One night only on December 14th. This concert will be a Holiday themed performance, capturing in song, the heart and soul of pure romance and will include a collection of music of the Holiday Season, along with his extensive repertoire of romantic, classical, contemporary and Broadway songs.Amante took the world by storm with his self-titled debut album. It has become one of the best-selling recordings of its kind, placing him #1 on Billboard Magazine's 2002 Year-End Top Classical Midline chart. Michael Amante's PBS special received a regional Emmy Award Nomination.
Amante has been hailed as "The Fourth Tenor," by entertainer, Regis Philbin and "The next Mario Lanza" by artist Tony Bennett. The New York Times declared that this "swashbuckling Italian tenor exhibits both the voice and charisma of a cross over star." The New York Post dubbed Amante as "the golden-voiced tenor." He has given performances for countless dignitaries and U.S. Presidents, appeared on numerous national television shows, and has performed at many sporting and other large arenas. He is also known as the "Voice of the New York Mets" for singing the National Anthem at many of their games.
Amante's latest album "Ready For More" includes some of Amante's dearest romantic tunes, including a few original tunes by song writers the late Ron Miller along with his daughter Lisa Miller, Bill Fayne and Michael's Music Director and song writer Herb Bernstein. Also featured on this album is a special duet, "It's Impossible", with the late great Sergio Franchi, who has been called "One of the greatest Romantic, Popular Tenors of the 20th Century.
Amante is considered one of the most versatile and gifted performers able to sing in variety of languages including, Italian, Spanish, Polish, French, German and Latin. He also regularly records and performs in a vast array of styles including Classical, Italian Art, Pop/Rock, Gospel and Broadway with a flair, finesse and finely crafted artistry that puts this virtuoso vocalist firmly in his own class.
Michael's latest project "Amante Salutes America" is focused on the production of a patriotic album, which will provide financial support to organizations benefiting United States Disabled Veterans. The project's mission is to raise funds to benefit Our Nation's disabled Veterans, those members of our armed forces who have sacrificed to protect the freedom we enjoy as Americans
Michael was born and grew up in Syracuse, New York where he was one of five children. As a boy, he marveled at how his father could always sweep his mother off her feet simply by singing to her in a lilting light tenor voice. "I wanted to do that," he says, "to make people feel that good." He now lives in Queens, New York with his wife Seema, daughters, Giana and Grace, and son, Luca.
Amante relaxes by using his gourmet chef talents for friends. His recipes have been published in Pasta Magazine. Amante is a talented and accomplished fine artist creating artwork for music recordings and works of literature. Painting, illustrating, sculpting, and carpentry round out the extended creative gifts of this most renowned artist.
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