The very first time I heard the voice of Andrea Bocelli was when someone played "Sogno" for me. But I, a classical trained singer and choral conductor, wnated to know if this singer also recorded a classical cd. He had. The first track I listened to was "Che gelida manina", one of my favourite tenor aria's. Now I must say, that I was not too fond of tenor voices in general, but I was really struck by this one! This is how I really liked that aria, the voice expressed exactly the words of the lyrics the way I would have sung it if I were a tenor! Of course, after buying the cd and listening it over and over, I heard the imperfections. But who is perfect, and...is the most perfect rendition also the one that touches the most? For me this singer is capable of portraying different characters with his voice only. And also adding very subtle emotions. Andrea Bocelli recorded this cd years ago. In the meantime I have seen him perform in staged opera. I think he is also a good actor, who, at least for me, is still growing and now is becoming the singer he promised to be by recording this cd. A honest, heartfelt rendition of the music he loves.