New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Girard-Perregaux, iconic luxury Swiss watch brand, was proud to partner up with Andrea Bocelli, the world’s highest selling solo artist in the history of classical music, in the launch of his new foundation, the Andrea Bocelli Foundation, with a 2011 Benefit Gala on December 9th. The Gala featured a dinner and special performances by Andrea Bocelli himself as well as David Foster, Heather Headley and Anna Maria Martinez.
“We are very proud and excited to join forces with Andrea Bocelli in the launch of his new foundation”, says CEO of Sowind Group (Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard) Michele Sofisti. “His accomplishments as an artist and philanthropist are an inspiration to all of us and we are happy to support him in this new pursuit”.
“I feel very strongly about helping people make the most of the world that we live in”, says Andrea Bocelli. “Every human being has the right to be happy, fulfilled and to live a flourishing and meaningful life. I want to help those who face barriers in achieving their life’s potential”.