Inedito World Tour

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Inedito World Tour
Cover inedito world tour.jpg
Official promotional poster for the world tour.
Tour by Laura Pausini
Associated album Inedito / Inédito
Start date December 18, 2011
End date June 01, 2013
Legs 4
Shows 63 in Europe
7 in South America
5 in North America
75 in Total
Laura Pausini concert chronology
World Tour 2009
(2009)
Inedito World Tour
(2011/2012)
The Greatest Hits World Tour
(2013-2015)

The Inedito World Tour 2011–2012 is the sixth world tour by Italian singer-songwriter Laura Pausini in support of her eleven studio album Inedito / Inédito is planned to visit America and Europe so far. The tour ended on September 15, 2012, after Pausini announcing she was pregnant.[1]

Background information[edit]

On December 30, 2010, Pausini announced her eleventh studio album, Inedito / Inédito, set to be released both in Italian and Spanish on November 11, 2011. The title and the tracklist of the album were announced through Pausini's website on September 10, 2011. The first single from the album, "Benvenuto" / "Bienvenido", was released on September 12, 2011. The album will be released on November 11, 2011; then, Pausini will embark in her sixth world tour starting in Italy during the last two weeks of December and going back to South America and Europe during the first semester of 2012. The tour is expected to return to South America in late 2012.

On March 18, 2012 show, the videoclip of the song Mi tengo debuted, playing on the videowall of that same song.

Pausini confirmed that the DVD in Spanish of the tour was recorded on April 20, 2012 in Madrid.

About the tour[edit]

Pausini performing No primeiro olhar for the first time on January 21 show in São Paulo.

In order to promote the album, Pausini engaged a World Tour, starting with 11 shows in Italy in late December 2011. The tour reached South America in January–February 2012 (returning to countries like Venezuela where just performed once 14 years ago during the World Wide Tour 1997) and traveling during March–May the European leg of her tour. According to her words it was to have been one of her largest world tours ever made (expected to be more extensive than her last World Tour 2009).

The stage, where a classic Italian production blends with the utmost rock aggressiveness, changes continuously during the concert; each song is highlighted by different effects. For the first time, Laura had a dance group made up of six dancers, who performed choreographies by world-renowned choreographer Nikos Lagousakos. And then video projections, special effects of a kind never before seen in Italy, and video-mapping, which make the show an exceptional event at the global level, and certainly the most sophisticated, poetic, and all-encompassing tour ever put on the road by an Italian artist. Gold marks the opening, followed by red for “passion”, and then the stage suddenly turns into an explosion of nature. A starry night acted as a backdrop for a 3D moon, bringing the show to a close with a big surprise. Costumes, accessories, videos and sets: every single element has been tailor-made for this special occasion by an international team of top level quality and experience. The collaboration with British architect Mark Fisher, for instance, set designer for Pink Floyd and U2, and creator of one-of-a-kind sets for the Cirque du Soleil, at his first ever contribution to an Italian production, and Patrick Woodroffe, lighting designer for leading pop and rock artists, including Bob Dylan, Ac/Dc, Depeche Mode, Rolling Stones, and who had recently been working on This is it, Michael Jackson’s last, never-completed show.

During the "Invece No" part of the show, Pausini is lifted up high, and sings the song in a way similar to the one during the Latin Grammy Awards of 2009 wearing a skirt specially designed for the artist by the English fashion brand CuteCircuit.[2] Also, in "Tra te e il mare" a moon is raised up above the spectators heads. In places with limited stage space, some of the props were removed, such as the performances in Brazil having no lifting and in Mexico City having neither lifting nor moon.

Currently, all dates up to February 14, 2012 showed the sold out.

Broadcast and recordings[edit]

Pausini and her band playing the guitars during "Inedito" at the show in São Paulo, on January 2012.

To promote both the album and the tour, Pausini went to many TV shows and sang much of the songs present on the tour. This includes "Che tempo che fa" (where she sang "Bastava" and "Troppo tempo") and the Chiambretti Sunday Show on November 9, 2011.

