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Classical Crossover Artist Fernando Varela Manifests A Meet And Greet With Oprah Winfrey 

I Picture Credit: FernandoVarela.Com Have you ever heard the of manifestation?  No?  Me either – until yesterday. I knew this phenomenon by the name of visualization but, at the end of the day, who cares what name you give it as long as it works – correct?  Check out the very cool picture and the […]

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Classical Crossover Star Fernando Varela Signs Record Deal With Deutsche Grammophon of Germany

   Picture Credit: Mascioli Entertainment Here on this little ole’ blog of mine, I have repeatedly said that Reality Television Singing Competitions can only take you so far. There is a long road ahead for artists who crave fame and good fortune or, at the very least, a decent income on which to survive for the […]

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America’s Got Talent Forte Star, Fernando Varela, Performs To Great Acclaim In Timmins Ontario

Okay, I will let you in on a little secret. I was crying like a baby during Fernando Varela’s concert on Saturday, October 4th in Timmins, Ontario Canada. And for a good reason. The depth and passion Fernando transported his audience via his singing voice and spoken word really touched me. Yes, I said spoken […]

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America’s Got Talent Star, Fernando Varela, Coming To My Town Of Timmins As Part Of His North American Tour.

Last year, Fernando Varela, one of three singers from the popera group, Forte, took America’s Got Talent by storm, having finished in the Top 4 acts of the season. Forte has since carved out a phenomenal career post- AGT, having performed at numerous high profile events, including Carnegie Hall, and for President Barack Obama and […]

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[Photos, Stream Link]Forte, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin Set To Perform At The National Tree Lighting Ceremony

What a difference a year makes! At 4:30 PM Eastern on December 6th 2013, the exceptional triumvirate of voices known as Forte, are set to take to the stage to perform for President Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, at the 91st Annual National Tree Lighting Ceremony. These guys are on a journey to […]

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Tenor Group Forte Raises The Roof And The Judges At Radio City Music Hall

On Tuesday, August 27th, Tenor Trio, Forte, brought down the house in Radio City Music Hall with their outstanding rendition of the pop classic, “Unchained Melody”. And received the only standing ovation of the night from all four judges in doing so. Commanding the America’s Got Talent stage with consummate professionalism and artistry, these three […]

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Question: What Will Forte Be Singing On America’s Got Talent This Tuesday?

Answer: I don’t know. I wish I did, but I don’t. But, I thought we could have a little fun here with possibilities. So many songs, so little time. I am hoping that they stick to Broadway/Pop classics, as we already know that they can tear the house down with the sublimely trained operatic voices. […]

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[VIDEO]Tenor Trio Forte Raises The Roof At Radio City Music Hall Performing “Somewhere”

First of all, special thanks to Rickey.Org for posting this video. That was quick and quick was what I was looking for after Forte’s incredible performance on Tuesday evening’s America’s Got Talent. Singing the Broadway classic from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story, these impeccably talented vocalists added class, poise and elegance to this week’s less […]

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Performance Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 8 Top 60: Group 2

Okay, this show is gradually evolving into America’s Got Vocalists. There are so many fine, diverse singers on this show. If all the fans decide to jump on board, we could have a Top 4 Vocal Finale on our hands. However, let us not disregard the emerging superstar status of magician and illusionist, Collins Key. […]

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America’s Got Talent’s Forte Has An Exciting New Look And Sound

This week, America’s Got Talent heads to Las Vegas where the judges will whittle down the hundreds of performers they advanced in the preliminary rounds. The final selection of acts will be featured on live shows over the coming weeks, where the viewers will have a say in the elimination process via voting. One of […]

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America’s Got Talent Performer Fernando Varela Of Forte Fame Performs The Star Spangled Banner

Happy Independence Day to my American readers. In order to celebrate Independence Day in grand style, I have packed a one-two punch in “Star Spangled Banner” video performances here on this blogging site. Below this topic, you will see and hear a gorgeous rendition of both the Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America by […]

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[VIDEO]Opera Trio Forte Shines Ever So Bright On America’s Got Talent

Look at those smiling faces. They belong to Fernando Varela, Josh Page and Hana Ryu, members of the astounding vocal trio, Forte. And they have plenty to smile about. They just gave a spectacular performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Pie Jesu on Tuesday night’s America’s Got Talent show. Look at those relaxed jaws and round […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Week Four

Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent It’s officlal. The new Tenor Trio, Forte, comprised of Fernando Varela, Josh Page and Hana Ryu, will make an appearance on the Tuesday June 25th America’s Got Talent show. I am excited. I personally know Fernando and have known about Josh via one of my former voice students. This personal […]

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Next Week’s Promo For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Episode 4

This is the act that will set the world on fire. Appropriately called Forte, these talented young men are set to make a debut appearance on next week’s June 25th episode of America’s Got Talent. They have never performed as a trio in front of a live audience but expect to be dazzled. Big time […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Week Three

Hey there AGT Fans! Just wanted to alert you to a time change for this week’s show. Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent will air at 8:00 PM instead of 9:00 PM on NBC to make way for The Voice, which will air it’s Finale Results show at 9:00 PM on the same network. Since this is […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Los Angeles Baby

Picture Credit: NBC’s America’s Got Talent This week, the judges continue to evaluate the talent seen at the Los Angeles Auditions. And, yes, we can expect to see the trio, Forte, featuring singer, Fernando Varela, at these auditions but, like any reality show, anything can change at the very last minute. We just have to […]

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Rising Singing Star Fernando Varela To Appear on America’s Got Talent Season 8

Picture Courtesy Of NBC’s America’s Got Talent It is always exciting when someone close to home has gained a spot on any major television show. And, this year, the exquisitely talented Fernando Varela, who is managed by my cousin, Paul Mascioli of Mascioli Entertainment based in Orlando Florida, has snagged an opportunity to hopefully share […]

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The Nessun Dorma Sing-Off: A Vocal Masterclass Review

So many singers have attempted to sing the legendary Puccini aria, Nessun Dorma, from the opera, Turandot and so many have failed to master the subtle nuances and the refined control it takes to correctly perform this song. Considered to be one- if not the most difficult song- to master, it always amazes me that […]

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David Foster, Fernando Varela, Lionel Richie

David Foster, Lionel Richie and Fernando Varela: “Rehearsals Are Highly Over-Rated”

During the course of this 10-minute video, the incomparable David Foster uttered: “Rehearsals are highly over-rated”. Well indeed they are, especially when the performers are Mr. Foster, Lionel Richie and rising star, Fernando Varela. This video was recorded on April 30th, 2012 at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. In this intimate environment, […]

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Fernando Varela and David Foster In Las Vegas

Masterclass Monday: Fernando Varela Performs In Las Vegas For David Foster And Friends

A few weeks back, I featured a rising young star in the entertainment world named Fernando Varela. In this article, I hinted that more exciting opportunities were on the horizon for Fernando. Well, the cat is out of the bag! On November 26th, 2011, Fernando was featured as a rising star during the David Foster […]

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