The first 21st century saw the rise of Italian singer Alessandro Safina, that has combined his opera roots with modern-day pop music to make a striking, hard-to-categorize style. Blessed in 1968 in Siena, Italy, Safina became thinking about opera young, and sang in stage productions across European countries of such operas as Puccini’s La Boheme and Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. It wasn’t until he was past due in his teenagers that Safina became an admirer of pop and rock and roll music, drawing motivation from such rings as Genesis, the Clash, Basic Thoughts, and U2. Quickly thereafter, he begun to combine both styles jointly. Within the ’90s, Safina was uncovered by renowned Italian pianist/composer Romano Musumarra, as well as the set quickly begun to record jointly, so that they can bring Safina’s imagine developing a “soulful brand-new pop opera music” to fruition. The outcome was Safina’s self-titled debut, released in Sept of 2001 (released over the Interscope label in the us). He enhanced his eyesight on further albums such as for example 2002’s Insieme a Te, 2003’s Musica di Te, and 2007’s Sognami.