Pausini recently confirmed that the DVD in Italian and Spanish were recorded respectively, in Bologna (on April 17, 2012) and in Madrid (on April 20). Also, she declared that during the Winter, there would not be many concerts due to her having to mix and give both DVDs their final format. On Pausini's official Facebook page, Pausini confirmed that the DVD will be released on the end of 2012. On November 27, 2012, the CD+DVD Inedito Special Edition was released in both Spanish and Italian.

On September 15, 2012, along with news of her pregnancy, Pausini confirmed that both DVDs will be released on November 27, 2012 and that the final single of the album Inedito will be "Celeste".[3]

The bilingual performance of the song "Resta in Ascolto/Escucha Atento" that took place in London during the tour was recorded professionally and this live audio was included in both versions of the album "20 - The Greatest Hits" and its Spanish-language counterpart, "20 - Grandes Exitos", that Pausini released a year after the end of this world tour.

Accident[edit]

In March, Laura returned to Italy starting from Ancona, but the tour is suspended due to the incident occurred March 5, 2012 at PalaCalafiore of Reggio Calabria. Around 2 am, a structural failure brought down and move the metal structure above the stage that has fallen on some workers intent at that time to fix the aerial lighting. Matthew Armellini, rigger, roman age 31, was shot and killed in full. Two other workers were injured in a non-serious and were transported to the United Hospitals for treatment, bringing various fractures and bruises. That were setting the stage is of medium size, a structure already used on other occasions and never had any trouble. The Prosecutor's Office of Reggio Calabria has initiated an investigation and the seizure of the entire structure. The fire department after the emergency phase of the surveys have begun to determine the dynamics and causes of the accident. A similar incident occurred causing the victim It was on December 12, 2011 during the Ora 2011–2012 Tour of Jovanotti in Palatrieste in Trieste. After two weeks of suspension in respect of mourning, the tour starts from Florence going on in the city of Caserta, Genoa, Turin, Treviso and Acireale.

