Media Advisory - After Conducting Before Presidents Mitterand and Reagan, Maestro Paolo Bustao Debuts the Columbus Belle Voci in "Ring Christmas Bells"

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Presenting the Columbus Belle Voci debut Christmas Concert, conducted by renowned Italian musician, Paolo Busato. Paolo, is an internationally recognized organist, conductor and baritone, classically trained in Paris, Sienna, London, and the United States. In Toronto, he has conducted and recorded with respected choirs: Coro Italia L'Aquila, Coro Veneto and Coro Fruili. Paolo's other albums include, "Nessun Dorma" and "Paolo".

The Maestro conducted the Paris Children's Opera Choir in France before Presidents, Francois Mitterrand and Ronald Reagan and in Italy he conducted the choir in St Peter's Basilica, while also playing organ for the Mass.

Accompanist, Steve Hunter, trained in Santa Monica and performed with Donny Osmond, EmmyLou Harris, and most recently spent the last twelve years as the arranger/music director for Colm Wilkinson of Phantom of the Opera.

Steve Hunter accompanied famous musical guests at Ted Kennedy's birthday in 2009, before the President and Mrs. Barack Obama, Lauren Bacall and many more.

The Columbus Belle Voci will present an evening of Italian and English Christmas music. Beloved pieces will be underscored by marvelous accompaniments, beautiful acoustics and a well-lit atmosphere. This is the one concert of the season that should not be missed.


The Columbus Belle Voci sponsored by the Columbus Performing Arts Council along with Paolo Busato, Steve Hunter, Oksana Isoki, Giovanni Minardi, Derek Grundle and Catriona Delaney-Busato


Thursday, December 17th, 7:30pm 2015


901 Lawrence Avenue West, the Columbus Centre, Rotunda


Charity Christmas Event for Villa Colombo Ladies Auxiliary.


SOURCE Columbus Performing Arts Council

For further information: Catriona Delaney Busato, Public Relations, Columbus Performing Arts Council, 647-267-9040,


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