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Andrea Bocelli to perform at Queen Anne naming ceremony

Next month, Andrea Bocelli will perform at the naming ceremony for Cunard’s newest ship, Queen Anne
Operatic superstar Andrea Bocelli will perform at Queen Anne's naming ceremony in Liverpool on June 3. 

He joins a line-up of performers to celebrate Queen Anne’s maiden call to its spiritual home, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, performers from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and DJ Lauren Lo Sung. A lively funk and soul set by Craig Charles precedes the grand finale, when Queen Anne departs against a backdrop of fireworks.

‘...This celebration is a tribute to our rich history and a testament to the enduring bond between Cunard and the city of Liverpool,' said Katie McAlister, president of Cunard. 'We look forward to honouring this legacy with a celebration of unforgettable performances that reflect the spirit and vibrancy of both our company and this magnificent city.’

The celebrations are expected to draw thousands of attendees; the godparent has not yet been named. 

The Italian tenor said, ‘It’s an honour to be performing in Liverpool, for the official naming ceremony of Queen Anne. This event promises to be a beautiful celebration of artistry and craftsmanship, which perfectly captures the spirit and elegance of Cunard’s new ship. To be taking part in such a historic occasion, in a city rich in cultural heritage, truly brings me great joy.’ 





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