Setlist[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Milan, December 22, 2011
Date City Country Venue
Europe
December 18, 2011 Rimini Italy 105 Stadium
December 22, 2011 Milan Mediolanum Forum
December 23, 2011
December 25, 2011
December 26, 2011
December 28, 2011
December 29, 2011
December 31, 2011 Rome PalaLottomatica
January 1, 2012
January 3, 2012
January 4, 2012
January 6, 2012
America
January 21, 2012 São Paulo Brazil Credicard Hall
January 22, 2012
January 23, 2012
January 25, 2012 Buenos Aires Argentina Luna Park
January 27, 2012 Santiago Chile Movistar Arena
January 30, 2012 Lima Perú Hipódromo de Monterrico
February 2, 2012 Caracas Venezuela Terraza del C.C.C.T.
February 6, 2012 Panama City Panama Figali Convention Center
February 8, 2012 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Palacio de Deportes
February 10, 2012 Monterrey Mexico Arena Monterrey
February 12, 2012 Mexico City Auditorio Nacional
February 14, 2012 Guadalajara Arena VFG
Europe
March 2, 2012 Ancona Italy Banca Marche Palace
March 3, 2012
March 18, 2012 Florence Nelson Mandela Forum
March 19, 2012
March 21, 2012 Caserta PalaMaggiò
March 22, 2012
March 24, 2012 Genoa 105 Stadium
March 25, 2012
March 27, 2012 Turin Torino Palasport Olimpico
March 28, 2012
March 30, 2012 Treviso Palaverde
March 31, 2012
April 2, 2012
April 5, 2012 Acireale PalaTupparello
April 6, 2012
April 10, 2012 Zurich Switzerland Hallenstadion
April 11, 2012 Geneva SEG Geneva Arena
April 13, 2012 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
April 14, 2012 Brussels Belgium Forest National
April 17, 2012 Bologna Italy Unipol Arena
April 20, 2012 Madrid Spain Palacio de Deportes
April 21, 2012 Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi
April 24, 2012 Toulouse France Zénith de Toulouse
April 26, 2012 Nice Palais Nikaia
April 27, 2012 Marseille Le Dôme de Marseille
April 29, 2012 Metz Galaxie Amnéville
April 30, 2012 Strasbourg Zénith de Strasbourg
May 2, 2012 Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
May 3, 2012 Grenoble Palais des Sports de Grenoble
May 6, 2012 Wien Austria Wiener Stadthalle
May 8, 2012 Berlin Germany O2 World
May 10, 2012 Munich Circus Krone Building
May 11, 2012
May 13, 2012 Stuttgart Beethoven-Saal der Liederhalle
May 15, 2012 Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Halle
May 17, 2012 Hamburg Laeiszhalle
May 19, 2012 Amsterdam Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
May 20, 2012 Antwerp Belgium Lotto Arena
May 22, 2012 London England Royal Albert Hall
June 4, 2012 Verona Italy Verona Arena
June 5, 2012
June 6, 2012
June 9, 2012 Perugia PalaEvangelisti
July 7, 2012[A] Lucca Piazza Napoleone
July 14, 2012[B] Locarno Switzerland Piazza Grande
July 18, 2012 Bari Italy Stadio della Vittoria
July 21, 2012 Palermo Velodromo Paolo Borsellino
July 24, 2012 Naples Piazza del Plebiscito
August 1, 2012 Ta' Qali Malta Malta Fairs and Convention Centre
August 6, 2012 Pescara Italy Stadio Adriatico
August 16, 2012[C] Monte Carlo Monaco Salle des Etoiles
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A Lucca Summer Festival
B Moon and Stars
C Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
February 4, 2012 San José, Costa Rica Palacio de los Deportes Cancelled[4]
March 5, 2012 Reggio Calabria, Italy PalaCalafiore Cancelled
March 7, 2012 Acireale, Italy PalaTupparello Rescheduled to April 5, 2012
March 8, 2012 Acireale, Italy PalaTupparello Rescheduled to April 6, 2012
March 11, 2012 Bologna, Italy Unipol Arena Rescheduled to April 17, 2012
March 13, 2012 Caserta, Italy PalaMaggiò Cancelled
March 15, 2012 Caserta, Italy PalaMaggiò Rescheduled to March 21, 2012
March 16, 2012 Caserta, Italy PalaMaggiò Rescheduled to March 22, 2012
March 21, 2012 Perugia, Italy PalaEvangelisti Rescheduled to June 9, 2012
April 3, 2012 Treviso, Italy Palaverde Cancelled
August 4, 2012 Lecce, Italy Lecce Fiere Cancelled due to a homicide that happened at the set days before the show[5]
December 4, 2012 Milan, Italy Mediolanum Forum Cancelled[6]
December 5, 2012 Milan, Italy Mediolanum Forum Cancelled[7]
December 11, 2012 Rome, Italy PalaLottomatica Cancelled[8]
December 15, 2012 Rome, Italy PalaLottomatica Cancelled[9]

Box office score data (Billboard)[edit]

Venue City Tickets sold / Available Gross revenue
Credicard Hall São Paulo 11,475 / 11,736 (98%) $1,317,550[10]
Auditorio Nacional Mexico City 8,598 / 9,520 (90%) $449,774[11]
Arena VFG Guadalajara 9,144 / 9,160 (99%) $440,741[12][13]
Hallenstadion Zurich 12,499 / 13,000 (96%) $1,023,170[14]
O2 World Berlin 4,577 / 4,577 (100%) $149,059[15]
Lotto Arena Antwerp 2,520 / 4,895 (51%) $137,341[16]
Royal Albert Hall London 3,700 / 3,700 (100%) $198,243[17]
TOTAL 52,513 / 56,588 (93%) $3,715,878

Personnel[edit]

Creative Direction
  • Mark Fisher (Stage designer)
  • Patrick Woodroffe (Lighting Designer)
  • Catherine Buyse Dian (Costume designer)
  • Nikos Lagousakos (Choreographer)
Band
  • Bruno Zucchetti: Piano, keyboard
  • Paolo Carta: Guitar, musical direction
  • Nicola Oliva: electric guitar
  • Matteo Bassi: electric bass
  • Emiliano Bassi: drum
Backing vocalist
  • Roberta Granà: backing vocalist
  • Monica Hill: backing vocalist
  • Gianluigi Fazio: backing vocalist
Dancers
  • Stefano Benedetti
  • Valentina Beretta
  • Bruno Centola
  • Santo Giuliano
  • Luca Paoloni
  • Erika Simonetti
  • Tiziana Vitto

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